students sat looking at laptop

Blackboard Collaborate for Open LMS

Collaborative learning designed for education
blackboard collaborate

The learning environment is evolving rapidly to adapt to the needs of today’s learners, and educators are looking for options and solutions to help them meet the various academic and technical challenges they face. Institutions must provide online teaching and learning platforms that improve student engagement, create opportunities for one-on-one interactions and offer accessibility anytime and anywhere.

With Blackboard Collaborate, a browser-based virtual classroom solution built for education, institutions have a reliable, simple and convenient tool that seamlessly integrates with Open LMS, as well as other Moodle™-based LMS systems. It goes beyond traditional web conferencing to meet the extensive and varied collaboration needs of today’s educators and learners. Designed with the learner in mind, Blackboard Collaborate delivers a level of engagement that makes learners forget they’re not in a physical classroom.

The key features offered by Collaborate, include:

built for education

Built for Education

With features like high-quality, crisp audio and video, application sharing, interactive whiteboard, breakout rooms, a thoroughly redesigned, modern user experience, and deeply integrated academic workflows, Blackboard Collaborate™ offers an incomparable online learning environment. This is web conferencing created with education in mind.

integrated academic workflows

Integrated Academic Workflows

Our seamless integration provides single-click access to Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing from within your Open LMS environment. This complete solution incorporates synchronous technology into the course environment for more effective learning and improved outcomes — delivered and managed from a single system.

truly accessible virtual classroom

Truly Accessible Virtual Classroom

We built Blackboard Collaborate from the ground up with accessibility and education in mind so that everyone, regardless of their abilities or dependency on assistive technologies can fully engage and participate in the teaching and learning experience. Our inclusive user experience is designed in accordance with WCAG Guidelines 2.0 Level AA and Section 508 standards, and is always verified by a 3rd party.