UPDATE: CSULB upgraded the BeachBoard Online Rooms' tool to the newest version (Collaborate v. 12) on December 20, 2012.
Participants can join Collaborate web meetings on Apple iPhones and iPads. The Blackboard Collaborate mobile app can be downloaded free from the App Store. Download Now: http://search.itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZContentLink.woa/wa/link?path=apps%2fblackboardcollaboratemobile.
Echo cancellation allows each single talker with standard computer microphone and speaker setup to participate without the need for a headset.
Improved Classroom Management
Instructor can view public and private chat in a single window and move to private chat tabs to respond. Instructor can toggle global permissions for features including audio, video, and whiteboard for all participants or individual students with a single click.
Enhanced Closed Captioning
Enhanced closed captioning window offers more viewing options, like font size, color, and contrast, to increase visibility and reduce eye strain.