Blackboard Collaborate , the web conferencing tool available through Blackboard courses, recently released a mobile application for Android devices and Kindle Fire. The mobile application for iOS devices has been available since 2012 and has had over 60,000 downloads across the world.
By expanding mobile access to Android users, Blackboard Collaborate hopes to provide even more opportunities for students to engage with their online courses. Mobile participants are able to:
- Join live sessions
- Interact via text chat and two-way audio
- View whiteboard content and shared applications
- Use emotiocons, hand raising, polls, breakout rooms
- Stream or download recordings converted to MP4