Here is a rundown of some of the Blackboard and related technologies you may use in online courses. For study tips and resources visit Learning Services.
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Note: you must already be logged into Blackboard for the link to work.
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra
The group tool in Blackboard may also provide access for student groups to meet online and record presentations if enabled by an instructor.
Ally helps you to personalize your learning experience by converting your course files into alternative formats that fit your needs, devices, and learning preferences. Transform content and files in your Blackboard courses into tagged PDF, MP3 Audio, ePUB (for book readers), and more.
Kaltura is a media creation and management tool in Blackboard. Students may be asked to create recordings and add them to assignments or discussion boards. Use Kaltura Capture to create presentations or the quick webcam recorder for quick recordings. The mobile app offers quick-record and upload options as well.
Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor
- Requires Respondus LockDown Browser
- (**Webcam**) - Requires Respondus LockDown Browser
Both require that you download the Respondus LockDown Browser application (available on the Courses page in myMason). If Webcam is required, you will need to have a webcam installed and record yourself taking the test.