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Find out more about our training programme and associated self-support materials


A full overview of all Learning Technology courses is available on the Learning Technology Training Page.  Our Collaborate training sessions run throughout the year please see the table below for training materials, recordings, and booking links.


The Collaborate Service Team will also provide 1 to 1 consultancy, short hands on sessions, and workshops on request, where appropriate. If you are interested in Collaborate consultancy, or would like to arrange a future workshop for a group of people, please contact the IS Helpline.

Training Courses and Materials

Course Learning Outcomes (by the end of the course you will be able to) Booking and Materials
Self Enrol - Introduction to Collaborate Ultra
  • The course covers how to set up a collaborate session in MyEd, Moodle and Learn, as well as how to use the in session interactive tools.
  • The course is delivered via xerte teaching elements, or downloadable PDF documents, and so it is recommended that the course is completed in a browser.
The course can be found in Learn under the self enrol tab by searching for 'Introduction to Collaborate', or using the
Course ID: zu_introduction_to_collaborate.
Introduction to Collaborate Ultra
  • Understand the different roles in Collaborate 
  • How to set up a Collaborate session in MyEd 
  • Overview of communication tools 
  • Sharing content, including slides and polls 
  • Setting up breakout groups 
  • Hands-on practice sharing content in breakout groups 
  • Tips for running a session 

Book on to a training course

Introduction to Collaborate Ultra reference guide (PDF)

Course Recording


Learn: Using Collaborate in Learn
  • Know the requirements for using Collaborate
  • Set up Collaborate within Blackboard Learn
  • Give students access to Collaborate through Learn
  • How to record a session, upload slides, and manage students
  • Helpful tips for running a session

Book on to a training course

Using Blackboard Collaborate in Learn

Course Recording

Using Collaborate as a Student in MyEd
  • How to set up a Collaborate session in MyEd as a student
  • Overview of communication tools
  • Sharing content, including slides and screen share

Using Collaborate in MyEd as a Student (PDF)

Good practice for participating in an online session


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