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Moodle and Blackboard Collaborate

Blackboard Collaborate is integrated within Moodle, our other centrally supported VLE

Moodle is the University of Edinburgh's centrally-supported virtual learning environment for online distance learning programmes.

Blackboard Collaborate is integrated within Moodle. If you are a user of the ODL-Moodle then you can use the Collaborate service.

There are two ways to create a Collaborate session within Moodle a LTI Integration and a Plugin.  To view the differences between each option please see the Collaborate Moodle Plugin vs LTI connection in the Selected Moodle Feature Comparisons Grids in Staff Moodle Help Course within Moodle.

Please follow the instructions on how to add a Collaborate session in to a Moodle course: