Synchronous Video Conferencing with Collaborate Ultra

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Date(s) - 04/01/2020
9:00 am - 10:00 am


Dylan Barth

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There are 1 spaces reserved, 24 are still available.

Open only to UWM Faculty, Teaching Academic Staff, and Graduate Teaching Assistants

This workshop will provide the pedagogical considerations and a technical walkthrough for using Collaborate Ultra for instructional purposes.

Collaborate Ultra is a real-time, synchronous video conferencing tool. Instructors and students can meet in an online space using features such as video and/or audio, chat, whiteboard, slideshow, and screen sharing. Collaborate Ultra is accessible from a desktop, laptop, iOS/Android phones and tablets and is integrated into Canvas.

This workshop will take place in a virtual synchronous session using Collaborate Ultra. Prior to the workshop, attendees will receive an email with a link to participate online. Participants should join the session 10-15 minutes prior to the start of the workshop to work out any potential connection issues.

Topics of this workshop include:

  • Using Collaborate Ultra in pedagogically-effective ways
  • Creating a virtual room or session
  • Linking a Collaborate Ultra session on the course Home page
  • Using the chat feature and audio and video communication tools
  • Sharing a presentation, applications, or the desktop
  • Accessing the participant list
  • Interacting with participants using polls
  • Recording a session
  • Using a mobile device with Collaborate Ultra
  • Supporting students using Collaborate Ultra

Please contact the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning to request accommodations or with any questions.


Registration is closed for this workshop.