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1. Security settings are not letting Collaborate (or older Elluminate recordings) for me or my students. It there anything to be done?

Older recordings may run into problems with current security Java settings.  The two documents below explain how to change the Java security settings on a Mac or in Windows.

Note: About updating Java - updating past version 7 is not necessary to run the current version of Blackboard collaborate and version 8 may cause some issues in Mac OS.  

The sites that need to be added to the Java exception list for Blackboard/Collaborate are and - note the https in the URL.

2. How do I add a Webmeeting to my Portfolio?

You can add a webMeeting (Blackboard Collaborate) to any page on your UAS Online portfolio. These WebMeetings are by default open to the public so you can use them for professional meetings, for online office hours involving multiple classes, etc.

Step-by-step Instructions: Add a WebMeeting to a UAS Online Portfolio page (pdf)


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