Blackboard Inc. announced that the newly released Blackboard Collaborate 11 contains integrations that allow the program to work with an expanded range LMS systems. These integrations were developed by Agilix, Epsilen and itslearning. These companies will support these integrations on an ongoing basis.
Blackboard Collaborate is a web conferencing program designed to give students and teachers a hands on interactive experience. It provides two-way audio, multi-point video, interactive whiteboard, application and desktop sharing, rich media, breakout rooms, and session recording. The ability to integrate the program with the LMS makes the system easier to use for both students and teachers.
Blackboard Collaborate 11 was already able to be integrated with Blackboard’s Learn 9.1 and Learn ANGEL Edition, WebCT, Moodle, Sakai, Pearson LearningStudio, Fronter, and Desire2Learn.