Information Technology A to Z Index

Collaboration Support

Blackboard Collaborate

Launch Blackboard Collaborate

  1. Log into Blackboard
  2. Open Course
  3. Click Tools (on the left-hand menu)
    Blackboard Collaborate
  4. Click Blackboard Collaborate Ultra to schedule and join web conferencing sessions and view recorded archives.

Create a Session

  1. Follow the launch instructions above
  2. Click the Create Session button
    Collaborate Create Session

Office 365 for Education

File and Data Storage

OneDrive  (Install on PC)

G Suite for Education

File and Data Storage, Archiving, and Backup

Collaboration Apps

Blackboard Collaborate Etiquette

Best Practices for a Good Session

Blackboard Collaborate Support

Support from Blackboard Help

Comparison Chart - Microsoft Office 365 and G Suite for Education

Feature G Suite for Education Microsoft Office 365 for Education
Browser Chrome Internet Explorer / Edge
Word Processing Docs Word
Spreadsheets Sheets Excel
Presentations Slides PowerPoint / Sway
Email Gmail (not available at EKU) Exchange/Outlook 
Pages Sites (not available at EKU) SharePoint

Office 365 Account and Login Information

Your Account Credentials

You will authenticate your Office 365 account like you do your G Suite for Education account, with your full EKU email address and password:

Signin

G Suite Account and Login Information

Your Account Credentials

You will authenticate your G Suite account like you do your Office 365 account, with your full EKU email address and password:

Google signin

Signing In

Open www.google.com and be sure you are logged out of any other Google accounts by clicking the icon in the top-right corner and choosing the Sign out button.  If you do not have that, you are not currently logged into a consumer Google or G Suite for Education account.