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Getting Started

There are a few things you should do before you participate in a session:

  1. Ensure your computer meets the minimum system requirements recommended for running a Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing session on your computer. See Minimum Client System Requirements.
  2. Launch into a private Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing session where you can familiarize yourself with the Whiteboard tools or create or review presentations and/or quizzes prior to joining your scheduled session. (For instructions on launching a private session, see Launching an Offline Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing Session.)
  3. Join a Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing session. You may join a session either through an email link sent to you by your organization or via a link on a web page. The method by which you join a session will vary depending on your organization. See Joining a Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing Session.
  4. Once you have successfully launched into a Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing session, run the Audio Setup Wizard (see Using the Audio Setup Wizard) and set your proxy settings (see Setting Your Proxy Configuration). You may also want to set other preferences, such as your connection speed (see Setting Your Preferences).

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