Blackboard Collaborate Cohort Program for Wimba Classroom Customers
Next program begins August 7, 2013 (date subject to change). Sign up below.
you ready for Blackboard Collaborate? Before upgrading, we recommend
you attend our Blackboard Collaborate Cohort Program for Wimba
Classroom Customers. If you want to learn about the new front-end and
integration functionality of Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing,
this 8-week webinar series is for you. And it's FREE!
the Collaborate Team. Share experiences and ideas with other
institutions who are in the process of upgrading or who are already
using Blackboard Collaborate. Ultimately, the Cohort Program brings
like-minded customers together, so you can collectively move together
through this change management phase and get the resources you need to
If you are a current Wimba Classroom customer and want to participate in the Blackboard Collaborate Cohort Program, you must:
Be planning to upgrade to Blackboard Collaborate
Be willing to give feedback to the Collaborate team throughout the program
Attend and/or view the archives of all 8 webinars
8/07/13: Overview of Cohort Program
8/14/13: Translating the Wimba Classroom Experience into Blackboard Collaborate 12 (90 minutes)
8/21/13: Integrations and SAS Administration (90 minutes)
8/28/13: Technical Considerations
9/04/13: Content Management and Plan
9/11/13: Upgrade Readiness
9/18/13: Top 10 Troubleshooting Issues You’ll Confront
9/2513: How to Sunset Wimba Classroom, Pitfalls to Avoid, & What's Next After Today?
What You Should Know
There is no cost to participate.
Each cohort will consist of 30 schools at most (we encourage multiple persons from a single school to participate).
Meetings will be approximately 60 minutes in duration.
Cohorts will include a Course Site for discussions, weekly call notes/recordings, client resources, etc.
Following each program there will be a check-in meeting to answer any final questions and review your progress.
Space is limited, so please register early.
Blackboard Collaborate reserves the right to not accept schools if they don’t meet the requisite criteria.
Why wait? To join the Cohort Program, please complete the following form.