Blackboard Collaborate Enterprise Instant Messaging

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Blackboard IM (formerly Wimba Pronto) is an instant messaging program that students, faculty, and students can download and use.  Once Blackboard IM is installed and a user account is created, it will automatically populate with other users that are associated with enrolled courses and other college organizations.
Whenever a user has Blackboard IM open, they can contact other users currently online via text chat as well as video and audio chat.  Interactions can be one-on-one or opened up to groups of online users.  In addition, users can launch a Blackboard Web Conferencing environment where they can use an eBoard or share applications.

Blackboard IM invitations are sent at the beginning of the semester.  The invitation includes a link to create an account and install the Blackboard IM client on your computer.  Be sure to check your GPC email for your invitation.


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