Session Administration and Management

Minimize administrative overhead with powerful Blackboard Collaborate™ Session Administration System (SAS) tools. Administrators have unprecedented power to manage users, schedule sessions, and track learners' activities with robust, out-of-the-box reporting.

What you can do:

  • Create and schedule multiple session types: meetings, courses, drop ins
  • Add sessions to calendars
  • Configure session defaults and options
  • Preload content, like multimedia, session plans, and whiteboard files
  • Create user accounts and groups and assign authority
  • Configure user authentication
  • Configure email session invitations
  • Push participants to specific URL upon session exit
  • Show/hide participant names during recording playback
  • Convert session recordings to MP3/MP4 formats
  • Store and manage recordings centrally and track who views them
  • Generate summary and comprehensive usage reports
  • Manage your own disk space on the Blackboard Collaborate server


Visit the On-Demand Learning Center for recorded training and documentation for web conferencing administrators.