Best Practices

Optimize use. Promote  adoption. Maximize success. That's what best practices are all about. Here are some resources to help you make the most of the Blackboard Collaborate™ platform at your academic institution.

Getting Ready to Upgrade to Blackboard Collaborate

When is the right time to upgrade to Blackboard Collaborate? It's not too early to get started with your upgrade plan right now, especially since we have a comprehensive set of resources to ease the change management process, provide best practices, and facilitate adoption. So you'll find your upgrade experience to Blackboard Collaborate more personal, supportive, and guided. Learn more >

Featured Resource: Getting Ready for Common Core

Common Core is a new way of teaching and learning. Check out this playbook for the 4 steps every K-12 school district should follow to develop an action-based strategy for Common Core. Plus, learn from your peers with real-world examples. best pratices, and expert advice. View presentation >

Best Practices Briefs

Best Practices White Papers

Customer Contributions

Blackboard Collaborate Champion Tool Kit

Do you need help spreading the word about Blackboard Collaborate at your school? We've created our Blackboard Collaborate Champion Tool Kit just for you. It's a collection of tools you can use to help generate excitement and promote adoption of Blackboard Collaborate by the many stakeholders at your institution. To get your Champion Tool Kit, contact us today. You'll get v ideo links, logos and graphics, door hanger and poster, social media recommendations, and more!


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See Blackboard Collaborate in action

Cheryl Thompson videoPlay Video

Cheryl Thompson of the University of North Dakota discusses upgrading to Blackboard Collaborate 11.

Tom Rosenberger videoPlay Video

Hear what Tom Rosenberger at The College of St. Rose has to say about his institution's upgrade experience.