This page contains information to help you log in to the LARC Summer Social Media Workshop's Blackboard Collaborate virtual classroom.
Each workshop session will take place in the same virtual classroom, so follow the instructions below every time you want to join a session.

A headphone with microphone is encouraged for optimal listening and speaking. A web camera is optional.

Blackboard Collaborate LOG IN INSTRUCTIONS

  • Select the following URL or copy it into your web browser to log-in to the webinar room:
  • Enter your name (as you want it to appear in the webinar room)
  • Press “OK,” “Run”, or “Open” to start the program
  • If asked if you trust this program, select “Yes” or “OK”
  • If asked about your Internet connection, select “DSL”
  • Depending on the speed of your connection (we recommend wired over wireless) it will take a few seconds before you are auto-placed into the classroom. Please be patient when logging in
  • It is best to log in 10-15 minutes before the workshop sessions begins

Video Tutorial


  • To check if you have the system requirements visit

  • Checking the audio setting once inside the Blackboard Collaborate virtual room.
Along the top tabs go to TOOLS > AUDIO > AUDIO SETUP WIZARD