Blackboard Collaborate: Session Engagement Insights

Blackboard now have some tools to help you gauge student participation in a Collaborate session.

Insights Panel

The Insights panel will appear at the bottom of the Collaborate screen during a session.

Insights Panel at the bottom of the screen in a collaborate Session. It shows the number of chat comments posted and hands raised in the session.

Insight Statistics

The Session Engagement Insights statistics include how many occasions where students have raised their hands and participated in the chat.  See the Blackboard Help pages on how to interpret the data.

Insight Tips

Along the bottom of the panel the tips will appear to prompt further interaction with the participants.

Closing Insights Panel

To close the Insights panel click on the large X in the bottom left-hand corner of the panel. Once closed the panel will appear as a small icon in the bottom left-hand corner of the screen.

Insights Panel icon in the bottom left-hand corner of the screen.

Learn more about Blackboard Collaborate Insights from the Blackboard help pages. 

Insights for Recordings

In the Collaborate Ultra Recordings page there is a new tab named Recording Usage. This tab shows data on how many views or downloads a recording has received.

Insights - Recording Usage tab on the Collaborate recordings page. Columns include Views, Last view, Downloads and Last Downloads.

Insights for Students

Students can now see where they are in the queue of raised hands. A small number will appear next to the Hand Raised icon.

Page last updated on June 9, 2022 by taralehane

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