What are the Blackboard Collaborate technical requirements?

All students must have a computer with a high speed Internet connection and the following:


  • Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8 with IE, Firefox, or Chrome
  • Mac OS 10.6 or higher with Safari or Firefox.
  • Java 1.6 or 1.7
  • 2-way video-conferencing capability (i.e. a webcam, microphone, and speakers), to allow participation in virtual chat during the web conference
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