What is Blackboard Collaborate?
Math Assistance is using Blackboard Collaborate. This is a video chat application that enables you to call in and talk to professional staff in the Math Assistance Area. It utilizes video with screen sharing, so staff can talk you through your math questions while you watch and listen.
When is Blackboard Collaborate available?
Math Assistance using Blackboard Collaborate is available during regular hours of operation.
- Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
- Friday: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Saturday: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Sunday: 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m.
Math Assistance using Blackboard Collaborate is only available to currently enrolled COD students.
- A device with a camera and microphone, like your smartphone, computer, or tablet.
- Web Browser – Google Chrome is recommended. (A plug-in may need to be downloaded with other browsers.)
- Log-in for COD's Blackboard site
How does it work?
Call using Blackboard Collaborate during the Math Assistance hours and ask your questions. The link to the Blackboard Collaborate session can be found in your Math, Physics, or Chemistry Blackboard course site, on the Math Assistance Information Flyer, or in Blackboard under the student support tab in the Learning Commons box. Look for Math Assistance LIVE!
You can work with a Math Assistance staff member immediately...
or you can ask for a study room where you can work on your own or with a group. When you need help, help will be right there.
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