Collaborate Launcher Available

You may have heard about or experienced Problems Joining Collaborate Sessions on Mac OS X 10.8.4 back in June. Blackboard released the Collaborate Launcher on August 17, 2013 to fix these issues and is now available at UCSF. Below is a breakdown of the important information related to the release of the Collaborate Launcher:

Who does it affect? Collaborate users joining from an Apple computer running Mac OS X 10.8.4 or newer Continue reading

Problems Joining Collaborate Sessions on Mac OS X 10.8.4

We have discovered an issue with the Collaborate web conferencing system and OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.4. If you have recently updated a Mac that you use to join a Collaborate session as a moderator or participant; or if you are trying to view a recorded Collaborate session, please follow either one of the three suggested workarounds below that have been provided by Blackboard.

Affected Platforms
Mac OS X 10.8.4

Recent security changes released by Apple may prevent Web Conferencing customers from launching Blackboard Collaborate sessions and recordings. Customers using OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.4 will be affected. The security changes no longer allow users to auto-launch JNLP files. Continue reading

Spring ’13 LTG Workshops

Just a reminder that registration is now open for LTG Spring 2013 workshops. There are five workshops being offered and below is additional information on each. Library workshops can also be found on the UCSF Library Class Calendar and are open to UCSF faculty, staff and students.

Building Online Courses on the CLE with Moodle 2
Presented by Brian Warling

moodleMoodle is the linchpin learning management system that provides many of the CLE’s core functions. Continue reading

Welcome to Convergence!

Welcome to Convergence, a UCSF Library Blog! Convergence is a team blog that provides UCSF staff, faculty, and students with a platform to communicate about all things related to the evolution of the UCSF Collaborate Learning Environment (CLE). This includes:

For more information about the Convergence blog visit the About section. Please share your thoughts in the comment section below each post and always feel free to contact us with new ideas. Join us in learning more about content creation tools for the CLE and have some fun collaborating while we are at it!