1. Click the Chat or Blackboard Collaborate link on the course menu
2. Click on course room title and select Join Course Room
3. Click the microphone icon to speak
4. Click the video camera icon to broadcast your video
5. The purple tab has features like text-based chat, list of participants, screen sharing and other features
6. Click the three lines at the top left to access the menu for session recording and other information
Watch this video tutorial for a complete overview of Bb Collaborate features.