D2L - How to access a D2L Online Room
Instructions on how to access a D2L Online Room [Blackboard Collaborate] for first time users.
From your course homepage main navigation bar, click on Communication to expand the drop down menu. Select Online Rooms.
On the Room Lists page, a list of Online Rooms will appear. Find the desired room and click on the Join icon, located to the right of the room title.
The first time you join a room, you will be prompted to download the Blackboard Collaborate Launcher.
Once downloaded, click on the file to launch the install.
Follow the setup wizard installation prompts to complete the install.
Once the launcher has been installed, clicking a session or recording link will trigger the download of a .collab file. Click on the .collab file to launch the Online Room.
When the online room launches, a new window will appear, asking what type of internet connection is being used. Select the appropriate option from the drop down menu and click OK.
Once the room has launched, locate the Audio & Video panel and click on the Audio Setup Wizard icon. Follow the setup wizard prompts.