Villanova University currently has two web conference software applications, Zoom and Blacboard Collaborate Ultra. Both applications allow you and your students to join the same meeting and share audio, video and screen.
Zoom is a web conferencing tool for faculty teaching in online and simulcast classrooms and for those who use more advanced functionalities of web conferencing platforms. Additionally, Zoom will be used in administrative areas around campus. To access our Zoom training videos and training guides, please click here.
Villanova Faculty/Staff/Students: To create your Zoom account, goto the Villanova Zoom Login page . Click Login and enter your Villanova credentials. Once you complete this step, your Zoom Account will be created. Please review guides and attend trainings to learn how to use Zoom.
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra
BB Collaborate Ultra is a web conferencing tool directly integrated into all Blackboard courses. All faculty and students will have the ability to use this product in their Blackboard courses. To access our BB Collaborate Ultra training videos and training guides, please click here.
CIT will be holding weekly group training sessions for both BB Collaborate Ultra and Zoom. Please check the Instructional Technologies Training Calendar to sign up for these sessions.
Teaching a simulcast class?
- Written documentation on how to use the Simulcast technology
- Video instructions on how to use Simulcast technology
- Attend a virtual "Simulcast Class - Technology Training" workshop.
- Unable to attend a workshop? View one of the recordings from the simulcast training sessions, available on Simulcast Technology page.