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How do I join an Online Room?

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Join an online room with a few easy steps.

Written Instructions

  1. Login to D2L.
  2. Navigate to the desired course site where you have been invited to join an online room.
  3. From the navigation bar, click Other Tools, then Online Rooms.
  4. A list of rooms will appear.  Find the desired room and click Join to the right of the room title.
  5. A new window will appear to launch Blackboard Collaborate, asking you to leave the window open until you are connected with your online room. 
    Purple Online Room Window
  6. Check your browser's pop-up block setting and be sure to accept any downloads required as they are necessary to join an online room.  NOTE: This may vary how it appears depending on your internet browser.
    Purple Online Room Window 
  7. If applicable, save your room in any desired location as the above picture indicates.
  8. A new window will appear, asking that you accept the Terms of Use.  Click Accept.
    Accept terms
  9. 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. internet connection
  10. Once a new window opens showing the Online Room, click Tools, then Audio, then Audio Setup Wizard and go through the process to ensure a quality online room experience.
    Audio Setup Wizard
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