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The Note icon When using breakout rooms, it may be relevant to share and feedback to the main room.

  • Students could provide an audio report of any changes and additions to the whiteboard.
  • Staff could share a visual (screen grab) of the breakout room whiteboards.
  • This is particularly important where a whiteboard or breakout group discussion is being shared with the whole group.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this guide you should know;

  • how to take a screen grab of a breakout room whiteboard, and
  • how to share the screen grab with the Main Room.

 


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Windows users
How to

1. With the Blackboard Collaborate Ultra breakout room open, ensure that the students are finished updating the breakout room whiteboard.

2. With the breakout room whiteboard on screen, press Ctrl+Alt+Print Screen on the keyboard.

The Ctrl+Alt+Print Screen keyboard shortcut

The Note iconFor Windows users, the Ctrl+Alt+Print Screen combination will copy a picture of the active window onto the clipboard.

3. Move participants back to the Main Room.

4. Click on the Share Content button.

The Share Content button

5. Click on the Share Files link.

6. On the computer keyboard press the Ctrl+V (paste) combination.

7. The image of the breakout room whiteboard will upload and be available for sharing.

The pasted image file of the breakout room whiteboard

Mac users
How to

1. With the Blackboard Collaborate Ultra breakout room open, ensure that the students are finished updating the breakout room whiteboard.

2. With the breakout room whiteboard on screen, press Shift + cmd + 4 and draw a box around the area you wish to share.

3. Move participants back to the Main Room.

4. Click on the Share Content button.

The Share Content button

5. Click on the Share Files link.

6. Click Add Files and locate the screenshot on your Mac (this will generally be on the Desktop).

7. The image of the breakout room whiteboard will upload and be available for sharing.

The pasted image file of the breakout room whiteboard