Creating a Collaborate Ultra Session

This article provides instructors with step-by-step instructions and best practices for creating a Collaborate Ultra session.

You will need to create a Collaborate Ultra session in your Canvas course site for students to participate.
  1. Go to your course site in Canvas
  2. Click Collaborate Ultra in the course navigation menu
  3. Complete Event Details (see below for Best Practices for Creating a Collaborate Ultra Session)
  4. Adjust Session Settings (default settings work best for most situations

Best Practices for Creating a Collaborate Ultra Session

  • Access Collaborate Ultra through the course navigation menu in Canvas
  • Don’t add session or recording links to Home or Modules in Canvas
  • Don’t email session or recording links to your students
  • Set up a separate session for each class meeting
  • Choose “No end (open session)” for office hours and small group work
  • Title the session with the date and purpose as naming convention
  • Provide an “End” date for sessions to lessen confusion

FAQs for Creating a Collaborate Ultra Session

Can TAs or TA Graders create sessions? What role do they come in as in CU? 
Users enrolled in your course as a TA or TA Grader will enter any Collaborate sessions created in the course in the Moderator role, by default. 




Keywords:collaborate ultra   Doc ID:99437
Owner:Dylan B.Group:UW-Milwaukee Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Created:2020-03-25 10:20 CDTUpdated:2020-03-29 18:08 CDT
Sites:UW-Milwaukee Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
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