66 – Blackboard Collaborate

Blackboard Collaborate (previously known as Elluminate) offers a social, interactive learning experience with virtual classrooms, online conferencing and instant messaging.

Blackboard Collaborate has dropped back down the list again after achieving quite a high position in 2010.

Website Cost Availability
Commercial – Free trial Online
2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
66 50 60 35 43= 50= 50=

Comments from some of those who selected Blackboard Collaborate as one of their Top Tools

reliable and clever, best online classroom tool, Teresa MacKinnon, 2014

  • “”For training between campuses as well as virtual office hours, I have come to really love Elluminate’s flexibility and power. The fact that the experience is the same for both Mac and PC users is also a very strong selling point for me. Not free.”  Audrey J Williams
  • “Stable, efficient, feature rich web-conferencing tool for business. I’d love to have the interface in my local language though.”  Stylianos Mystakidis
  • “my favorite presentation software for remote presentations and teaching”  Lisa Nealfor
  • “synchronous communication”  Chip Bruce