MyLO - My Learning Online

Zoom/Collaborate Comparison

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra and Zoom Feature Comparison

Function

Collaborate Ultra

Zoom integration in MyLO

Can schedule a session

Yes- within MyLO

Yes- within MyLO

Can Create a recurring session

Yes

Yes

Can Create a  Semester long SessionYes - auto created within  MyLOYes - Need to create this manually

Invite guests with URL (external users)

Yes - by sending guest link by email

Yes - by sending guest link by email

Access within MyLO for students

Yes

Yes - within Calendar (automatically added)

Session Recording

Yes – accessed automatically in MyLO unit

Yes – Cloud recordings automatically loaded to your Echo360 library/ section as well as added in the unit via Zoom

Recording Download available

Yes – need to turn on this setting before the session

Yes

Automatic Meeting Recording

No

Yes

Mobile App

Yes - but should not be used to access if a student.

Yes - but should not be used to access if a student.

Breakout Rooms

Yes

Yes

Share/Push Content to break out rooms

Yes

No

Push content from breakout rooms into main group

No (need to take screen shot or save file then reload

No

Recording continues while breakout rooms going?

No – recording stopped. You need to start a new recording once back in main room

No - is paused while host is out of main room. Will resume once host is back in main room

Polling

Yes

Yes

Chat export

Yes

Yes

Private chat

Yes

Yes

Maximum number of attendees

  • Up to 250
  • 500 by special request
  • Up to 300

Session time limit

No

No

Session timeout due to inactivity

Yes, not specified

Yes, after 40 minutes of inactivity

Share files, Powerpoint, PDF, Etc…

Yes, integrated File Share or Application Share (use this option for PowerPoint if you have animations)

Yes

Share Screen or Applications

Yes

Yes

Whiteboard

Yes

Yes

Export Whiteboard

No

Yes

Share computer audio

Yes

Yes

Create separate sessions for group use within the LMS?

No group restrictions – workarounds required for this

No- workarounds required for this

Timer

Yes (currently turned off)

No – can set timer for breakout rooms

Attendance, Session Reports or Participant Log

Yes – some only can be viewed by admins

Yes

Breakout groups could be pre-defined/populated as opposed to random

No

Yes

Can you pause a recording?

No

Yes