Encouraging students to use the feedback icons not only keeps them engaged, it gives you feedback too
Collaborate online in real time by synchronous text or voice chat
One way of making webinars more interactive, engaging and useful for learners is to use polling
How to go about annotation and writing formulae in a staff and student-friendly manner, while delivering a webinar?
Blackboard Collaborate is a system that allows participants to collaborate online in real-time (synchronously). It is available through the module and programme coursesites on the Blackboard. It is particularly useful for delivering online (or virtual) classroom sessions (also called webinars) to distance and work-based learning students.