Assessment resources for instructors using Ultra course view in Blackboard.

Articles (31)

Add a Rubric with an Assignment, Test, or Discussion

This article explains how to associate a rubric with an assignment, test, or discussion.

Adding a Feedback Recording

An instructor or grader can create personalized audio and video feedback recordings for individual assessment attempts or manual gradebook items.

Adding or Editing a Correct Answer in a Quiz or Test

This article explains how to add or edit a correct answer in a quiz, even if students have completed it.

Analyzing Assessment Questions in Blackboard Ultra

Question analysis provides statistics on overall performance, assessment quality, and individual questions. This article explains how to utilize question analysis in Blackboard Ultra.

Assign a unique individual grade in a group assignment

This article shows instructors how to assign an individual grade within a Group Assignment.

Attempt Logs for Assignments and Tests

This article explains how to find and use attempt logs for assessments and tests.

Available Test Questions in Blackboard Ultra

This articles covers the question types available for tests in Blackboard Ultra.

Blackboard Ultra - Authentic Assessment

This article is a resource for faculty that are interested in learning more about Authentic Assessment. It provides instructors with a consolidated list of tools and best practices for transforming a course beyond traditional exams or research papers to more authentic assessments.

Copying Deployed Tests from Classic into Ultra

This article will walk you through copying deployed tests from a Classic course into an Ultra Course using the Course Copy option in an Ultra course.

Create a Rubric With Blackboard's Rubric Design Assistant

Creating a rubric can be a time-consuming process that involves brainstorming, refining, and finalizing criteria and descriptors. Blackboard’s Rubric Design Assistant can quickly and efficiently create a rubric based on an assignment’s description, saving an instructor significant time and effort in the design process. You can use the Rubric Design Assistant anywhere in your course that a rubric can be generated.

Create a Test

This article explains how to create a test in Blackboard Ultra.

Create an Assignment

This article will walk you through creating an assignment in Bb Ultra Course View.

Creating and Using Forms

This article explains how to create and use forms in Blackboard Ultra.

Creating Quizzes in Panopto Videos

This article will walk you through creating a quiz that is embedded within your Panopto video.

Difference Between Selecting “Subtract points for incorrect answers” and “Allow partial credit”

This article discusses the difference between selecting “Subtract points for incorrect answers” and “Allow partial credit”.

Discussion Analysis

Discussion analysis provides an in-depth look at each student’s discussion participation. This article explains how to analyze discussion posts.

Due Dates in Blackboard Ultra

This article shows how to enable or remove due dates from assessments and tools in a Blackboard Ultra course.

Exporting and Importing Question Pools from Classic to Ultra

This article will walk you through importing Pools from a Blackboard Classic course and importing it into a Blackboard Ultra course.

Exporting and Importing Tests from Classic into Ultra

This article will walk you through exporting a test from a Blackboard Classic course and importing the test into a Blackboard Ultra course. This option creates an "Undeployed Tests" folder in your Ultra course content page, which contains imported tests.

Grading "Offline" Assignments in Blackboard Ultra

This Knowledge Base article explains how to grade and provide feedback on student work that is not submitted electronically.

How to Create and Edit Rubrics

This article explains how to create or edit a rubric in Ultra Course View.

How to Import Question Banks (Ultra) - Instructor

This article will walk you through how to import question banks into a Blackboard Ultra course.

MathType Editor and Windows Character Map

You can use the MathType editor along with the built-in Windows Character Map to insert math functions in test questions.

Moving Tests and Pools from Classic to Ultra

This article outlines the different methods used to move Tests and Pools from a Blackboard Classic course to an Ultra course.

Peer Review Assignments

This article explains how to set up and use peer review assignments.

Printing Student Tests

This article explains how to print tests for students.

Reuse Questions (Ultra) - Instructor

This article will walk you through how to reuse questions and other assessment content into a new assessment in a Blackboard Ultra course.

Surveys in Ultra Course View

Surveys are not yet available in Ultra Course View but are planned for future development in early 2024. This article offers alternatives for faculty.

Using Blackboard Ultra's Analytics Tools

Blackboard Analytics is a course level reporting tool that can give instructors key insights into the ways that students use the tools, content, and assessments within a course. The reports provide real time learning statistics, such as logins, minutes spent, and interactions that will help faculty understand trends in student interactions and the relationship between time spent in a course and a students’ grades.

Using Question Banks for Creating a Test with Random Blocks

This article contains instructions on how to create a test that utilizes random blocks built from question banks.

Using SafeAssign in your Course

This article will walk you through using SafeAssign in Bb Ultra Course View.