Resources for building content in Ultra course view in Blackboard.

Articles (23)

Add Content to the Course Content Page in Blackboard Ultra

This article explains how to add content in a Blackboard Ultra course.

Adding a Web Link in Blackboard Ultra

This article explains how to add web links in Blackboard Ultra.

Associating a Rubric with an Assignment, Test, or Discussion

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

Batch Edit Content Settings in the Ultra Course View

You can use Batch Edit to update common settings across all content. This article explains how.

Class Conversations (Ultra)

Should an instructor choose to do so, they and their students can participate in class conversations for individual content items. These conversations are useful to share extra resources and ask questions that others might have.

Communication Options in Blackboard Ultra

Blackboard Ultra offers a number of different tools for communicating with students. This article offers some suggestions and specific tips about those tools.

Create a Discussion in the Ultra Course View

Discussions encourage students to think critically about their coursework and interact with each other’s ideas. Follow these instructions, or watch the video, to learn how to create discussions in Blackboard Ultra.

Create a Journal in the Ultra Course View

Follow the instructions, or watch the video, to learn how to create a journal in Blackboard Ultra.

Create a Test in the Ultra Course View

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

Create Course Groups in the Ultra Course View

You can create course group sets and apply them to graded content, such as group discussions and assessments. Follow these instructions, or watch the video, to learn how.

Create Learning Modules in Blackboard Ultra

This article explains how to create learning modules in Blackboard Ultra.

Create Rubrics in the Ultra Course View

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

Creating an Assignment (Ultra)

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

GVSU Lightboard

This article explains how the lightboard works for creating video lectures using a lighted writing board. Contact information is available to learn more.

Issuing Certificates of Achievement in Blackboard Ultra

This article explains how to create and upload certificates for students in Blackboard Ultra.

Learning Modules and Folders (Ultra) - Instructors

This article will walk you through the differences and similarities between learning modules and folders in a Blackboard Ultra course and when to utilize each.

Scheduling Zoom Office Hours in Blackboard Ultra

This article explains how to schedule Zoom office hour meetings in a Blackboard Ultra course.

Setting Up McGraw Hill Connect Product in Blackboard (Ultra)

This article will provide instructions on how to connect McGraw-Hill Connect to your Blackboard Ultra course.

Setting Up Pearson Product in Blackboard (Ultra)

This article will provide instructions on how to connect Pearson products to your Blackboard Ultra course.

Using Browser URLs as Course Links (Ultra)

This article will walk you through capturing a URL link from your browser that links out to a page in your Blackboard course. This can be used to add a link to a course area within an item with the goal of sending students to the specified course page with one click. This is an alternative to using Course Links in the Ultra course view.

Using Grammarly with Blackboard Ultra Course View

This article provides details for using Grammarly in Blackboard Classic vs Ultra course views.

Using SafeAssign (Ultra)

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

Using the Content Editor

The content editor provides a variety of formatting capabilities. Review the icons in the article to learn more.