Articles on getting started with building a course in Blackboard Ultra course view.

Articles (11)

Adding or Changing Course or Organization Banners in Grid View

As an instructor, you can upload an image for the thumbnail in the Courses page in Ultra Base Navigation. This article explains how to add or change the image.

Blackboard Ultra - Strong Start

This article is used in the Strong Start Teaching Institute and provides instructors with a consolidated list of resources for getting started with Blackboard Ultra.

Copying an Entire Blackboard Classic Course Into Blackboard Ultra - Demonstration

This article explains how to copy content from Blackboard Classic to Blackboard Ultra. A video demonstration is included.

Copying Content Between Ultra Courses or Organizations

This article will walk you through how to copy all content materials between two Blackboard Ultra courses or organizations.

Create an Announcement

This article explains the details and creation of announcements in Blackboard Ultra.

Create Course Groups

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.

Creating and Adding a Course Banner with Template (Ultra Course View)

To create a Course Banner with the correct dimensions, instructors can use the attached banner template for creating a custom banner for use in their course, and then use the the instructions to upload this image as a course card image and course banner.

Exporting/Importing Course in Blackboard Ultra

This article will show you how to export and import a course between two Blackboard Ultra courses,

Self Service: Copying Content From Blackboard Classic to Ultra

This article will walk you through how to copy individual content items from Blackboard Classic to Blackboard Ultra.

Setting Accommodations (DSR) for Individual Students in the Roster in Blackboard Ultra

This article explains how to set accommodations for individual students from the roster. The accommodations set here apply to the student throughout the course.

Show/Hide Roster in Ultra Course View

Instructors can now choose to show or hide the course Roster and set the Roster visibility setting at the course or organization level in the Ultra course view.