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Ultra Guides and Videos

As an Instructor, you can choose to stay in Original Blackboard, create a New Course from scratch, or you can convert your course that is already in Blackboard Classic. 
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  • Guides can be downloaded and saved for viewing later by right clicking the link and choosing the Save Link As or Save Target As option.
  • Videos can be bookmarked and saved in your bookmarks folder in your web browser.

Course Design

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
A Quick Start for Blackboard Ultra  PDF
Blackboard Help
Getting Started with Blackboard Ultra PDF
Choosing the View Blackboard Help
Create and Edit Assignments Video Blackboard Help
Create Tests Video Blackboard Help
Types of Course Content Blackboard Help
Add Files, Images, Audio, and Video Blackboard Help
Navigating Grading Blackboard Help
Accessing Grades Blackboard Help
Grading Discussions Blackboard Help
Progress Tracking Blackboard Help
Feedback via Recording Blackboard Help
Managing Courses Blackboard Help
Ultra Instructor View Video Blackboard Help
Create Custom Banner Image Blackboard Help
Creating and Use of Question Banks Blackboard Help
Importing Question Banks Video Blackboard Help
Making Courses Available Video Blackboard Help
AI Design PDF

Set Up Courses

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Setting Course Roles Blackboard Help
Customizing Course Languages Blackboard Help
Transitioning Classic Courses to Ultra PDF
Managing Enrollment Blackboard Help
Custom Course Banners Blackboard Help
Make Courses Available Blackboard Help
Setting Up Course Settings Blackboard Help
Setting Up Notifications Blackboard Help
Calendars Video Blackboard Help
Student Preview Video Blackboard Help
Using the Ultra Course Preview Video Blackboard Help
Tracking Student Progress Blackboard Help

Creating Content

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Creating Content PDF Blackboard Help
Creating Dynamic Content Activity Guide PDF
Using the AI Design Assistant to Create Test Questions and Rubrics Video Blackboard Help
Creating Ultra Documents Blackboard Help
Adding Content from Google Drive Blackboard Help
Importing Course Content Blackboard Help
Copying Course Content from Original to Ultra Blackboard Help
Creating a Test Video Blackboard Help
Calculated Formula Questions Video Blackboard Help
Hotspot Questions Blackboard Help
Fill in the Blank Questions Video Blackboard Help
Matching Questions Video Blackboard Help
Multiple Choice Questions Video Blackboard Help
Content Collection Blackboard Help
Releasing Content by Condition Blackboard Help
True/False Questions Video Blackboard Help
Calculated Numeric Questions Blackboard Help
Essay Questions Blackboard Help
Extra Credit Questions Blackboard Help
Multiple Blank Questions Blackboard Help

Communicating

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Using Messages Blackboard Help
Communicating with Students PDF
Communicating with Students Activity Guide PDF
Effective Discussions PDF
Using Notifications Video Blackboard Help
Using Google Meet in Ultra Video Blackboard Help
Creating and Using Discussion Boards Video Blackboard Help

Groups

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Creating Groups Video Blackboard Help
Group Sets Blackboard Help
Group Assignments Video Blackboard Help
Affective Design Groups PDF

Grading Learners

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Gradebook Overview PDF Video Blackboard Help
Gradebook Management Activity Guide PDF
Student Activity Reports Blackboard Help
Collaborative and Personalized Learning PDF
Collaborative and Personalized Learning Activity Guide PDF
Assessing Student Learning Activity Guide PDF
Question Analysis Report Blackboard Help
Assessing Learning PDF
Course Activity Reports Blackboard Help
Assigning Grades Video Blackboard Help
Grading Discussions Blackboard Help
Downloading/Uploading Grades Blackboard Help
Aligning Grades with Goals Blackboard Help
Assigning Automatic Zeros Blackboard Help
Grades and Feedback Blackboard Help
Learn for Hybrid Learning PDF
Grading Groups Blackboard Help
Manually Adding Grade Items Blackboard Help
Sending Messages via Gradebook Blackboard Help 
Randomizing Questions Blackboard Help 
Respondus in Ultra Blackboard Help 

Backing up Course Data

Subject Video Blackboard Help
Exporting and Archiving a Course Blackboard Help
Importing Couse Packages Blackboard Help
Copying Content Blackboard Help
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