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  • Grade Anywhere with Blackboard Instructor Mobile App

    Save time & stay connect with students!
    Escape your office, save some trees, and head to the coffee shop for a nice latte. Then pull out your iPad because mobile grading for Blackboard assignments is here!  If you have a virtual pile...
    Posted: August 27, 2018 3:28 PM
  • Boot Camps Prepare Faculty for New Bb Course Interface

    Almost everything needed to know about the new Blackboard!
    About thirty faculty and staff attended two boot camps focused on the new Blackboard course interface before the FA2018 semester started. Informed by a SP18 Ultra experience faculty pilot, the...
    Posted: August 27, 2018 3:28 PM
  • Where's my Blackboard course? Tour the New Dashboard

    Review enhancements & features in the Ultra Experience
    If you’ve been away all summer, you might notice there’s something very different about Blackboard. UMBC’s learning management system was updated in late May to the Ultra Experience featuring a...
    Posted: August 22, 2018 8:07 AM
  • User Course List to be Updated in Blackboard in Early August

    Enhancements improve display & sorting of courses
    An upcoming enhancement to the Course list page will provide term-specific subsections and a new filter to help users quickly organize and locate courses. This update will be applied to UMBC’s...
    Posted: July 31, 2018 11:48 AM
  • Feedback Recording Tool Now Available in Blackboard

    Engage students with personalized audio or video feedback
    A new feedback tool in Blackboard allows faculty to embed short audio or video messages to students about their submissions through the grade center. Students can then watch or listen to...
    Posted: July 26, 2018 11:45 AM
  • FA2018 Courses Created in Blackboard on July 24, 2018

    Blackboard course shells for FA2018 were created on July 24, 2018 About Course Creation Bb shells for FA2018 are available for all courses (designated as lecture, lab, field or discussion)...
    Posted: July 25, 2018 8:27 AM
  • Second Blackboard Ultra Experience 2-Day Boot Camp Scheduled

    Learn how to develop courses in the new Blackboard interface
    Due to the popularity of our Blackboard Ultra Experience 2-Day Boot Camp scheduled for 8/15 & 8/16, now filled to capacity, we have scheduled a second Boot Camp for Tuesday, 8/21, and...
    Posted: July 18, 2018 10:47 AM
  • UMBC Blackboard Update: SP/SU2018

    UMBC Blackboard Update is provided by the Division of Information Technology for students, faculty and staff. If you have questions or need help, please consult the Blackboard Help tab inside...
    Posted: May 11, 2018 3:00 PM
  • Bb Dashboard Upgrade to Ultra Version Scheduled for May 25

    Finding courses will change, but not their appearance
    Related FAQ - Where is my summer course after the Ultra Experience upgrade? Blackboard's navigation to courses will be upgraded on Friday, May 25, 2018 beginning at 3 PM EST as part of DoIT’s...
    Posted: May 11, 2018 2:47 PM
  • Blackboard Maintenance Schedule Updated for SU2018

    UMBC to receive monthly updates with no downtime
    Beginning with SU2018, the UMBC Blackboard (Bb) site will receive monthly updates as part of Blackboard’s continuous delivery model, which is a requirement for UMBC to move its Bb system to the...
    Posted: May 11, 2018 10:51 AM