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Skill Builder Webinar: Ultra Communication & Engagement

Leverage Ultra's communication and engagment tools

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Skill Builder workshops are intended for novice users of Blackboard who need to learn how to use core components & supporting technologies, or for experienced users who want to refresh their skills.


This workshop will focus on ways faculty can effectively use the Communication & Engagement Tools in Blackbaord Ultra to:

  • Facilitate communication using course messages and email

  • Create & send private messages to one user or the entire class

  • Create & post announcements

  • Create & reply to discussions and conversations

  • Organize discussions using folders

  • Create groups & enroll students in groups 

  • Use the course calendar

  • Customize student activity notification settings 

  • Use the student activity indicator

To RSVP for the event, please click “Going” below and be sure to add the event to your calendar!

This webinar will take place in a Blackboard Collaborate virtual conference room. Enter the webinar up to 15 minutes before the start time. Use the "Join Online Event" link above to join the session.

Prior to the event

  1. For the best viewing experience, we recommend using Chrome or Firefox, preferably the most recent updates to those browsers. Closing any unnecessary browser tabs will help conserve your bandwidth.   

  2. If this is your first time joining one of our webinars, please review the Bb Getting Started Guide or our Quick Start Guide for All Users. You will also find additional helpful information for using Blackboard Collaborate at our extensive FAQs.

  3. After joining the session, please configure your audio. Having trouble accessing Collaborate? Please see our Troubleshooting Audio Problems or Networking Issues for Collaborate guides.

This event will be recorded if 2 or more people attend the live session.

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