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Fall 24 Blackboard Courses to Use Ultra by Default

However, faculty can still use Original upon request

In consultation with the Deans as well as the Faculty Senate Computer Policy Committee (CPC), DoIT will make Ultra the default version of Blackboard for all Fall 2024 course shells that are...

Posted: May 7, 2024, 10:04 AM

Ultra Adoption by Faculty Eclipses Original for SP2024

Instructional Technology ready for Ultra migration support

In the final nine months of UMBC's Ultra migration, the overall faculty adoption rate continues to grow. For the spring 2024 term, Original course usage decreased by 33% between fall 23 and spring...

Posted: March 12, 2024, 2:43 PM

62% of Fall 2023 Blackboard Courses Now Using Ultra

9 of 10 UMBC students are enrolled in an Ultra course

As UMBC finalizes its migration to Ultra, more faculty opted to use the new course experience during FA2023. Specifically, of 1588 total available Blackboard shells, faculty have enabled 991 using...

Posted: September 20, 2023, 2:55 PM

More Departments Move to Fully Adopt Ultra for Fall 2023

Options support bulk Ultra course creation and conversion

Given UMBC will be migrating to Ultra by the start of Winter 2025, five more departments will fully adopt Ultra for Fall 2023, The following departments join Theater and Gender, Women's, +...

Posted: May 18, 2023, 12:46 PM

Get Ultra-Ready: Access comprehensive training & support

Optimize your success with multiple Ultra resources

As UMBC gears up to fully adopt Blackboard Ultra by the Spring 2025 term, multiple training and support resources are available to help instructors become familiar with Ultra and successfully...

Posted: May 1, 2023, 3:53 PM

Ultra Workshops for March

Resources, training & tips for your Ultra journey

Instructional Technology is pleased to offer the following Ultra workshops in March: March 2 (12 PM) - Ultra Essentials IV - Tests & Assignments March 7 (12 PM) Ultra Essentials V - Grading...

Posted: February 27, 2023, 12:52 PM

Now available: Self-paced Ultra for Instructors course

Resources, training & tips for your Ultra journey

Note: This self-paced course has been retired due to changes in available resources from Blackboard. We encourage faculty interested in Ultra training to access the following resources: Attend...

Posted: February 22, 2023, 12:02 PM

UMBC to Complete Bb Ultra Migration by Start of SP2025

FA2024 to be last term DoIT supports Bb Original

In support of a common learning experience for students and faculty, and in consultation with the Faculty Senate Computer Policy Committee (CPC) last semester, UMBC will complete the Blackboard...

Posted: February 17, 2023, 12:20 PM