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Ultra Faculty Ambassadors Share Best Practices & Resources

Ask questions, get help, share feedback with your peers

DoIT believes faculty are important partners and will play an essential role during the Ultra migration. The new Blackboard course interface is significantly different from the Original course...

Posted: February 21, 2019, 11:49 AM

What is Ultra & how do I learn more about it?

Multiple opportunities for training, support, outreach

Training and support are essential components of a successful transition to the Ultra Experience. This past summer, about 30 faculty and staff attended the Ultra Experience Boot Camp, one of...

Posted: November 12, 2018, 3:17 PM

Is your course ready for Ultra? Try the Ultra Course Preview

Five steps to planning your Ultra roadmap

During the FA2018 semester, UMBC faculty are invited to explore how their current (or “Original”) courses will convert to the Ultra Experience. The Ultra Course Preview conversion tool allows you...

Posted: October 5, 2018, 12:35 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

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

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 Ultra Experience Pilot Wraps Up

Preparing UMBC for the Road to Ultra

Four faculty and more than 100 students are wrapping up a semester-long pilot of Blackboard’s new Ultra Experience. The pilot was designed to support faculty as they explore, design, and teach...

Posted: May 10, 2018, 9:26 AM

Faculty to Pilot Blackboard’s Ultra Experience in SP2018

Learn more about the redesigned next generation Blackboard

Four faculty will redesign and teach courses using Blackboard’s Ultra Experience, the next generation of Blackboard’s learning management system during the SP2018 semester. As part of a unique...

Posted: December 18, 2017, 10:12 AM

Blackboard Upgrade Scheduled Dec. 26, 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM

System-wide update planned

Blackboard engineers will perform a system upgrade and maintenance on Monday morning, December 26, 2016, from 6:30 AM to 6:30 PM. Blackboard will be offline during this period. The downtime...

Posted: December 2, 2016, 9:49 AM