Learn with the ULTRA Experience
Blackboard Learn with the Ultra Experience – a learner-centered environment designed
to improve user efficiency and satisfaction in a modern, comfortable, and simple interface.
This overview will help you, the instructor, become familiar with the new interface.
The streamlined navigation and workflows are designed to allow you to get in, get
done, and get out.
We will continue to use the "Original Course View" initially for all courses. Instructors
will have the choice to preview their courses with the "Ultra" experience and make
a decision to progress to Ultra early on. Eventually, ALL courses will be created
in "Ultra" format only.
Blackboard Instructor Help: Assistance using the new Ultra Base Navigation from the instructor perspective.
Blackboard Student Help: Assistance using the new Ultra Base Navigation
Profile: Select your name in the list and make changes to your online persona.
Activity Stream: See up-to-the-minute action for all of your courses.
Courses: Navigate to past, present, and future courses.
Organizations: (New with Ultra Base Navigation) Access the organizations that you lead or to which
you are a member.
Calendar: View course events and due dates for all your courses.
Messages: View and send messages in all of your Ultra courses.
Grades: As an instructor, see what needs grading across all your courses. As a student, check
your grades for all courses.
Tools: Access global functions that are outside of your courses such as portfolios or the