Blackboard Learn Ultra: Base Navigation Basics
Spring 2020!! Blackboard Learn Ultra Base Navigation
Say good bye to the old Blackboard Learn and say hello to Bb Learn Ultra Base Navigation, Our
next step in progressing to Blackboard Learn's more modern, intuitive navigation. This will NOT change how your courses look yet! Ultra Base Navigation will only change the Blackboard Welcome Screen and provides
quick access to the most critical information from across all your courses. This new
navigation has a sleek, modern look and feel and saves you time with simpler workflows
and easier access to important information.
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