1. Blackboard Learn Basics Ultra – Do I have Learn Ultra Course View?
This webinar is designed to provide you easy step-by-step instructions on how to upload course content, create discussion boards for students to engage, and provide an overview on the types of online assessments available in Blackboard Learn Ultra Course View.
2. Q&A with Experts: Blackboard Learn Ultra
Have a question on how to do something in Blackboard Learn Ultra? Join this live Office Hours session where Blackboard experts will be on hand to answer questions, demonstrate workflows and provide guidance on teaching remotely.
3. Blackboard Collaborate Basics
Blackboard Collaborate is a virtual classroom tool that allows you to engage with your students in real-time, to record sessions for students to watch later, and to offer live virtual office hours. In this 45-minute session, we will review the Collaborate interface and tools that support engaging virtual classroom sessions.
4. Blackboard Collaborate Beyond the Basics
This webinar will help you move beyond the basics of Blackboard Collaborate and provide an overview of specific use cases and features that will facilitate synchronous interaction with your students. Some features include using breakout rooms, sharing content through your camera, polling, and other features that will help you engage your learners and empower student success.
5. Q&A with Experts: Blackboard Collaborate
Have a question on how to do something in Blackboard Collaborate? Join this live Office Hours session where Blackboard experts will be on hand to answer questions, demonstrate workflows and provide guidance on teaching remotely.
6. Grading and Managing the Gradebook in an Ultra Course
This intermediate session will provide a deeper dive into setting up grading criteria for assessments, utilizing different types of assessments, and creating gradable assignments in Blackboard Learn Ultra Courses.
7. Creating Assessments in an Ultra Course
In this session, we will focus on creating different assessments and assignments in Blackboard Learn Ultra courses. We will outline the steps to create an assessment or an assignment, including selecting different options in grade settings.
8. Improving Student Engagement Ultra
Discover how utilizing tools within Blackboard Learn Ultra can encourage meaningful engagement among students. between your students and you, and with the content itself! In this session, we’ll examine how to effectively use discussion boards, class conversations, interactive lectures, and other Blackboard Learn Ultra tools to foster student engagement in your course. We will also explore different ways to promote communication and collaboration among your students to get them involved and to keep them engaged in online classes.
9. Guide to Building Mobile Content
Many students prefer to consume course content on their mobile phone. This webinar is designed to provide you with the basic fundamentals for preparing online course content for mobile delivery. Additionally, we will review Blackboard mobile apps and provide you with a helpful worksheet on mobile content development.
10. Q&A with Experts: Blackboard Learn Original
11. Using Groups in Blackboard Learn Ultra
Collaborative learning offers many benefits over traditional instruction. Studies show that when students work as a team, they develop positive attitudes, solve problems more effectively, and experience a greater sense of accomplishment. This intermediate session will show you how to use the Groups tool in Blackboard Learn Ultra to facilitate student collaboration and enhance student engagement in your course.
12. Grading in Blackboard Learn Ultra
Ready to start grading in Learn Ultra? This session focuses on the grading workflow used for course activity submissions. We will also review options for providing feedback and grading analytics options that provide more insight into student activity. This session will share the basic gradebook workflows in Learn Ultra. For more information on gradebook settings, please attend the “Grading and Managing the Gradebook in an Ultra Course” session.
13. Ultra Advantage – Converting Original to Ultra
Blackboard Learn Ultra delivers a simpler, more powerful teaching and learning experience. With a modern, intuitive, fully responsive interface, Learn Ultra better engages students, eases the burden on educators, and clears the path to success. The Blackboard Learn course conversion experience can be intimidating for instructors, as many features don’t function in Ultra the same way they did in Original. This session will help you understand the conversion experience and show you how to convert your Original courses to Ultra courses.
14. Blackboard Best Practices - Ultra
Outstanding online courses begin with outstanding content presented in a way that minimizes barriers to understanding. In this session, we will review best practices on how to create a more compelling and engaging display for your course material. This session will focus on:
- Ease of navigation through course material based on the layout
- The efficiency of instructor and student workflow
- Variety of options to enhance the teaching and learning experience
15. Exemplary Course Program Info
Join us as we discuss key characteristics of high-quality courses within the framework of Course Design, Interaction and Collaboration, Assessment Design, and Learner Support! Together we will review the Exemplary Course Program Rubric and what this can look like in Learn Original and Learn Ultra.