Blackboard Level One: Learn Teaching Essentials for Ultra (2021-ITSC-BL-ULE-TE)


Beginner - Intermediate

Estimated time for study: 

5 hours


This facilitated online course is designed for faculty, teachers, course builders, and trainers who will be building courses. It is designed to get you comfortable navigating the Learn site and started building content, creating assessments, and working with discussions in the Blackboard Learn Ultra course view. In addition to the About This Course section, there are five modules in this course that contain lessons.

  1. Getting Started with Ultra
  2. Building Courses
  3. Assessing Learners
  4. Enhancing Communication
  5. Evaluating Your Course

Course structure:

  • Module 1: Getting Started with Ultra
    • Lesson 1.1: Introduction to the Ultra Experience
    • Lesson 1.2: Site Navigation in the Ultra Experience
    • Lesson 1.3: Optional Converting Original Course to the Ultra Course View
  • Module 2: Building Courses

    • Lesson 2.1: Planning Your Course
    • Lesson 2.2: Navigating an Ultra Course
    • Lesson 2.3: Course Building Basics
    • Lesson 2.4: Presenting Content
  • Module 3: Assessing Learners

    • Lesson 3.1: Gradable Items
    • Lesson 3.2: Assignments
    • Lesson 3.3: Assessments
  • Module 4: Enhancing Communication

    • Lesson 4.1: Communication Overview
    • Lesson 4.2: Discussions
    • Lesson 4.3: Collaboration in Groups
  • Module 5: Evaluating Your Course

    • Lesson 5.1: Evaluating Your Course

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