Blackboard Ultra Training Options

Modified on Wed, 21 Feb 2024 at 10:46 AM


About Blackboard Ultra

Lesley University is transitioning to Blackboard Ultra, the new and improved version of Blackboard. Ultra courses have been redesigned from the ground up and feature a clean modern interface, responsive mobile friendly experience, consistent and intuitive navigation, improved accessibility, streamlined grading, and more.

Choose Your Ultra Adventure

Choose the training option that best suits your needs! Whether you prefer to go at it alone, or want extra support and training on your journey, we have an Ultra training for you.

Introduction to Ultra Course View

Join us for a one hour introduction to Blackboard Ultra Course View. We will give you a guided tour of the new interface and set you up with the support and resources that you need to get started right away.

Select a date below to register for one of our upcoming sessions:

Unable to attend one of these trainings? Reach out to to schedule an appointment.

Half-Day Ultra Training Session

Jumpstart your Ultra adventure with this half-day hands-on training session. Learn how to build content in Blackboard Ultra, including Ultra documents, learning modules, and learning activities such as discussions and assignments. 

Select a date below to register for one of our upcoming sessions:

3-Day Co-Working Retreat (online via Zoom)

Spend part of Spring Break creating an engaging and user friendly experience for your students in this online working retreat. During the retreat, you will learn the basics of Ultra Course View and convert your course alongside other faculty in a virtual (via Zoom) co-working space.

All faculty teaching in 2024 (Spring 2 and beyond) are invited to participate. No prior experience with Ultra required.

Retreat Details: 

  • Dates: March 11 - 13
  • Times: 10AM-4PM 

Register for the Online Retreat by Monday, March 4, 2024.

Additional Resources and Support

Convert Your Course to Blackboard Ultra

Ready to take the plunge? Review the Convert Your Course to Blackboard Ultra article for information on converting your courses to Ultra.

Blackboard Ultra Course View Faculty Quick Start Guide

This guide contains instructions and tutorial videos to get you started with Ultra Course View: Blackboard Ultra Course View Faculty Quick Start Guide

What's New in Ultra?

Blackboard is releasing new Ultra features and improvements every month! Some of these new features are large updates with completely new functionality while others are small enhancements. Check out our monthly roundup of features we think you'll love: What's New in Ultra? 

Contact Us

Reach out to eLearning and Instructional Support (eLIS) at with any questions or to request a 1:1 or small group training.

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