Blackboard Ultra Training Options for Faculty

Modified on Wed, May 1 at 1:11 PM


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.

Summer Academic Technology Institute

Each cohort will participate in a 2-week online seminar. You will learn how to use Ultra Course View to create an engaging and user-friendly experience for your students. By the end of the 2 weeks, you should have your course well on its way to being converted to run in Ultra.

The Institute will feature 2 synchronous training meetings, 2 synchronous working meetings, optional online office hours, and consultations by appointment.

See the full description for more information. Then complete the short application form. Space is limited so apply today!

  • Cohort 1: July 15-26
  • Cohort 2: August 5-16

eLIS Ultra Course Early Adopter Program

Are you ready to transform your course content into an immersive and engaging Ultra Course experience? Wouldn't it be great to have a dedicated mentor to ensure that you stay on track, enhance your creativity, and help you achieve results? Our eLIS Ultra Course Early Adopter Program is for you! 

See the full description for more information: Ultra Course Early Adopter Program.

Apply to the Ultra Course Early Adopter Program today and elevate your course design to new heights!

Schedule a Group Training

Would you like to schedule an Ultra training for your group or program? We would be happy to work with you and tailor a training to meet your needs. 

Email to schedule your training today!

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 teaching in Ultra right away.

New dates will be posted in August. In the meantime, email to schedule an appointment.

Join Our Weekly Office Hours

Are you looking for a quick overview of Ultra? Do you have questions or need assistance? Join our weekly online office hours every Monday and Thursday, 2:00 - 4:00 ET. No appointment necessary 

Join eLIS Online Office Hours.

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.

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

Student Quick Start Guide

This guide contains information for students taking an Ultra course: Taking Your First Ultra Course? Here's What You Need to Know.

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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