Blackboard Training

Video Tutorials:
ULTRA: WHAT IS NEW AND DIFFERENT? – (14mins)
ULTRA: BASE NAVIGATION – (9mins)
ULTRA: INTRODUCTION TO THE MODULE SITE ENVIRONMENT – (6mins)
ULTRA: BUILDING YOUR MODULE SITE – (14mins)

Self-Directed:
BLACKBOARD ULTRA ORIENTATION
A self-directed learning module designed for you to gain confidence and skills to manage the main aspects of Blackboard. Please email LTECHskills@canterbury.ac.uk for access to this.

Workshops:

BLACKBOARD ULTRA: BUILDING YOUR MODULE SITES (Phase 2)
Virtual and Face-to-Face.
(Virtual = 20min demonstration + 10min Q&A) This session will demonstrate how to copy content from an existing Original module site across to a new Ultra module site, as well as show you how to build or edit content such as folders, documents and links. Enroll and communicate with your students by adding an announcement or using the messages (email) tool within Blackboard.
(Face-to-face = 20min demonstration + 25 min hands on + Q&A)
In addition to the above, the face-to-face session will give staff time to actively start moving content from their Original module sites to their new Ultra module site. The trainer will remain in the room to provide hands-on support. (Please ensure your new Ultra site has been created and that you have access to it prior to attending this session).

BLACKBOARD ULTRA: AN INTRODUCTION
This development session, designed for new academic staff, introduces the Blackboard Ultra interface and features.  Looking at Base Navigation as well at the Ultra module site layout and functions. It will demonstrate how to upload, create, edit, copy, embed, move and delete content, as well as managing and communicating with your users.

BLACKBOARD ULTRA: ASSIGNMENTS
‘Blackboard Assignments’ are great for the submission of work that does not require checking for originality / similarity.  This could be group work, large or multiple files and other multimedia, e.g. ReCap videos.  This development session, delivered via Collaborate, will take you through the steps of how to: Build an Assignment in Blackboard Ultra, Edit an Assignment, See the steps student’s take to submit, View / Clear submissions, Add feedback, marks and posting mark(s).

Scheduled workshops are bookable via StaffSpace

For Academic Administrators requiring ‘course search’ permissions, please see Turnitin: Set-Up in Ultra for Academic Administrators training.

Other Blackboard training, such as Blackboard Assignments, Discussion Boards, Grade Centre etc. is available on request. Please email LTECHSKILLS@canterbury.ac.uk.