About the Group

The Blackboard Learn Ultra Group is a new group for 2023! is led by the Community User Group leaders for the Community. The meetings feature presentations, panels and workshops from institutions and experts. Time is often dedicated for questions, so you can explore the detail. We meet on a regular basis, once every two weeks on a Thursday at 11:00 a.m. EDT /  4:00 p.m. BST. 

Register here to add Calendar reoccurrencehttps://learn.anthology.com/learn-ultra-user-group

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User Group Recordings                                                                                                                                                           
Did you miss a session or want a recap? You can access the slides and watch the full recording via our blog post

Next Up..
5 oct
Approaches to User Guides
  • Kevin O’Connor, Learning Technologist, Trinity College Dublin
  • Amy Eyre, eLearning Support Team Lead, University of York
  • Aysha Baig, University of Leeds
  • Stephen Taylor, Learning Technology Lead, Regent’s University London.
19 Oct
Assessment and feedback
2 Nov
Engaging Journals & Discussions

Then every two weeks.

Take part in the Discussion

Claire Gardener
Greetings Learn Ultra Users,  Session Recording  In this meeting, the User Group leaders adopted for a different approach from the presenter format and prepared questions for a discussion on the new AI Design Assistant in Learn ...
Karina Estrada
David Mulford
Hi all - we have an instructor that is using Textbook Publisher material that has a self-assessment exercise graded in negative points.  The assessment works in Original view but not Ultra.  The instructor insists that we provide ...

@Claire Gardener Thank you!  I somehow missed that documentation :)  Much appreciated!

Mary Beth Scumaci
Hi Everyone- In case you missed the post, here is the link to the AI Assistant  for Blackboard Learn Ultra YouTube channel.   Enjoy, Mary Beth
Mary Beth Scumaci
Hi Everyone- Join us this Thursday, August 24 at 11amEST/4pmBST for an AI presentation by Dr, Szymon Machajewski .  Following the presentation there will be a discussion on how institutions are planning for AI integration, ...
Shelby Huddleston
We are looking forward to seeing you at our next Bb Learn Ultra user group meeting tomorrow! Thursday, July 27 at 11am EST/4pm BST .  Julie Mulvey and Shelby Huddleston will be sharing Ultra course templates during our session.  Have a ...

Couldn't make the session but just had a look at the slide deck.

I wondered if the chairs could ask presenters to do a ...

Sandra Stevenson-Revill
I am interested to learn how other universities using ULTRA have teams set up for use via the LTI tool. Usually, discussions would focus on the use of Blackboard, but my focus is on the setup of teams side - policies around site/channel ...

Hi @Sandra Stevenson-Revill
Feel free to ask this question in our next user group or alternatively you can raise ...

Stephanie Richter
Hi there, I registered for the last few user group meetings using the Events in this group, and then added them to my calendar using that option on the Event. However, the Teams link for at lest the 6/29 and 7/13 meetings was invalid. It ...

Hi @Stephanie Richter you can add the UG Calendar reoccurrence through the   Ultra UG registration page . Please ...

@Karina Estrada - Thanks! I have registered through the registration page and downloaded the .ics for the ...

Mary Beth Scumaci
Who's going to AT 23?   Let's hear some noise … Join Us on Tuesday, July 18 from 1-1:45pm (CDT) in Bellmont A for an Ultra User to User Sharing & Planning Session. We will be sharing our sharing successes, challenges, brainstorming ideas ...
Julie Mulvey
The User Group Leaders are facilitating bi-weekly sessions every Thursday - of user community stories.  There will be no Anthology delivered sessions.  We don't need long presentations but we do need to hear your voices, your ...

Hi @Julie Mulvey
I'm unable to play Kirsty's recording form the first session: neither the Vimeo link posted in the ...

Hi @Peter Beare thanks for letting us know. We reviewed and adjusted the link to the video so you can watch it without ...

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