Blackboard Learn Ultra Course Conversion (copied)

This guide will demonstrate how to convert your Learn Original Corse to the new Blackboard Learn Ultra interface

Once you have converted to the Ultra course experience, you will not be able to revert to the original course interface.

Course Conversion Checklist

Beginning the Conversion Process

Once you have the material ready in your course site, you will need to make the course unavailable to users in order to begin the conversion process.

Open the Blackboard course you wish to convert and go to the Course Management section of the course menu.

  1. Click on Customization
  2. Select Properties

Scroll down to the section labeled Set Availability

  1. Make Course Available: Set this item to No.
  2. Click the Submit button when finished.

Converting your Course

To start the course conversion process, click on the pencil icon at the top of the page.

Try out the Ultra Course View

You will see a dialog box appear on screen asking you to try out the Ultra Course View.  To convert your course, click the Try the Ultra Course View button.

You will then be taken to the main navigational menu. The course currently being converted will be greyed out with the status labeled as Converting...

You will receive an email message when the process is complete.

Previewing your Ultra Course

You will now be able to preview your new course site. If you wish to keep the original course, choose the Back to Original Course and any changes made in Ultra will be deleted. If you wish to keep the Ultra Course click the Use the Ultra Course buttion.

You will see a banner at the bottom asking if you wish to keep the Ultra Course View. To keep the Ultra View, click the Use the Ultra Course button.

When you are finished, check the Conversion Exceptions to review incompatible items.