Ultra: Assessing Learning

Copying a Test in Blackboard Ultra

If you want to duplicate or reuse a test from a different course you teach, you can make a copy. To copy a test: Start...

Creating a Group Assignment in Blackboard Ultra

Current Issues & Bugs: The following are known issues with this feature in Blackboard Ultra. For workarounds and estimated fix timelines please refer to the...

Creating a Journal in Blackboard Ultra

Journals are a means of private communication between you and your students. Journals allow students to reflect on their learning, post their opinions, analyze course...

Creating a Respondus Compatible Multiple-Choice Test

Formatting Questions Remove any headings in the document. Titles will not be recognized by Respondus.  Select all questions and Clear all formatting if you have...

Creating a Test in Blackboard Ultra

Current Issues & Bugs: The following are known issues with this feature in Blackboard Ultra. For workarounds and estimated fix timelines please refer to the...

Creating an Assignment in Blackboard Ultra

Current Issues & Bugs: The following are known issues with this feature in Blackboard Ultra. For workarounds and estimated fix timelines please refer to the...

Creating Discussions in Blackboard Ultra

Current Issues & Bugs: The following are known issues with this feature in Blackboard Ultra. For workarounds and estimated fix timelines please refer to the Blackboard Ultra...

Creating Question Banks Using the Oklahoma Test Generator

There is an external tool called “Blackboard Test Generator” which was developed by Oklahoma Christian University. This tool can be used to create question banks...

Creating Question Pools in Blackboard Ultra

Current Issues & Bugs: The following are known issues with this feature in Blackboard Ultra. For workarounds and estimated fix timelines please refer to the Blackboard Ultra...

Downloading and Installing Respondus

Respondus is a licensed third-party tool you can use to create tests. You can create test from scratch or import test files from software like...

Editing Assessment Settings in Blackboard Ultra

Current Issues & Bugs: The following are known issues with this feature in Blackboard Ultra. For workarounds and estimated fix timelines please refer to the...

Enabling Offline Submissions and Grading Them

When collecting submissions in-person or on a platform other than Blackboard Ultra, an offline assessment can be created to store student grades and feedback. Unlike...

Getting Familiar with Proctortrack

What is Proctortrack? Proctortrack is a remote proctoring tool that leverages automation and AI to provide proctoring in online testing environments. It sits as a...

Grading Group Assignments in Ultra

Group assignments are a great tool to enhance learning outcomes and foster class collaboration. This resource walks you through grading group submissions and how to...

Granting Exceptions for Tests and Assignments in Ultra

You can add exceptions for specific students that may need an extra attempt or access to the assessment at a different time. Accommodation vs. Exception:...

Moving Question Pools From Blackboard Original to Blackboard Ultra

It is possible to move your question pools from Original to Ultra by exporting your question pools from Blackboard Original and then importing them into...

Moving Tests and Pools From Original to Ultra

Current Issues & Bugs: The following are known issues with this feature in Blackboard Ultra. For workarounds and estimated fix timelines please refer to the Blackboard Ultra...

Password Protecting a Test in Ultra

In Blackboard, you can set a password for students to use to access a test or survey. Titled “Access code”, this feature randomly generates a...

Publishing Tests from Respondus to Blackboard Ultra

Respondus is a licensed test conversion tool used at Humber to prepare test questions for Blackboard. It is a PC only tool. If you are...

Retrieving Tests from Blackboard Using Respondus

You can retrieve tests that exist in your Blackboard course into Respondus to print or to make edits to the test questions in Respondus. Respondus...

Reusing Questions in Blackboard Ultra

In the Ultra Course View, you can reuse questions and other content from all existing tests, assignments, and question banks in your course. You can...

Setting up Accommodations

You can set accommodations for individual students. Accommodations work differently in Ultra compared to Original in a way that you only need to set accommodations...

Test Conversion Tools

Although you can build test questions directly in Blackboard, for larger tests  and question pools it can be more efficient to create your test questions...

Tests in Blackboard Ultra

Tests are one way for instructors to check the knowledge and skill level of students. There are various ways to create tests. You can create...

Troubleshooting Assessment Visibility in Gradebook

This resource serves as a troubleshooting guide to determine why students are unable to see their marked assessments in Gradebook. If the assessment is made...

Using SafeAssign

Please note: SafeAssign Direct Submit – “Direct submit” is not available in Ultra for instructors nor for students. Please refer to Humber’s Blackboard Ultra Issues and...

Viewing SafeAssign Results

When you grade assessments with SafeAssign enabled, you can view an Originality Report to see how much of a student’s submitted content overlaps with other published...