Campaign to onboard users in Blackboard Ultra

  • EesySoft University
  • Blackboard Ultra, Blackboard
Migration, Instructors, Course Mgmt

Campaign Description

This campaign is specifically geared towards onboarding both students and instructors as efficiently as possible into their new Blackboard Ultra environment. The goal is to ensure users are made aware of new features, new tools, and start using those new and improved features right away.

Success Criteria

Blackboard Ultra adoption figures quickly increase to a level desired by the university. Users are aware of what tools and features are upgraded and/or new, and are able to use those in the intended manner.
Retention Center Alternative in Ultra
This message makes instructors aware about the fact that Ultra does not have a retention center. It explains to them how the activity stream offers an alternative and links to further information in case they still have questions.
  • Systray Message
  • Instructors
  • Assessments Page

Copy & Paste Message Content

Hi , Unlike Blackboard Original, Blackboard Ultra does not have a retention center. However, the activity stream offers an alternative to some of the features found in the retention center. For example, you will receive alerts if students are falling behind, absent, or failing. Ultra does not facilitate creating rules for early alert criteria, but there are various different ways to track student progress. To find out more, read: – Question Analysis [Insert Link] – Item Analysis [Insert Link] – Course Reports [Insert Link]
Explore the new Activity Stream
Campaign encouraging users to explore the new Activity Stream. There is a video embedded in the message which users can watch.
  • Systray Message
  • Instructors and Students
  • Home page

Copy & Paste Message Content

Hi , Check out this video about the Activity Stream in Ultra:
More Efficient Grading
This message lets instructors know that grading in Ultra will be faster and more efficient. It has a video embedded in the message which introduces the Gradebook Overview in Ultra.
  • Systray Message
  • Instructors
  • Grade Center

Copy & Paste Message Content

Hey , Ultra grading will be faster!

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