UNI eLearning Suite

  • Experience Learn ULTRA - Blackboard Learn Ultra

    Experience Blackboard Learn Ultra

    Blackboard Learn Ultra is coming and we like what we see! Check out the timeline for the migration. Learn Ultra is a simple, modern, and more intuitive Learning Management System. Simplified tools and streamlined workflows help learners and instructors stay organized and easily engage with content and each other. Experience Learn Ultra for yourself. All instructors now have a sandbox Ultra course in your Bb Learn course list. Learn more on our Blackboard Learn Ultra info page

  •  Developing, Deploying and Editing an Online Test in Blackboard Learn

    Testing 1, 2, 3: Developing, Deploying and Editing an Online Test in Blackboard Learn

    Online testing can be used in numerous ways to assess students and deliver fast results for your courses. Learn the processes involved in setup and delivery of online testing in Blackboard Learn and look at several of Blackboard's numerous question types. Instructors can watch the On-Demand Faculty Workshop video to learn, hone, and refresh their skills for online assessments.

  • Integrate Attendance Data in Blackboard Learn

    Integrate Attendance Data Into the Grade Center Using the Blackboard Learn Attendance Tool

    Instructors, do you record attendance for your courses and want to track it through Blackboard? Do you use attendance data as part of your students' overall grades?  Watch the On-Demand Faculty Workshop video to learn how to track attendance data using Blackboard Learn's Attendance Tool. The overall attendance score can be included when calculating grade totals in the Blackboard Grade Center or used for just viewing general attendance too.

  • Remote Possibilities and Considering your Students' Bandwidth

    Remote Possibilities: Considering your Students' Bandwidth

    Online courses have streamlined communicating with classes but not all students have the same quality of Internet. Jonathan Chenoweth from the CETL and Jason Vetter from ETMS present on the considerations you need to make with your students when transitioning your class from face-to-face to remote teaching and learning. Learn more in this On-Demand Faculty Workshop video

  • How to Use Zoom with Your Class

    How to Use Zoom with Your Class

    Starting the transition to online courses and learning a new application can be tough, so don't do it alone. Faculty interested in learning how to set up Zoom, create Meeting Rooms, and integrate Zoom with Blackboard Learn can watch How to Use Zoom with Your Class video to help jumpstart the switch to online classrooms. Also available in the On-Demand Faculty Workshop video to help jumpstart the switch to online classrooms.




Thursday, Apr 13, 2023

Faculty, Instructors, and Staff: You are invited to Blackboard Day at UNI! On April 24th and April 25th, Blackboard representatives will be on campus to team up with the ETMS Instructional Technologies Team to show you the next generation Blackboard Learn environment, Ultra. Learn more!

Monday, Apr 10, 2023

On 04/04/23, Turnitin announced the launch of its new artificial intelligence (AI) writing detection feature for educators. Upon viewing each Turnitin assignment submission, instructors can now see the percentage of text originated by AI as well. The text will be...

Thursday, Jan 12, 2023

A few reminders for the start of the semester for all UNI users:

Need help with Blackboard (Bb) Learn, Panopto, or any of the other UNI eLearning Suite tools: Please complete and submit the '...

Tuesday, Jan 3, 2023

Faculty, did you know that Bb Learn has a "Date Management" tool to make updating dates for all date-related settings in your course easier? This tool can be found in "Course Tools" in the left-side navigation of your Course Menu and should be used as part of the "Course Copy" process. Please refer to our help document titled, "...

Monday, Dec 5, 2022

Following the installation of Blackboard (Bb) Learn December 2022 Release 3900.54 on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 4:22 a.m. CST, macOS users that accessed the UNI Bb Learn System using a Safari 13 web browser experienced an infinite looping purple circle after logging in:


Cause: Safari 13 browser is ...