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Key Topic: Learning Activities

Blackboard Ultra Learning Activities

Use some of the interactive tools in Blackboard Ultra to engage your students in asynchronous activities to encourage independent study.

Key information

Learning activities (or self-scheduled learning) include a combination of independent activities such as readings and guided screencasts/ videos, alongside practical activities, reflective writing, participation in asynchronous discussion and quizzing.

How it works?

The core tools that Blackboard Ultra provides for Learning Activities are the Journal â€“ a reflective activity that prompts students to make a series of entries over a chosen duration. It can include text, images, video, and file attachments, Discussions â€“ a collaborative activity that can facilitate discussion between teacher and students (including peer discussion) and Tests â€“ a benchmarking activity that allows students to gauge their own understanding of their learning through answering questions.

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Guide last updated on January 26, 2024

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