Create Folders

Features of Folder

Folders are a way organising materials on an Ultra course or organisation. They can be used in conjunction with Learning Modules and Ultra Documents. See the guide Content Containers in Blackboard Learn Ultra for more details.

  • A Folder cannot contain a Learning Module.
  • When Progress Tracking is on Folders can only be marked at completed when everything in the Folder is completed.

Create a Folder

Step 1: Go to the point inside a Learning Module, or on the Course Content area, where you would like to add the Folder.

Step 2: Hover over the dividing line until a plus sign icon appears click on the plus sign icon to open the Add Content menu.

Step 3: Select Create from the Add Content menu. The Create Content Panel will open on the right-hand side.

Step 4: Select Folder. Complete all the sections on the Create Folder panel and Save.

Please note: If Folder is not an option in the Create menu, you may be attempting to add a third level. It is only possible have a top level, Learning Module or Folder, and one further level, a folder.

Create Folder panel

Screenshot of create folder screen.

  1. At the top of the panel add the name of your Folder
  2. Change the setting “Hidden from students” at this point or later from the course content
  3. Add a Description – this text will appear on the Folder in the course content
  4. Save

Guide last updated on April 10, 2024

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