Over 300 clients have made the move to Learn Ultra. Check out why they made the move, their path to Ultra, and the impact the new experience is having at their institutions. Plus, if you haven't made the move to SaaS deployment yet, view client perspectives on SaaS as well.
The migration to SaaS exceeded our expectations, and faculty and student acceptance of the Ultra Base Navigation was much faster than anticipated.
We have always led the adoption of best practices in education and our digital transformation will be no exception. We needed a state-of-the-art LMS to support this evolution, and Blackboard Learn Ultra is the perfect fit for us.
Both faculty and students find the Ultra Course View more visually appealing and user friendly.
We have 15,000 students and more than 50% of them are relying on mobile devices – working in Starbucks and on Rapid Transit. We needed Blackboard’s highly responsive, clean design, the Ultra experience.
Learn Ultra supports our goals of retaining and graduating more students. It looks great, facilitates communication, and offers students the educational resources needed to be successful.
Moving to the Ultra Base Navigation and SaaS has been great. It was a painless transition and we should have done it long before we did.
Blackboard Learn is critical to our vision of growth and is one of the catalysts of change needed to meet our aggressive goals.
Ultra is intuitive, better organized, much more visually appealing, and most importantly - easier to use! In Ultra, creating content and accessing course tools such as Collaborate, Discussions, Gradebook, and Email are literally “one click” away!
Our instructors are medical or clinical—they may not be heavy computer users. The user-friendliness of the Ultra Course Experience has made teaching in Blackboard so much easier.
With 98% of our students using Learn, it has become a part of our brand. Learn influences students’ perception of our ability to teach them what they need to be successful. Ultra helps us create the modern perception we’re aiming for.
We have partnered with Blackboard as we felt they are, with their new products and enterprise partnership ambitions, the leading technology company to support Northumbria to deliver an innovative and dynamic student learning experience.
As a professor, I enjoy teaching with Blackboard Learn's Course View. I love the responsive design, that it offers tips and tricks along the way, and that it is intuitive for students. Learn Ultra is beautiful and is continuously getting better.
Moving to SaaS and Ultra has greatly improved the student and faculty teaching experience and it has fully improved my team’s ability to support it.
I'd encourage other institutions to move to the Ultra Base Navigation now. Don’t hesitate. Give your instructors and students the modern interface they want and expect.
We are a part of the City of Louisville’s 55,000 Degrees (55K), a program to advance our citizens’ education achievement. Learn Ultra and Collaborate Ultra help us attract and educate students in order to deliver on these 55K goals.
Learn Ultra helps us support content and assessment delivery, engage the campus beyond the traditional classroom, and provide flexible instruction expected by our students.
We have 5 colleges with varying schedules which was making it increasingly difficult to find windows for updates and new releases.
We migrated 25,000 courses in 3 days. It was a nice, smooth migration.
The benefits of SaaS are numerous: zero downtime, equal if not faster speeds, disaster recovery, and we are now always on the latest release.
Moving to SaaS has reduced our total cost of ownership for Blackboard Learn; we are especially seeing benefits from a reduced administrative burden.
Moving to SaaS was effortless; there was not much to it.
With SaaS deployment, we don’t have to worry about capacity or availability. In other words, we are no longer limited—our capacity for learning innovation is now unhindered.
With SaaS, we get increased stability, data recovery, and faster roadmap delivery. Plus, we’ll have access to Learn Ultra which offers simplified workflows and a modern look and feel.
Our migration went so smoothly. Our project coordinator met with us on a regular basis and knew exactly what was needed. There were no surprises; it just worked.
SaaS deployment allows our small team to devote more time to a higher quality teaching and learning environment.
Moving to a cloud-based delivery model is an important first step for us. It sets in motion our strategic plan to become the first fully digital campus in the UAE, and zero downtime is critical to achieving this objective.
Our goal is to grow enrollments to 15,000; SaaS offers us the flexibility and scalability needed to manage this fast rate of growth.
Moving to SaaS is like gaining headcount. Now my team is free to invest time in more meaningful tasks—like faculty development.
We evaluated 4 LMS providers, conducted 3 internal surveys, and involved all stakeholders. Upon conclusion, we decided that Blackboard continues to be the right solution for UNI.
The transition [to SaaS] has significantly increased the value of our investments in education technology as it enables us to expand our teaching and learning strategies.