January 2021 Release

The new Rich text editor for Ultra has arrived, plus improved workflows for administrators like the building block self-service. 

The Learn SaaS release v 3900.4 was released to production environments on January 7, 2021

Highlights include:

Ultra Course View

  • Rich text editor improvements: Users will have access to more formatting tools in the Ultra Course View's rich text editor. Users can format content in a variety of different ways, including font colors, font sizes, and font style

Ultra Experience

  • Support panel session data. Users will now be able to capture their most recent session data (last 30 actions the user has taken) and send it to their administrators to attach in support cases
  • Building block self-service: Install and uninstall building blocks on their SaaS instance without depending on Blackboard Support.
  • End of SOAP Web Services capabilities. Blackboard SOAP Web Services were officially deprecated on January 4, 2019 (see the original announcement).