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Communication and Adoption Toolkit

The linked resources are available in English only.

We know that getting your faculty and students caught up on the latest technologies can be a big undertaking. The adoption toolkit is designed to assist you in educating your users about Blackboard Collaborate with the Ultra experience. Use this collection of resources to your advantage! Send its contents via email, print and distribute, or even mingle these resources with your own personal materials.

About Blackboard Collaborate with the Ultra Experience

Blackboard Collaborate is a web conferencing platform designed specifically for education. The latest version is the Ultra experience—a fully browser-based, modern, and intuitive interface. Learn more about Blackboard Collaborate with the Ultra experience.

Cheat sheets

These quick, one-page guides are a crash course on Blackboard Collaborate with the Ultra experience. Feel free to download, modify to suit your needs, and distribute!

Cheat Sheet For Moderators.docx

Cheat Sheet For Participants.docx

Communication checklist

Building a communication plan from the ground up takes time. That's why we've developed a checklist to help you take advantage of multiple channels. You can download and customize this checklist to fit your needs.

Communication Checklist (Collaborate)

Email template

A customizable email template to build excitement and share specific information about the new Blackboard Collaborate features and updates.

Email Template for Educators

Communication resources for web & distribution

You don't need to create everything from scratch. These flyers, digital ads, web tiles, and headers / footers can easily be used on your institutional web properties or distributed to generate excitement about the latest Blackboard Collaborate updates. The zip file below contains the following resources:​

  • Blackboard Collaborate Flyer
  • Email Header
  • Email Footer
  • Digital Ads
  • Social Tiles

Collaborate Communication Resources

Screenshot library

You asked for a collection of high resolution screen shots that you can use to create some of your own materials, so we've built that collection for you!

Want to see the screenshot library? Jump to the Screenshot library.