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Content Types Supported in Conversion

This information applies only to the Ultra experience.

In the Ultra Course Preview, you can view the elements and settings that aren't carried forward or changed if you convert to the Ultra Course View. These lists provide a general idea of how your course will convert.

Supported content

As features and functions continue to roll out for the Ultra Course View, the supported list will expand.

  • Content items: Converted to Ultra documents—some loss of formatting to text and files that you added in the editor may occur
  • Folders: Limited to two sub-levels
  • File attachments: Attachments are grouped together in alphabetical order at the end of the content
  • Lesson plans and learning modules: Content organized into two sub-levels of folders, with no forced sequential viewing setting for learning modules
  • Mashups: Links to the original content appear, if possible
  • Assignments, including group assignments: Converted to Ultra assignments, with attempt data, submissions, and grades removed during conversion
  • Rubrics: Associated to assignments only with no descriptions, and all rubrics are converted to percentage-based
  • Tests: Converted to Ultra tests with only the Essay, Multiple Choice, and Multiple Answer question types supported at this time, with attempt data and submissions removed during conversion
    • Unsupported test options are removed
  • Calendar due dates
  • Discussions: Flattened to two levels of replies and attachments are removed, with some settings removed
  • Course announcements: Converted to Ultra messages, with no attachments, embedded images, date restrictions, or course links included
  • Gradebook: With some limitations
  • Web links
  • Course links: To assignments and discussions only with limitations
  • Goal alignments: Converted for supported items in the Ultra Course View and made visible to students.

Unsupported content and settings

These items are removed.

  • Blank Page content type
  • Wikis, blogs, and journals
  • Syllabus content type
  • Learning module and lesson plan content types: Content organized into two sub-levels of folders, with no forced sequential viewing setting for learning modules
  • Module pages
  • Surveys
  • Question pools
  • Unsupported test options
  • Self and Peer Assessments
  • SafeAssignments
  • Tasks tool
  • Groups and their assignment submissions and discussions
  • Achievements
  • Textbook content type
  • Course links to tools and content with the exception of assignments and discussions with limitations
  • Adaptive release rules: Rules and settings are removed from any content items that have them
  • Guest access
  • Course banners