Don't See What You're Looking For?

Help Us Improve

Browse by Collection

Skip to end of metadata
Go to start of metadata

Individual vendors develop tools at different paces depending on available integrations for Blackboard web services and REST API integrations. Tools listed here to not represent the full roadmap under development by vendors at the time of this FAQ's publication. Not all vendors provided information to UMBC or a clear timeline for Ultra support.

This list focuses on third-party tools for Blackboard. Please review these FAQs for other functionality:

Tools may appear in Ultra under another name or form and with different functionality and customizations. These will be noted under comments. Please review linked documentation for additional information.

Don't see a tool listed? Please open an RT ticket. If possible, include your vendor's point of contact to expedite your inquiry.
ToolVendorIntegration TypeUltra ReadyStatusComments
Academic WriterAPALTIYes

AVAILABLE

Ready to use.
AcrobatiqAcrobatiqLTIPartially
IN DEVELOPMENT
Tool appears to work, but needs to be tested for grade synchronization.
ALEKSMcGraw-HillLTI No

AVAILABLE

LTI needs to be tested & validated.
AresAtlasLTIYes

AVAILABLE

Ready to use.
Bookshelf by VitalSourceVitalSourceBuilding Block / LTI Yes
AVAILABLE
LTI has been tested. Functionality is limited to a textbook link at this time.

Cengage Learning MindLinks

Also supports CogLab

CengageLTIYes

AVAILABLE

LTI needs to be tested & validated.

CourseArcCourseArcLTI Yes
AVAILABLE
Ready to use.
eXploranceeXploranceLTIYes
AVAILABLE
Course evaluations are accessed from the Tools link on the Bb menu.
FlipIt PhysicsMacmillanLTI Yes
AVAILABLE
LTI has been tested. Ready to use.
InQuizitiveW.W. NortonLTI Yes
AVAILABLE
LTI has been tested. Ready to use.
McGraw-Hill CampusMcGraw-HillBuilding BlockNo

AVAILABLE

LTI has been tested. Ready to use.
McGraw-Hill Connect and CreateMcGraw-HillBuilding BlockNo

AVAILABLE

Ultra courses must use the Content Market.
Original courses will continue to use the existing workflow.
Microsoft OneNoteMicrosoftLTI Yes
AVAILABLE
Ready to use. 
MyLab & MasteringPearsonBuilding Block / LTIYes

AVAILABLE

Ready to use.
Qwickly AttendanceQwicklyLTIYes
AVAILABLE
Ready to use.
Respondus LockDown BrowserRespondus IncLTIYes
AVAILABLE
Ready to use.
RevelPearsonLTIYes
AVAILABLE

Soomo LearningSoomo PublishingBuilding BlockNo
IN DEVELOPMENT
No ETA from vendor.
Tk20Tk20LTI Yes

TESTING


Turning Technologies ClickersTurning TechnologiesLTIYes
AVAILABLE
Ready to use.  Required Turning Point 8.
VHL CentralVista Higher Learning Building BlockNo

AVAILABLE

LTI has been tested. Ready to use.
VoiceThreadVoiceThreadLTI Yes
AVAILABLE
Ready to use.
WebAssignCengageBuilding BlockNo
IN DEVELOPMENT
Estimated availability: SP2021
WileyPLUSWileyLTIYes

AVAILABLE

Ready to use.
zyBookszyBooksLTIYes

AVAILABLE

Ready to use.