Use the Content Editor to format text, insert equations and tables, attach files and embed multimedia in content areas.
Users with older versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge may have issues with the content editor, such as blank entries or messages stating that you must enter text even though you have already done so.
Keeping your browsers up-to-date is essential not only for UB Learns but for other web-based applications. Links to browser update information are below.
The content editor allows faculty and students to format text, attach files, embed multimedia, and insert equations, hyperlinks and tables. The content editor appears throughout UB Learns in areas such as content areas, learning modules, folders, items, announcements and test questions.
To improve performance, Blackboard has released an update where copying and pasting an image from a document (such as a Word document) to a UB Learns text field is no longer supported. You can add images by using the plus icon in the content editor toolbar.
Use the instructions below use the plus icon to add images to UB Learns.
Do not upload video files to your course.
Instead, use plus icon > Panopto Video or plus icon > YouTube Video.
A useful feature of UB Learns is the ability to embed files from other sources, including UBbox. By embedding documents from UBbox into your UB Learns course, you are able to update documents in real time without having to delete or upload additional files.
Use our contact form to submit a help ticket (you may be asked for your UBITName and password). After the form is submitted, a member of the UB Learns support team will follow up with you within one business day.