Batch Edit Content in Bb Ultra

This guide pertains to Ultra Course View.

If your course is in Original Course View, see the Original Course View tutorial collection.


When to Use?

You can use Batch Edit to update the visibility of content items, adjust dates across a course, and/or delete content items in bulk.

Watch these short videos on Batch Edit:


  1. From the Course Content page, click the 3-dots at the top of the Course Content viewing pane to open the menu on the right side above the content list and select Batch Edit.

Batch Edit

2.  Your content appears just as it does on the Course Content page. Select the checkbox next to the items you want to update or delete.

Batch Edit Content Selection

3. At the bottom of the window, in the Edit Selection menu, choose either Edit Visibility, or Delete Items.

Editing Visibility

a. When editing visibility, you can choose to show or hide the content from students.

b. If you hide a module or folder from students, all content items within the folder are also hidden.

c. If you make a module or folder visible, it makes all the content items within the module/folder visible.  If it is desired that content items within the folder not be visible to students, click on the module/folder title, then select which item(s) you want to make hidden from view by checking the box to the left of each item.  If it is desired to hide all content items from view, check the Select All box to the left of "Item", then click on Edit Visibility in the Edit Selection menu. Then select whether to hide the item from students or to make visible, then Save Visibility.

Batch Edit - Hiding Visibility


Editing Dates

a.  Select the items to update dates on by checking the box to the left of the item, the Edit Dates in the Edit Selection menu.

b. Dates can be updated based on the course start date or based on a specific number of days.

c. When you are finished, click the Edit Dates button.

d.  Dates must be updated by each module or folder.

Batch Edit - Selecting Dates

Update dates based on old/new Course Start Date

Batch Edit - Edit Dates by Course Start

Update dates by a certain number of days.  TIP:  To determine the number of days, Google "How many days from X date to Y date" (e.g. How many days from 1/9/2023 to 5/1/2023).

Batch Edit - Edit Date by Number of Days


Delete Items

a.  Select the item(s) you wish to delete by checking the box to the left of the item, the Delete Items in the Edit Selection menu.

b. at the next screen confirm the intent to delete the items selected.

Batch Edit - Delete Items

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