What you'll find here:

What is Blackboard Mobile Learn?

Blackboard Mobile Learn is an app that enables students and faculty to access and update much of the core content already available on Blackboard Learn from your mobile devices. 
 

Who can use the Blackboard Mobile Learn app?
Blackboard Mobile Learn can be downloaded and used by anyone with the following devices: 
  • Android™ devices
  • BlackBerry® smartphone devices
  • HP web OS devices
  • iPhone®, iPod touch®, and iPad™

 

When is the official launch?
Rider University plans to launch full support in August, 2011.  A more specific date will be forthcoming.   
How do I download the Blackboard Mobile Learn app?
  Step 1
  Search for "Blackboard Mobile Learn" in your smartphone's App Store.

Not sure where to go?  Visit each app store Web site for more information:
Android Market
BlackBerry App World
iTunes App Store for iPad
iTunes App Store for iPhone and iPod Touch
Palm webOS Store

 

  Step 2
  Once Blackboard Mobile Learn is installed, search for Rider University using the search bar that automatically appears when you open the app.  Select Rider University.
 
  Step 3
  Log in using your easypass account username and password that you normally use to access Blackboard.
 

 

What are the features of Blackboard Mobile Learn?
  AnnouncementsAnnouncements   DiscussionsDiscussions
  Assignment due? Class cancelled? This is the place where instructors go to post the news students need to know. Students have instant, on-the-go access to the latest announcements, and instructors can post announcements anywhere, anytime.
 
  The Discussion Board is a key course communication tool for engaging students and promoting learning. It's the place students ask and answer questions, and where instructors can respond to one student for the benefit of all. With Blackboard Mobile Learn, instructors and students can review and post to threaded discussions, as well as create new threads, all while on the go.
 
  GradesGrades   BlogsBlogs
  Want to know how you did on the midterm or your last homework assignment? Students can view their grades right here.
 
  Read blog posts and interact with classmates by posting comments on their blogs or responding to comments on your own.
 
  TasksTasks   RosterRoster
 

Help students track and manage the progress of various tasks, from turning in homework assignments to reminders to pick up a midterm or purchase a textbook. Tasks allow students to mark when they've started a project, when it's in progress, and when complete.

Students can also view Powerpoint, Word documents, and PDFs (on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad)

 

  Wondering who's in your class? With the class roster, you can quickly see your full class list, making organizing study groups a whole lot easier.
 
  MediaMedia   JournalsJournals
  Students can access music, videos and images uploaded by their instructors and experience directly from their mobile devices using the appropriate media-specific software.
 
  Read and reflect on your Journal posts and those of your classmates. Both students and instructors can comment on Journals.
 

 

What are the limitations of Blackboard Mobile Learn?
  • There is no submission of an assignment, only view capability.
  • There is no submission of an assessment - quiz or test.
  • For faculty, there is no Grade Center integration.
  • Sharestream Media will only be accessible from a desktop / laptop computer.
  • Wimba Classroom will only be accessible from a desktop / laptop computer.
  • Flash-based content or movies will only be accessible from a desktop / laptop computer
Need Help?

Tutorials:

iPhone - Mobile Learn 2.0  
iPad - Mobile Learn 2.0
Android - Mobile Learn 2.0  
Blackberry _ Mobile Learn


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