Knowledgebase: Blackboard
BLACKBOARD - Mobile Learn Policy
Posted by Michael Sanzari on 29 October 2010 03:27 PM

Subject: Mobile Learn Policy

Updated: 10/14/11

Expires: Upon Upgrade

Author: CTDLC Support

Institution(s): AAMI, Charter Oak, Goodwin College, University of Saint Joseph

Product: Andriod, Blackberry, iPhone, iPad

Question: What is the policy for Mobile Learn?

 

Blackboard Mobile:

Blackboard has a Mobile app which is registered and configured on the CTDLC Blackboard servers (currently COSC, UB and BB10 - shared). Users will also need to install an app on their phone in order to view content published via Blackboard Mobile. CTDLC is not supporting the app directly. We will make sure the building block is installed and configured in the Blackboard server, but we cannot support the mobile app since it relies on content provided by the cellular carriers (via their app store) and Blackboard, Inc. Once we confirm that the block is configured in Blackboard, the user would have to resolve any issues with the app through the carrier or Blackboard support directly since they are responsible for publishing and maintaining the app.

For Blackboard Support on setting up Mobile Learn go to:

http://www.blackboard.com/resources/mobile/mobile_learn_splash/desktop/higher-pro-ed.html#android (external link)

Select the image of your phone and follow the instructions

What Can You Do With Blackboard Mobile Learn?

Taken from http://www.blackboard.com/resources/mobile/mobile_learn_splash/desktop/higher-pro-ed.html#android:

Announcements
Assignment due? Class cancelled? This is the place where instructors go to post the news you need to know, giving you instant access to the latest information.

Discussions
The Discussion Board is a key communication tool for you and your professors. It is the place where you can ask and answer questions, review and create new threads, and your instructors can respond to posts—all while on the go.

Grades
Want to know how you did on the midterm or last homework assignment? View your grades here!

Blogs
Interact with your classmates by reading and posting comments on their blogs, or responding to comments on your own.

Tasks
Track and monitor the progress of various tasks, from setting up a meeting with your T.A. to turning in papers. Mark when you've started a project, when it's in progress, and when it's complete.

Roster
Wondering who's in your class? The roster enables you to see your full class list, making it a whole lot easier to organize study groups.

Media
Access music, videos, and images uploaded by your instructors directly from your mobile device.

Journals
Read and reflect on your Journal posts, and those of your classmates. Both you and your instructors can comment on Journals.


Blackboard Mobile Central

"Blackboard Mobile Central is a suite of applications, branded as your own institution, that engages your audience in a powerful way by bringing students and faculty their entire campus community and services to the mobile devices they love." 

We do not support Mobile Central


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