We are pleased to announce the deployment of Blackboard Mobile Learn on UAB's Blackboard Learn system. Students and instructors can now access their courses anywhere, any time using native mobile applications built specifically to facilitate Blackboard course access on a number of devices.
Features and Benefits
Mobile Learn is an excellent way to stay in touch with what's going on in your courses and as a means to communicate with your instructor and classmates. Mobile Learn will allow you to:
What you can't do
Although Mobile Learn is a great communication tool and facilitates access to large portions of your courses, it is not a complete substitute for desktop access. There are certain file types that you may not be able to open without additional apps installed; and access to audio and video files will be constrained by the capabilities of the device you own.
It is always inadvisable to take a test using a Wi-Fi connection, and this advice holds true for you cell phone or tablet - don't attempt a test using a mobile device, it'll only end in tears.
A summary of things you won't be able to do through blackboard mobile learn:
What mobile learn does is put information, support, and communication where you need it, when you need it:
Review a demonstration of how the app looks on your device here.