With the new digital age, our society is less likely than ever to hold still. We are in the mobile age, everything is mobile! Now our learning can be, too! Not only can you now find a UAB app for the iPhone but UAB has officially launched Blackboard Mobile Learn for UAB's Blackboard Learn system for multiple platforms including the Android and Apple devices. Students and instructors can now access their courses from anywhere using an applications built specifically for Blackboard. This new app is a great way to keep in touch with what's going on in your courses. Blackboard Mobile Learn also makes mobile communication between classmates, students, and instructors seamless and simple.
Other things you can do with Blackboard Mobile Learn include:
• Access the latest announcements posted by your instructor
• Track and manage your course tasks
• Post to a discussion board, blog, journal, or wiki
• Upload content
• Access your grades
• Listen to an mp3 file
Now remember, this app does not access every function of your online courses. Here are a few functions that cannot be done with this app.
• Submit an assignment
• Take a quiz or test
• View flash-based content
• Participate in live chat sessions
• Participate in wimba classroom sessions
Blackboard Mobile Learn may have its limitations, but it does make information for online courses more accessible for learners and instructors in our constantly moving, mobile device society. Blackboard Mobile Learn puts what you need where you need it, when you need access to it! Check out this great app today and get mobile!