Mobile Learn - Information for Instructors

The Potential of Blackboard Mobile Learn

Blackboard Mobile Learn is an application that you and your students can use to communicate any time, anywhere. While primarily a tool to engage students with course content outside of the class room, You can also use this tool post announcements and communicate with students through various other course tools. Updates that you make to your blackboard Learn course will automatically sync with the blackboard learn application.

Click here for a summary of what you and students can do with mobile Learn. This page provides a summary of the routine types of communications and tasks that can be performed with this app, but there's a flexibility provided by this tool that offers great potential for expanding its use to increase student time on task outside of the classroom, and this is where the greatest benefit for the student lies. While not ideal for first exposure to concepts, it has great potential for facilitating reinforcement of learning in situations where it might not otherwise occur.

Some additional "Don'ts"
As you explore, keep in mind the following when using Blackboard Mobile Learn:

  • Don't add new content to a course
  • Don't build a test or quiz
  • Don't grade assignments
  • Don't adjust grade center options


Click the icon for a demonstration of how the App works on your device

xxxx Click here for some additional information on the potential uses of the Mobile Learn App


Android Informational PDF
Blackberry Informational PDF
iPhone, iTouch or iPad Informational PDF
Palm Informational PDF
Last modified on August 16, 2013