Blackboard Mobile gives you access to all aspects of the educational experiences on their mobile devices and they will be able go anywhere. Going mobile is one of the most effective ways enrich teaching, learning, and campus life for everyone, wherever they are. Blackboard Mobile is a mobile app available currently on the iTunes and Android Market.
Mobile Learn Device Demos (from Blackboard.com)
What can you do with Blackboard Mobile Learn?
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.
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 and uploading media as attachments on blogs (Android and iOS) as well as uploading non-media files (Android).
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.
Read and reflect on your Journal posts and those of your classmates. Both students and instructors can comment on Journals.
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. Additionally, students can upload media files (Android and iOS) as well as other file types (Android) to discussions.
Students can access music, videos and images uploaded by their instructors and experience directly from their mobile devices using the appropriate media-specific software.
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.