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Blackboard Mobile Learn for SLU Global

Bb Mobile on iPhone example

Blackboard mobileBlackboard Mobile Learn takes teaching and learning mobile, giving faculty and students access to their Blackboard course content on a variety of mobile platforms, including Android and Apple devices.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: What can users do on Blackboard Mobile Learn?
A: Blackboard Mobile Learn allows you to access your Blackboard courses through a mobile device. Students and instructors can:

  • customize the app
  • access documents in multiple formats
  • post announcements (instructors only)
  • view grades (students only)
  • create discussion threads and posts
  • upload media as attachments to discussion boards and blogs
  • comment on blogs and journals.
  • link your Dropbox account to Blackboard Mobile and upload documents to discussions and blogs.
  • get notifications of new announcements, new graded items and other activities.

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Q: Are there videos available to watch about mobile learn?
A: View demos of Blackboard Mobile Learn on various devices.

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Q: Which devices are supported by Blackboard Mobile Learn?
A: The Blackboard Mobile App is available for download on:

  • iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch)
  • Android
  • BlackBerry
  • webOS

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Q: How do faculty and students get Blackboard Mobile Learn on their mobile devices?
A: Users can quickly and easily download the applications for their mobile devices from their app stores.

  • Search for "Blackboard Mobile Learn" and download the mobile app.
  • Open the app and search for "Saint Louis University" in the field provided.
  • Log in to Blackboard Mobile using your SLU Net ID and password.

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Q: Where do I go to download the app:
A: http://www.blackboard.com/resources/mobile/mobile_learn_splash/desktop/index.html

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Q: Is there a charge for Blackboard Mobile Learn?
A: The app has a one-time fee of $1.99 for unlimited access for life.

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Q: If users have a device on a carrier other than Sprint, can they download the app?
A: Blackboard has made the Mobile Learn app available for purchase on iOS and Android devices on all carriers and networks.

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Q: Who do users contact for support for Blackboard Mobile Learn?
A: If you have a support issue, please contact the IT Service Desk at 314-977-4000 or visit the IT Service Desk page for a complete listing of service desk locations and contact information.

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Last updated: 05/20/2014  MENG

 

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