Blackboard Mobile Learn


Swansea University has subscribed to Blackboard Mobile learn on a trial basis for one year.  A Blackboard app is now available for a range of smartphone - please click one of the following for instructions on how to download and use the app on your device. You may also want to visit our Tips page for using the mobile apps

    Apple iPhone / iPod Touch / iPad
   
    Android
   
    Blackberry
   
    Palm
   

There is, at the moment, no app for Windows phones

Please note that these apps only access core parts of Blackboard and may not access third party tools such as the Learning objects tools (Blogs, Wikis and Podcasts) or Turnitin UK assignments.  Documents are subject to the viewing capabilities of each device and some content may not display on some phones (eg Flash videos on iOS)

   Instructions for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
How to download the Blackboard Mobile Learn app
The Blackboard Mobile Learn app is available in the Apple App store  search for "Blackboard Mobile Learn" to find it. There is one version for the iPhone / iPod touch, and a separate HD version for the iPad. (searching from your device should bring up the right version)
How to log in to Blackboard Mobile Learn
Once you have successfully downloaded and opened Blackboard Mobile Learn:

    Search for "Swansea University" using the search bar that automatically appears when you open the app
    Select by tapping "Swansea University" below the search box
    Log in using the same username and password that you normally use to access Blackboard

Can I update and contribute content to any features from my device?
Using your iPhone / iPod touch / iPad, you can update Discussion boards and update the status of your Tasks.
visit our Tips page for using the mobile apps

Please note that if you find you cannot access particular documents or content items you are recommended to view them using a computer or laptop – IT Support will not be able to advise on issues relating to limitations on document types in Mobile Learn
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    Instructions for Android devices

How to download the Blackboard Mobile Learn app
The Blackboard Mobile Learn app is available in the Android Market. Search for “Blackboard Mobile Learn” to find it.
How to log in to Blackboard Mobile Learn
Once you have successfully downloaded and opened Blackboard Mobile Learn:

    Search for "Swansea University" using the search bar that automatically appears when you first open the app
    Select by tapping "Swansea University" below the search box
    Log in using the same username and password that you normally use to access Blackboard

Can I update and contribute content to any features from my device?
Using your device, you can update Discussion boards and update the status of your Tasks. These will be visible when you access on the web as Mobile Learn syncs automatically with our blackboard servers
visit our Tips page for using the mobile apps
Please note that if you find you cannot access particular documents or content items you are recommended to view them using a computer or laptop – IT Support will not be able to advise on issues relating to limitations on document types in Mobile Learn
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    Instructions for Blackberry Devices
Versions of BlackBerry that support Blackboard Mobile Learn
BlackBerry devices with OS 4.3 or higher support Blackboard Mobile Learn. If you need to upgrade your software, simply connect your BlackBerry smartphone to your computer using your USB cable, go to http://na.blackberry.com/eng/services/ devices/#tab_tab_update, and click on the “Update” button.
If you do not see an “Update” button, please ensure that you are running the following items:

1. Windows® Internet Explorer® v5.5 or later, running on Windows®.
2. An ActiveX control provided by Research In Motion Ltd. on your BlackBerry smart- phone. Click on the Internet Explorer Information Bar, shown at the top of the page, and select “Install ActiveX Control...” to install this component.
How to I get BlackBerry App world on my BlackBerry
If you don’t already have BlackBerry App World, visit http://www.blackberry.com/appworld/download from your BlackBerry to download it.

How to log in to Blackboard Mobile Learn
Once you have successfully downloaded and opened Blackboard Mobile Learn:

    Search for "Swansea University" using the search bar that automatically appears when you open the app
    Select Swansea University
    Log in using the same username and password that you normally use to access Blackboard

How do you update and contribute content to any features from your device?
Using your device you can update Discussion boards and the status of your Tasks. These will be visible when you access on the web as Mobile Learn syncs automatically with our blackboard servers
visit our Tips page for using the mobile apps
Please note that if you find you cannot access particular documents or content items you are recommended to view them using a computer or laptop – IT Support will not be able to advise on issues relating to limitations on document types in Mobile Learn
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     Instructions for Palm devices

What versions of HP WebOS support Blackboard Mobile Learn?
Palm devices with HP WebOS 1.4.5 or higher support Blackboard Mobile Learn.
How to download the Blackboard Mobile Learn app
The Blackboard Mobile Learn app is avail- able in the Palm App Catalog. Search for “Blackboard Mobile Learn” to find it.
How to log in to Blackboard Mobile Learn
Once you have successfully downloaded and opened Blackboard Mobile Learn:

    Search for "Swansea University" using the search bar that automatically appears when you open the app
    Select Swansea University
    Log in using the same username and password that you normally use to access Blackboard

Can I update and contribute content to any features from my device?
You can update Discussions boards and the status of your Tasks. These will be visible when you access on the web as Mobile Learn syncs automatically with our blackboard servers
visit our Tips page for using the mobile apps
Please note that if you find you cannot access particular documents or content items you are recommended to view them using a computer or laptop – IT Support will not be able to advise on issues relating to limitations on document types in Mobile Learn
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