Blackboard Mobile Learn App

Wilmington University has enabled the new Blackboard Mobile Learn application. Students and faculty may download the app to their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android devices to access announcements, assignments, discussion boards, and much more! The app works on any carrier or cellular network.

*If you prefer, you can simply access Blackboard - at no cost - from a mobile web browser. Downloading and subscribing to the new Blackboard Mobile Learn app is an option that may be beneficial to faculty and students as the interface is optimally designed to be viewed on mobile and tablet devices.

Download Instructions

  1. Visit the:
    • App Store on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
    • Google Play Store on your Android
  2. Search for “Blackboard Mobile Learn”
  3. Install the app
  4. Search for Wilmington University
  5. Login with your personal Blackboard credentials
  6. Subscribe for:
    • $1.99 for one year for unlimited access

Faculty Guide to Creating Mobile Tests (PDF)

  • Tests that contain ONLY the following question types can automatically be taken via mobile devices:
    • True/False
    • Multiple Choice
    • Short Answer
    • Hot Spot Fill-In-Multiple-Blanks
    • File Response (images only)
    • Calculated Numeric
  • Any test that contains question types other than those listed above cannot be taken via a mobile device. Any student attempting to access the test via the Blackboard Mobile Learn app will be automatically instructed to take the test in the Learn environment on their computer.
  • All mobile compatible tests can be taken either on a computer OR a mobile device

Blackboard Mobile Learn Features

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Dropbox Integration

Now you can link your Dropbox account to Blackboard Mobile Learn on your iOS and Android device! Students and instructors can easily manage critical course documents from their mobile devices, without ever leaving the Blackboard Mobile Learn app. Not only can students and instructors save their course content to their personal Dropbox, but they can also upload documents to discussions and blogs with a single click.

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Mobile Tests

Who says test taking can't be fun? With Blackboard Mobile Learn, students are able to take tests and exams delivered through Blackboard Learn in a beautiful and easy interface on their Android and iOS devices. Any test that includes compatible question types (Multiple Choice, Hot Spot, Fill in the Blank, etc) can be taken from Blackboard Mobile Learn.

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Push Notifications

Students can now elect to receive automatic, personalized notifications delivered straight to their mobile devices to help them stay informed. Students can receive notifications for new announcements, new graded items, a test being posted, and many other course activities. No more constant checking for midterms being available and grades being posted. Now, course activity comes to you.

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Announcements

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.

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Grades

Students can find out how they did on their last midterm or homework assignment by using the Grades tool. They'll even be sent a Push Notification as soon as an item in their course has been graded. Gone are the days of students waiting around wondering if their grade has been posted.

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Discussions

The Discussion Board is a key course communication tool for engaging students. It's a forum for students to ask and answer questions while allowing instructors to chime in. Students and teachers can easily read-up and contribute to Discussions from Blackboard Mobile Learn— they can even upload media from their mobile device as part of a Discussion attachment.

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Content

Students can access content uploaded by their instructors and interact with it on their device, using Blackboard Mobile Learn or any other application that supports those documents.

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Blogs

Classmates can read blog posts and interact with each other by posting comments and uploading media as attachments on blogs (Android and iOS) as well as uploading non-media files (Android).

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Journals

Students can reflect on their course Journals through Blackboard Mobile Learn, as well as comment on peer Journals. Instructors can use this tool to comment on student journals.

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Roster

With the class roster, students can quickly view their entire class list, making organizing study groups a whole lot easier.

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Tasks

Instructors can help students track and manage the progress of various tasks, from turning in homework assignments to midterm reminders to purchasing textbooks. The tasks tool allow students to mark when they've started a task and when it's complete.