Blackboard Mobile Learn takes interactive teaching and learning to the mobile device, giving students and teachers instant access to their courses, content, and communities anywhere. Blackboard Mobile Learn is a mobile app available currently on the iTunes App Store for iPad, iTunes App Store for iPhone and iPod Touch, as well as on the Android Market (accessed directly from the device), BlackBerry App World, and Palm webOS. Mobile Learn is also integrated within NIU's Mobile App.
The following tutorial provides a quick introduction to the features of Blackboard Mobile Learn for iPad.
Simply download the application and install on your device. The Blackboard Mobile Learn application can be downloaded from the following locations:
Then, after launching the app on your device, search for "Northern Illinois University" and enter your NIU AccountID and password to securely login and begin accessing your Blackboard courses.
While the app does offer a native environment for accessing Blackboard course content on a mobile device, the underlying technology of whichever mobile device being used may limit the Blackboard features that can be accessed from the app. The following features likely will not work properly when accessed from the app and therefore should only be used when accessing from a full browser on a computer:
As Blackboard Mobile Learn apps for additional mobile platforms are announced and made available, details will be updated here.
Last Updated: 11/19/2012