Blackboard Mobile Learn (Beta)

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Now, much of the core content that you post to your Blackboard Learn courses will automatically be available for you and your students to view from their mobile devices on the new Blackboard Mobile Learn application.

The Blackboard Mobile Learn application is available for free on Android devicesBlackBerry smartphone devicesHP webOS devices, as well as on Apple’s iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

Because this is a beta release, students and instructors should expect that some features may not look or work the same on all devices and there may be intermittent performance issues.

Getting Started

  1. Search for Blackboard Mobile Learn in your device’s application store or click the appropriate hyperlink below:
  2. Once Blackboard Mobile Learn is installed, search for and select either USC or University of Southern California using the search bar that automatically appears when you open the app.
  3. Log in using the same username and password you normally use to access Blackboard.

Using Blackboard Mobile Learn in Your Classes

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is there a cost associated with the Blackboard Mobile Learn application?
A: No. USC licenses Blackboard Mobile Learn for all faculty, staff, and students. There is no charge to the users.

Q: What is the difference between USC – University of Southern California and USC – Distance Education Network?
A: Clicking USC – University of Southern California lets you access USC’s main Blackboard server at blackboard.usc.edu using your USC username and password. Click this if you are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate course at USC. Clicking USC – Distance Education Network takes you to the USC Viterbi School of Engineering’s Office of Graduate and Professional Programs distance learning portal at www.uscden.netYou should only click this if you are enrolled in an engineering online masters or certificate program and have also created a DEN profile.

Q: Why can’t I access the Grade Center in the app?
A: Unfortunately, the Mobile Learn app does not currently support Grade Center functionality to input and view student grades. However, we understand it is needed for instructors to leverage the app, and are currently developing the Grade Center for future releases.

Q: Where can I get more information about using Blackboard Mobile Learn on my mobile device?
A: For more information, browse or search the Blackboard Mobile Learn help site at http://help.blackboardmobile.com/ or visit https://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Mobile/Support/FAQ.aspx

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