Blackboard Mobile™ Learn

What is Blackboard Mobile™ Learn?

Blackboard Mobile™ Learn is a mobile application that can be downloaded and installed to your SmartPhone or Mobile device that allows you to access features of your Blackboard Courses. These features include:


  • 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.Announcements
  • The Discussion Board is a key course communication tool for engaging students and promoting learning. It's the place students ask and answer questions, and where instructors can respond to one student for the benefit of all. With Blackboard Mobile™ Learn, instructors and students can review and post to threaded discussions, as well as create new threads, all while on the go.Discussions
  • Grades

Want to know how you did on the midterm or your last homework assignment? Students can view their grades right here.


  • Tasks

Help students track and manage the progress of various tasks, from turning in homework assignments to reminders to pick up a midterm or purchase a textbook. Tasks allow students to mark when they've started a project, when it's in progress, and when complete.

  • Roster

Wondering who's in your class? With the class roster, you can quickly see your full class list, making organizing study groups a whole lot easier.

  • Media 
    Students can access music, videos and images uploaded by their instructors and experience directly from their mobile devices using the appropriate media-specific software.
    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:
    • Adding new content to a course
    • Building tests, quizzes, and surveys
    • Submitting tests, quizzes, and surveys
    • Submitting assignments
    • Grading assignments
    • Adjusting Grade Center options
    • Viewing any Flash-based instructional content or movies. Please note that Flash files are not supported on devices using the Apple IOS.

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    Is there a cost associated with Blackboard Mobile™ Learn? 

    Yes. Starting July 1, 2014 there will be a fee of $1.99 for a life subscription to Blackboard Learn™ Mobile for all faculty and students.  my.Clemson is being updated to include Blackboard integration in May 2014. Stay tuned to for updates regarding my.Clemson and Blackboard integration. If students would rather use Blackboard Mobile Learn, they will have the option to purchase Blackboard Mobile Learn directly from the iTunes or Google Play stores.

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    How do I use Blackboard Mobile™ Learn?

    Tutorials for Blackboard Mobile™ Learn can be found on the Blackboard Mobile™ Learn Demos page. Blackboard TV’s Channel on YouTube also has several informational videos about Blackboard Mobile™ Learn.

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    Can I download the Blackboard Mobile™ Learn onto my mobile device?

    Yes. Each mobile device has its own App Store or Marketplace where the Blackboard Mobile™ Learn App can be downloaded.     

Android App Store

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Frequently Asked Questions

Review the Blackboard Mobile Support: FAQS and Getting Started site for assistance with frequently asked questions.

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Do we offer Instructor-Led training for Blackboard Learn Mobile?

No. CCIT does not currently offer instructor-led training for Blackboard Mobile™ Learn.

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System Requirements

Before you download and install the App to your Check the App system requirements to ensure that it is compatible with your current operating system.

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Additional Resources for Blackboard Mobile™ Learn

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