Blackboard Instructor Mobile App

Last updated:  September 1, 2017

Access your UNM Learn courses with the Blackboard Instructor app.    

Blackboard has transitioned to a new app instructors can use with UNM Learn on their mobile devices. The original app, Mobile Learn, has been replaced with Blackboard Instructor. 

Blackboard ended support for Mobile Learn on August 31, 2017.

TIMELINE

  • Blackboard Instructor - Released July 20, 2017  
  • Mobile Learn - Removed from app stores August 1, 2017
  • Mobile Learn - Officially unsupported August 31, 2017 
  • Blackboard Instructor - Additional functionality released Winter 2017

Features and Limitations of Blackboard Instructor

Blackboard Instructor currently allows you to view course content and connect with students. Blackboard plans to add additional functionality over time, including grading capabilities. For full functionality of UNM Learn, use a supported browser and OS listed at http://online.unm.edu/help/learn/support/browsers.

  • Because UNM uses more advanced technologies than simple HTML pages, in some cases Blackboard Instructor may not be able to display the content or display it properly. In addition, some features – particularly Flash, Java-based, or QuickTime video – may not work properly on all devices. 
  • UNM’s officially supported method for interacting with courses in the LMS is through a supported browser. We are making the mobile interface available so that users who wish to use Blackboard Instructor to connect to the UNM system may do so.

The Blackboard Instructor app is created and maintained by Blackboard. UNM will enable connectivity to the application, but has no control of the application’s offerings. Some UNM Learn features and tools may not appear or work within the app.  Blackboard's mobile applications are regularly updated (like any mobile application) and new functionality will be offered as Blackboard improves the service. UNM Learn Support recommends keeping Blackboard Instructor updated in order to implement all feature improvements and bug fixes.
 

Blackboard Help Resources:

Blackboard Instructor 

Blackboard Mobile Apps Support Form

Best Practices for Mobile Friendly Courses

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