Mobile Learning and Teaching Tools

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Workshop on mobile tools available for teaching with BlackBoard Learn


  • 1. Office of Learning &Technology Purdue University North Central

2. We will cover: Blackboard Mobile Application In Blackboard Learn: Mobile Access Mobile Exams On theWorld WideWeb Assessments & Surveys 3. The Blackboard Mobile Learn application gives students and faculty access to their courses, content, and organizations on a variety of mobile devices including Android, BlackBerry and iPhone OS. Search your mobile device store for the Blackboard Learn application to get started. The Blackboard Learn Mobile Application does require a subscription ($1.99/year or $5.99/lifetime) in order to access the mobile application. Instructions will be given on the application for payment submission. 4. Using the Blackboard Mobile App: Students and instructors can access documents, read announcements, create discussion threads, upload media, create content items within the course map, comment on blogs and more Allows you to link your Dropbox account to attach files when creating discussion threads or other content. Push notifications allow users to know when new content is available, announcements are made, or when a grade is posted. Using a mobile web browser You can view Blackboard Learn within a mobile browser but some content is inaccessible 5. Mobile Exams can be created in Blackboard for use with the Blackboard Mobile Application. Question types: Multiple Choice True/False Calculated Numeric File Response Hot Spot Fill in Multiple Blanks Short Answer Mobile exams are integrated into the grade center, similar to a web assessment. 6. Creating a Mobile Assessment Test Link Test Canvas Quiz Settings/Properties 7. Tests/Quizzes QuizStar: Create custom quizzes that can be taken online Manage your quizzes and monitor participants scores. Polls PollEverywhere: Create polls that can be taken online or via a text message View your results in real-time on the web or in a PowerPoint. 8. Create a quiz inQuizStar Well walk you through process and we will all take our demo quiz. 9. Create a Poll Participate in a Poll in PollEverywhere Create your own poll 10. Discussion What mobile tools do you use in your classroom to engage your learners? Visit CoolTools for Schools: What resources do you plan to use from this site? Additional resources 11. Reach us at: Twitter and Facebook: @PNCOLT for all workshop notes, links, and training needs