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You can access your OSU Blackboard course and organization sites on your smartphone or tablet with the Blackboard Mobile app. The mobile app works on Apple (iOS) and Android devices (version 2.2 +).
Instructors and students can download the Blackboard app directly from the Apple or Android store for $1.99 per year, or $5.99 for a lifetime license. The mobile app allows you to use some of the features of a Blackboard course site: view and post announcements, use discussion boards and blogs, view class lists, view grades, and check tasks.
Where to Get Your Mobile App:
Please note that a desktop or laptop computer is required for full functionality of all Blackboard course features. Some work should be done on a laptop or desktop rather than via the Blackboard Mobile app:
|Instructors – avoid using the Bb Mobile app when:|
|Managing course content such as entering course information or instructions and uploading course documents, etc.|
|Managing assessments such as creating assignments, tests, quizzes or surveys.|
|Entering and adjusting grades in the Grade Center|
|Students – avoid using the Bb Mobile app when:|
|Completing assignments, tests and surveys.|
|Viewing flash animation/video, Adobe Presenter presentation and any other audio and videos that require Silverlight and Windows Media player. Note: Due to manufacturer restrictions, not all media files are accessible via every mobile device. For example, Flash cannot be viewed on iOS devices.|