CITES is pleased to announce the extension of the Illinois Compass 2g service (powered by Blackboard Learn 9.1) by introducing the availability of the Blackboard Mobile Learn app as a free download for faculty, students, and staff. All users of the Illinois Compass 2g service that have an iOS, Android, Blackberry, or webOS device can use the mobile app regardless of their cell phone service provider, here’s how to get started:
iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch users can visit the App Store.
Android useres can visit Google Play on your Android device.
Blackberry smartphones users can visit BlackBerry App World.
HP webOS device users can download the app through Palm App Catalog
You can also search for “Blackboard Mobile Learn” in any of these app Stores. After you’ve downloaded and launched the app search for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and enter in your credentials as if you were logging into Illinois Compass 2g through a traditional web browser.
You can see demonstrations of the app for the various devices at this location:
Instructors interested in getting started with the development of mobile learning activities should download the Best Practices for building Mobile-Friendly courses in Blackboard Learn:
Please contact us if you have any questions about using the new mobile app. Or if you are a user of the app and have a use case in mind or are already using the mobile app and are interested in sharing your experience via a guest post on this blog then we would love to hear from you through firstname.lastname@example.org