Presentation on theme: "Blackboard Mobile Learn at Hull York Medical School Jon Bateman HYMS eLearning Team."— Presentation transcript:
Blackboard Mobile Learn at Hull York Medical School Jon Bateman HYMS eLearning Team
Why did HYMS want Blackboard Mobile? Dispersed students and staff Learning in workplace environments Distance learning needs Student demand!
What mobile does well… Discussion boards Journals and blogs Quick access to DOC, PDF, PPT, etc Video
What mobile does well… Student engagement Staff engagement Ease of access* Extending the elearning environment * Assuming connectivity
What mobile does less well… Non-Blackboard native tools Fail over to browser for wikis, learning modules etc Mixed performance with imported learning modules Less verbose content sometimes hides information
Mitigating some mobile pitfalls Not all Blackboard Mobile apps are the same Changing naming conventions Migrating to native Blackboard tools Encouraging familiarity