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Get started with the Blackboard Instructor app


1. Introduction

The Blackboard Instructor app shows all courses where members of staff are enrolled as instructors, TAs, course builders or similar roles.

In this app, you can:

  • Preview course items, assignments, and tests
  • Participate in discussions
  • Send announcements

Note, you cannot create items using the Blackboard Instructor app.


2. Download the app

a. From your tablet or phone, access the appropriate app store and search for Blackboard Instructor. The symbol for the app looks like a file with coloured tabs:
Blackboard Instructor app icon

b. Install and open the Blackboard Instructor app.

c. When prompted, search for Leeds Beckett University.

d. Enter your standard login details.

e. You can then see a list of all the modules in which you are enrolled as an instructor:
Blackboard Instructor app module list screen


3. View content in the Blackboard Instructor app

You can use the Blackboard Instructor app to view content you have uploaded to modules and preview your modules to check how content appears on a mobile device.

You may want to read more about the file formats that are supported by Blackboard Mobile apps.



4. View due dates in Blackboard Instructor

You can use the Blackboard Instructor app to view due dates for assignments within your modules. Note, this information does not currently include Turnitin assignments.

Blackboard Instructor app due dates screen


5. Accessibility

Blackboard Instructor is designed to work with all the accessibility features built into iOS and Android devices. See the Blackboard website for more details.



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