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Have you checked out the awesome offerings in Coursera? You may know that Penn is a partner in this platform (known as a massive open course, or MOOC), providing free online classes (taught by Penn faculty members). Blackboard and Instructure (aka Canvas) are now trying to get in on the act, putting together MOOCs of […]

Blackboard re-releases mobile apps

After some technical difficulties, the Blackboard mobile app is once again available. We’ve downloaded it to a few iPods and iPhones and it looks good so far. The functionality has not changed. You can see your courses and access materials, but that’s about it. Course content on mobile devices is accessible only on iOS devices […]