TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (February 6, 2013) – Tallahassee Community
College has launched Blackboard Mobile Learn, a mobile application that gives
students full access to their course information directly from their
With an intuitive application designed specifically for the
iOS and Android mobile platforms, students can check grades and assignments,
view documents, create discussion and blog posts and much more. Instructors can
also post announcements, upload content to their courses, view assignments, and create
and manage discussions, blogs and journals.
“With more and more TCC students relying on their smartphones
to access the Internet, we’re glad that we can partner with Blackboard Mobile
to offer these apps,” said Bret Ingerman, vice president for Information
Technology at TCC.
Students, faculty and staff can download the app through the
App Store and Google Play; iOS and Android devices on all carriers and networks
can use the application. Once users have downloaded the app, they can elect to
subscribe for $1.99 for one year of access, or pay a one-time fee of $5.99 for
unlimited access. The app was developed by Blackboard Mobile, a division of
education technology company Blackboard Inc.
“Blackboard Mobile Learn will be especially useful for TCC’s
distance learning students,” said Marilyn Dickey, director of TCC’s Center for
Distance Learning. “We emphasize that students should be able to access TCC
resources anywhere, and the Blackboard Mobile app will help us expand that