This app is a pretty good mobile version of the website. I don't have to sign in every time I use it, and it updates frequently enough for my needs. I've never attempted to create a post or reply directly through the app (I usually copy/paste from a word doc, simply for the ease of keeping my references and footnotes). My only critique is that I am often unable to click on URLs referenced in the course material.
I had better luck with other black board apps... this app never syncs correctly, and I have never once been able to post or reply to anything thru the app. I was really hoping for better results with this as I W prk doubles on Monday and Tuesday and have no Wi-Fi at my work. It would have really been convenient if this app worked so as I could check into my classes while on the go. Or it would at lease be no e if it synced properly so I could at least be up to date on grades when I can't get to my lap top.
Everything seems to be perfect on this app. The only thing that's missing is whatever software is needed to edit. Say I get on blackboard on my computer, and I start a discussion post but save it as a draft to go back and finish later it'll show up on blackboard and I'll be able to click on it but it won't allow me to edit. It also won't allow me to click on assignments just to get a glimpse of them to see what needs to be. Other than that it's great
This app is ok. It's basically the same thing as the website but it's an app. You still have to sign in every time you go on the app. The thing I hate the most is that it will send you the same notification like three or four times. I think that if it didn't spam me with notifications and I didn't have to sign in every time it would be worth it to install. But as it is I might as well save some space on my phone and use the website.
It is a great app for quickly checking on things. Much easier to use than the website version due to not needing to go through the whole log in process. If your computer runs Windows 10 I recommend the Windows Store version for viewing/downloading, just don't feel good about uploading except for the website. The thing that dropped this 2 stars and only reason it is not 5 is the anoying notifications. It just bombards you with several identical notifications for the same thing regardless if you tap on one or not. I guess I will just block notifications until a future update comes out and unblock them to see if they resolved this issue or not. WHEN I block the notifications though, I believe it will be perfect.
I get the same notifications over and over again, and the things that I use in the app like messages and grades work sometimes and sometimes they just say error. It's about 50/50 if the app is going to work and all the notifications just make this a terrible app. I am using a Samsung Note 8 so it's not like I have a junky phone
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