The Blackboard app sucks more than Blackboard itself. The mobile app is teacher unfriendly. In fact, it’s downright teacher-hostile. Remember, the medium is the message. Since Blackboard has yet to master mobile-responsive design, the mismatch between the website and mobile app causes users to get mixed messages. This is a huge headache for teachers and students alike.
Additionally, instructors cannot access the grade center, or grade anything, which renders Blackboard Mobile pointless for teachers. The app is just an added burden for instructors to address in course design, without much payoff.
What the app is useful for