What is CU eLearning System?
CU eLearning System is powered by Blackboard Learn system. It is a full-featured and widely adopted virtual learning environment around the world. It provides an integrated set of tools to support online course delivery, learning communities, content management, and assessment. It can be used to support courses that are completely online or used to augment a course delivered face-to-face, by satellite, etc.
Blackboard 9.1 is a “Next Generation” LMS incorporating Web 2.0 technologies.
New features include:
If you are interested in using the app to access the new system, you can install it following the instructions on http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Mobile/Products/Mobile-Learn.aspx (GET THE APP NOW).
After successful installation of the app, users can search for The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Clicking on The Chinese University of Hong Kong will display the login page. Make sure you see the CADS logo (Ref. No.: 126) before you supply your staff/student id and CWEM password to login the system.
Technical, there is nothing you have to do as an instructor to enable access to your course site via Blackboard Mobile Learn; the information you publish using the Learn environment on your desktop or laptop will seamlessly integrate with the mobile environment, and vice versa. However, these Best Practices will optimize the user experience and provide most universal access to course materials for mobile users.
Applications and Features Summary for Blackboard Mobile Learn 3.0 (2012 May) Download
Best Practices for Mobile-Friendly Courses (2012 May) Download
The following are some general resources provided as a starting point for CUHK instructors and students to discover the CU eLearning system: