West Texas A&M University
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Blackboard Apps for WTClass

Blackboard currently has two apps for use with WTClass: Bb Grader (for grading), and Blackboard Instructor (for content access).

Bb Grader App IconBb Grader

An app designed to let you grade on the go!

Bb Grader is a mobile app that provides instructors with a portable solution for reviewing, providing feedback, and grading student assignments—when and where you have time.

Bb Grader requires iOS 7 + and is compatible with iPad Air, iPad mini, and iPad 2, 3, or 4. Courses where you are enrolled as an instructor, teaching assistant, or grader appear in the app.

Blackboard Instructor App IconBlackboard Instructor

Blackboard Instructor is a mobile app that enables you to view course content, connect with students in discussions, and create announcements.

Blackboard Instructor is available on iOS and Android mobile devices. Courses where you are enrolled as an instructor, teaching assistant, or course builder appear in the app.

How to Get the Bb Grader or Blackboard Instructor Apps

Bb Grader

Bb Grader requires iOS 7 + and is compatible with iPad Air, iPad mini, and iPad 2, 3, or 4. Courses where you are enrolled as an instructor, teaching assistant, or grader appear in the app. It is NOT currently available for Android or iPhones.

To download and start using Bb Grader:

  • Access the Apple App Store on your iPad®.
  • Search for Blackboard Grader.
  • Install the app.
  • Once Bb Grader is installed, open the app and search for "West Texas A&M University" using the search bar that automatically appears when you open the app.
  • Select West Texas A&M University.
  • Log in using the username and password you use to access the My Buff Portal.
Blackboard Instructor

Blackboard Instructor is available on iOS and Android mobile devices. Courses where you are enrolled as an instructor, teaching assistant, or course builder appear in the app.

To download and start using Blackboard Instructor:

  • From your device, access the appropriate online store.
  • Search for Blackboard.
  • Install the app on your mobile device.
  • Once Blackboard Instructor is installed, open the Blackboard app and search for "West Texas A&M University" using the search bar that automatically appears when you open the app.
  • Select West Texas A&M University.
  • Log in using the username and password you use to access the My Buff Portal.

Tutorials

Bb Grader

Blackboard Instructor

Blackboard App for Students

Students have an app specifically designed for their use with Blackboard. For more information on the Blackboard app for students, please visit the Blackboard App (Mobile app) student page.