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Online components

This unit requires regular use of the University’s Learning Management System (LMS), also known as Blackboard Learn. You will need reliable access to a computer and the Internet to use the LMS. All assignments will be submitted on Blackboard in their respective drop boxes (see “Submission of written work”)

The easiest way to access LMS sites is through MyUni (click on the ‘MyUni’ link on the university home page, http://sydney.edu.au or link directly to the service at https://myuni.sydney.edu.au/. There is a ‘Blackboard LMS’ icon in the QuickLaunch window on the left hand side of the screen.

If you have any difficulties logging in or using the system, visit the Student Help area of the LMS site, http://sydney.edu.au/elearning/student/help/.

Mobile Learn

You can also access your LMS sites via the Sydney Uni App for iPhone and Android. The full set of features available on the mobile app for the University LMS can be found in detail in this PDF document: Features in the mobile App for the University LMS (PDF)

To download the University of Sydney mobile app directly to your phone or mobile device you need to be able to access the marketplace associated with your device’s operating system.

  • iTunes store on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad
  • Play Store or the Android Marketplace (depending on the phone’s OS)
  • BlackBerry App World(R) on your BlackBerry(R) smartphone device
  • Palm App Catalog on your HP webOS device

Once you are at the marketplace or app store:

  • Search for University of Sydney
  • Install the app
  • Open the app and click on the icon ‘Bb Learn’ to access the LMS
  • Login to the LMS with your UniKey and password.

Important: due to the limitations of mobile devices you cannot submit assignments using the assignment tool. You should not complete graded tests (quizzes) using your mobile device due to the possibility of Internet drop out. The University’s Privacy Management Plan governs how the University will deal with personal information related to the content and use of its web sites. See http://sydney.edu.au/privacy.shtml for further details.

6916/online_components.txt · Last modified: 2015/01/29 14:45 by ryans