JimTalk Mobile features


  • See your courses at glance

    Your courses are listed with easy access to contents, participants, grades and notes. A useful filter field lets you find a particular course quickly. If your token expires during a session, you’re prompted to re-enter your password and continue.

  • Connect with course participants

    Infinite scrolling improves access to the participant view, with the complete user profile now displayed and available from every page.

  • Pull to refresh

    Most screens will allow you to pull to refresh, improving the real-time participation experience.

  • Orientation and resolution support

    The app displays in portrait or landscape view, whatever your screen resolution.

  • Easily access course content

    View course activities and download materials for offline use. Work through Books and IMS Content packages directly in the app. The downloading status of resources is preserved even when changing sections or pages.

  • Activity completion

    Track progress from your device with Activity completion. Automatic completion is registered, and students can also manually mark a task complete on their mobile.

  • Grades and grading

    A Grades link for each course gives fingertip access to the gradebook, and teachers can view assignment submissions on the move.

  • Notes

    Teachers can view site, course and personal notes about their students and add their own notes.

  • Message participants

    Send and view private messages to colleagues and students from the Messages link in the side tab.

  • Keep up to date with calendar events

    Site, course and user events can be viewed in the calendar.Calendar events can now be viewed offline and infinite scrolling is available.

  • View and upload to your Private files

    Check the contents of your private files and upload media to them on the go. You’re now allowed up to 50MB storage (depending on your SD card).

  • Notifications

    Keep up to date with notifications. The app supports both local (calendar events) and push (messages, forum posts, submitted assignments etc) notifications. See Mobile app notifications for more details. Infinite scrolling is available and local notifications have multi-site support.

  • Make choices

    The app supports students making and removing choices.

  • Engage in chat, on the move

    Participate in a course Chat activity.

  • Feed back to teachers with a survey

    Surveys may now be taken using the app.

  • Search the list of courses

    App users can search courses to find one they wish to take.

  • Enrol yourself from your smartphone

    Found a course you like? Enrol immediately via the app.

  • Play SCORM packages on and off-line

    The JimTalk Mobile SCORM player tracks interactions and synchronises when you’re back online.

  • Download all course sections

    Easily download all sections to view offline.

  • Browse glossary entries

    Search for and browse glossary entries.

  • Take quizzes on your mobile

    Quizzes may now be completed on the move. Find out more about the JimTalk Mobile quiz.

  • Learning plans

    Learning plans may be viewed and progress checked from the mobile.

Features summary

  • Responsive design for phone and tablets
  • Upload a picture into your private file area
  • Record an audio file and upload it into your private file area
  • Record a video and upload it into your private file area
  • Send a private message to a course participant (can be done offline)
  • Take a personal note about a course participant (can be done offline)
  • Add a course participant to your phone contact
  • Call a course participant touching the phone number
  • Locate a course participant address on Google map
  • Download and view some course resources
  • Quick access to your course contents
  • View calendar events
  • Reminder notifications for calendar events
  • Mobile Push notifications
  • Remote layout/style customization (see below)
  • View all your past private messages and notifications
  • Browse and download your private and course files
  • View forum discussions
  • Private messaging between users
  • Calendar integration with warning reminders as local notifications
  • Upload any type of file from your device to your JimTalk private files area
  • View the book module and IMS CP
  • View site, course and personal users notes
  • Support for sites using CAS or Shibboleth as auth methods
  • View your activity and course total grades in a course
  • Participate in choices
  • Participate in chats
  • Participate in surveys
  • Access external tools (LTI)
  • Course search
  • Self-enrolment in courses
  • Access courses with guest access enrolment method enabled
  • SCORM player
  • Follow app-specific activity links (see Creating JimTalk Mobile friendly courses for details)
  • Browse glossary entries
  • Attempt quizzes
  • Browse your learning plans
  • View competencies of students in your course
  • Browse a wiki and edit and create new pages
  • Make assignment submissions and review submissions, comments, feedback and grades
  • Use a rich text editor when creating forum posts, attempting quizzes with essay questions, creating wiki pages or submitting assignments (only in Android 4.4 onwards and iOS 6 onwards)

Activities & Resources Support

Comparison of features in different versions

Languages

Over 15 languages are currently supported: Arabic, Basque, Catalan, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Mexican Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish

See also

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