You also can use Blackboard Learn for posting course materials, sending important class reminders to your students, using the discussion or chat features as part of your course design, even maintaining an electronic grade book and posting grades to the Banner system.
To set up Blackboard Learn for your course, log in to mybama.ua.edu, faculty tab, banner self service, faculty and advisors, blackboard learn section maintenance.
Once classes have been added to the system, you can access Blackboard learn by going through mybama or by going to ualearn.blackboard.com .
Online tutorials are available on the Faculty Resource Center Web site (http://frc.ua.edu).
See also, Handout detailing BBL tools
OSM - Online Syllabus Management
The OIRA resources box in mybama is also the location for student opinion survey results.
Turnitin instructions, including how to add Turnitin to your Blackboard course, are available from the Faculty Resource Center.
Assoc. Dir. Jessica Kidd (firstname.lastname@example.org) can also be a resource to teachers interested in using Turnitin.
If you choose to use TurnItIn, the University attorneys request that you include the following paragraph in your syllabus:
Syllabus Statement for TurnItIn.com:
TurnItIn.com: The University of Alabama is committed to helping students uphold the ethical standards of academic integrity in all areas of study. Students agree that their enrollment in this course allows the instructor the right to use electronic devices to help prevent plagiarism. All course materials are subject to submission to TurnItIn.com and will be included as source documents in TurnItIn.com’s restricted access database for the purpose of detecting textual similarities. TurnItIn.com will be used as a tool to help students avoid plagiarism in written documents.