Instructional Technology News – September 29, 2022

Hello from your colleagues in CIT! We hope that your semester is going well. Below you’ll find resources to help with your midterm grading, as well as announcements and workshops. If you need help with instructional technology, please contact For IT-related needs, email  

Midterm grades due Wednesday, Oct 5 at 11:59 PM  

Midterm grades are required for 100- and 200- level courses. For more information, visit Grade Reporting – Registrar’s Office. If there are discrepancies between course rosters in myBama and in Blackboard Learn, contact 

Grade Center Assistance 

Test and Exam Assistance 

Blackboard Instructor App Support ends September 30, 2022 

Blackboard instructor and student mobile functions in a single app: Download the unified Blackboard app now.

Explore Blackboard Ultra  

Learn about UA’s Ultra pilot and request a practice course: Ultra Course Pilot Information.

CIT-sponsored Workshops 

More Tech Events across UA   

  • UA Online presents Improving the Accessibility of Your Blackboard Course, 10/6, 10:00 am – Details and registration.   
  • UA Libraries present Open Access Week events, 10/24-10/25 – Event program  
  • OIT presents Live Cybersecurity Awareness Trainings, offered throughout October – Registration through UA LMS. This session is also an alternate form for the UA compliance eLearning assignment, and it will satisfy the 2022 cybersecurity training requirement for UA faculty and staff.