Quality Matters (QM) Accessibility and Usability Resource Now Available

Quality Matters (QM) has made available the Accessibility and Usability Resource Site (AURS) available to everyone! You’ll need to register to use the site, but doing so will give you access to information and resources on key accessibility and usability concerns, including Universal Design for Learning, alternative text, video captions and audio descriptions, hyperlinks, accessible […]

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Applications Open for 2020 Faculty Learning Communities

The Office of Academic Affairs invites applications to participate in one of UA’s three 2020 Faculty Learning Communities (FLCs): Improving Student Learning: The S13 Project Communicating about Race and Diversity Engineering Education (EE) Research: Improving STEM Education and Engineering Formation. Overview An FLC is a small group (6-8) of multidisciplinary faculty who build community by engaging with […]

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New ODS Faculty Resources

The Office of Disability Services (ODS) has a number of new resources for faculty, including guidance on accommodations and syllabi, faculty forms, tips for conflict resolution, and captioning resources. Find the full collection of resources under Faculty on the ODS website, or visit ods.ua.edu/faculty. Questions? For questions or more information, contact Brittany Gregg at brittany.gregg@ua.edu. […]

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ODS Online Portal Now Available

The Office of Disability Services is pleased to announce the ODS Online Portal, a one-stop-shop for students and faculty to manage accommodations. Launched in Fall 2019, the ODS Online Portal offers the functionality to improve accommodation-related communications and services. Students who need to register with ODS will use the portal to submit their application for accommodations and […]

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Revised Academic Misconduct Policy

The University of Alabama has a revised Academic Misconduct Policy. Under section C.1.a.(2), the policy includes an important change related to self-plagiarism, prohibiting students from “resubmitting your own previously submitted work without proper citation and permission from the current instructor to whom the original work is subsequently submitted.” See the full Academic Misconduct Policy (pdf) […]

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BamaPulse: A New Service-Learning Platform

BamaPulse

The University of Alabama has adopted a new, state-of-the-art volunteer management platform, GivePulse. This platform will be known to UA and its affiliates as BamaPulse, and it will replace SL Pro, the previous service-learning platform. BamaPulse is an intuitive and user-friendly online platform used to manage service-learning courses and outcomes while providing a route to […]

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CFP: A&S Summer Teaching Grants

The College of Arts and Sciences is currently accepting proposals for Teaching Grants. Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis to tenured, tenure-track, and NTRC faculty for projects beginning Summer 2019. Grants are limited to $2,000, and the College typically awards three. Diversity Initiative The College is committed to fostering an inclusive community and […]

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