To establish a UGA email and MyID account, visit: http://eits.uga.edu/access_and_security/myid When you have obtained your MyID account, please report it to the Computing Services Help Desk, email@example.com.
MyID is needed to access your My Georgia Law faculty portal as well as many other UGA services including e-mail, parking services and the wireless network.
Faculty members use the My Georgia Law portal to view class schedules along with individual photos and contact information for student enrolled in their courses. Class rolls for course from previous semesters that you have taught are also archived in My Georgia Law. Grades are also submitted via My Georgia Law.
Students use their own portal, also known as My Georgia Law, to view class schedules, grades and the online student directory as well as to access legal career services job search tools.
Before classes begin, you may login to the My Georgia Law faculty portal and post reading assignments. Student will see the reading assignments for all classes (not just your assignment) when they access the My Georgia Law student portal.
Email Sharon Bradley, Special Collections Librarian, firstname.lastname@example.org. Access codes and registration instructions will be provided by return email.
Contact JoEllen Childers, Instructional Technology Support Specialist, email@example.com, 706 542-9120
Three course management software options are available for use by UGA law school professors:
1. Westlaw's TWEN platform - most UGA law professors use TWEN to post their syllabus, class assignments and documents as well as to host class discussions. Once you obtain a Westlaw password, TWEN is available for you to use immediately. Visit http://lawschool.westlaw.com/ and you'll see that TWEN is a menu option on your screen. If you need assistance getting started with TWEN, contact our Westlaw representative Sue Moore, firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-940-3388.
2. Lexis Nexis Web Courses - Lexis Nexis offers a product similar to TWEN. Once you obtain a Lexis Nexis password, Web Courses are available for you to use immediately. Sign on to Lexis Nexis at: http://www.lexisnexis.com/lawschool/ and you'll a tab for Web Courses. If you need assistance getting started with Lexis Nexis Web Courses, contact our Lexis Nexis representative Mark Thompson, email@example.com or 1-800-368-6955 x5260.
3. UGA's eLearning Commons - Typically law faculty do not use this solution. It includes NO special access to legal materials. But this Blackboard system does provides standard online course support including posting documents, discussion boards and tracking student participation. Enrolled students are automatically registered and everyone, including the instructor, accesses the system via one's UGA MyID. More online at: https://www.elc.uga.edu/ For individual support, contact JoEllen Childers, Law School Instructional Technology Support Specialist, firstname.lastname@example.org, 706 542-9120. Campuswide the UGA's Center for Teaching and Learning supports individual's use of the eLearning Commons.
About mid-semester, via email, Dean Kurtz will invite faculty to opt-in to giving students in their own class(es) the option to write semester-end exams on their laptop using the "secure bluebook" program Electronic Bluebook. More information at: http://www.law.uga.edu/exams-computer