How to add my TAs in Blackboard

Adding TAs in Blackboard is a two-part process.

In order to add a Teaching Assistants to the course, you will first need to add the Teaching Assistants as a student and then you will have to change their role from student to teaching assistant. Follow the steps described below to guide you through the process.

To add TAs:

  1. Locate your course in the My Courses Plus section of the Blackboard homepage. Go into your course.
  2. Select Control Panel > Users and Groups > Users
  3. Once in the User screen. Click the "Find Users to Enroll" button. Note: the correct place to add users looks like a heading rather than a link. The right place is marked in red in the image below.
     find users to enroll
  4. Once you are in the Enroll Users screen, enter the username (UIC NetId) to be added and assign the role of student first.
  5. Click submit. The user will be added to the course as a student.

To change the role of user from Student to Teaching Assistant:

  1. In your course, select Control Panel > Users and Groups > Users
  2. Hover over the UIC NetId of the user whose role is to be changed. A chevron appears. Click on the chevron to open a drop down menu.
  3. Select the "Change Users's Role in Course" option from the drop down menu.
  4. In the "Change User's Role in Course" page that opens, select teaching assistant as the role and make the role available by selecting "Yes" for available.
  5. Click Submit. The user will now be a teaching assistant in the course.




Keywords:"Learning Management System",LMS,Blackboard   Doc ID:75841
Owner:Szymon M.Group:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC
Created:2017-08-17 17:44 CDTUpdated:2018-08-27 17:29 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC
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