Law School faculty may utilize an online course management system such Blackboard, Lexis Classroom, or Westlaw's TWEN. Information about accessing and using those platforms is provided below.
What is TWEN?
The West Education Network® (TWEN) is an online extension of the law school classroom. Using TWEN, you can access course materials on document pages, participate in class forums and live discussions, take online quizzes, exchange e-mails with professors and other students, and more.
How Do I Access TWEN?
How Do I Use the My Courses Page?
The My Courses page, which is displayed after signing on to TWEN, is your personal directory for the TWEN courses you add. After you add a course to the My Courses page, you can click the course title to enter a course, view its course home page, and access course materials and resources.
Will I Need a Password for Individual Courses?
Professors may require a password in order to add their courses. If a password is required to add a course, there will be a text box under the Password(s) column across from the course title. To obtain a password, check your course syllabus or the law school's webpage for course assignments and announcements: https://www.law.ua.edu/resources/assignments/
How Do I Navigate Within a Course?
To enter a course, click the course title on the My Courses page. The course home page is displayed, which provides access via links on the left side of the page to all of the materials and resources your professor has chosen. Click these links to access course materials, such as forums, quizzes, a course calendar, live discussions, and assignments.
How Do I Create Messages in a Forum?
You can post messages in a forum only if your professor has allowed it. To do so:
How Do I Respond to Messages in a Forum?
Using Lexis Classroom