List of UBT Applications:
Opera is UBT’s own customized E-system, and it is the main academic system used by students, faculty members and staff. It is a set of all sort of different internal applications. It combines course registration, grading, Opera online, attendance, students’ portal and such. The details are listed below:
a) Opera Admissions and Registration
This system allows various registration and admission tasks such as calendar, admitting new students, fulfilling admission requirements and such. It involves course registration tasks such as add, drop, swap and such.
b) Opera Academics
Opera academics is used by the academic department for automating the academic tasks and facilitates the academic process such as course plans, schedules, advising, classrooms, teachers and such. It also provides a list of statistical reports and summaries for the department and the accreditation documentations.
c) Opera Students Affairs
Opera Students Affairs system keeps tracks of student’s affairs activities and monitor students and probations, events, extra credits, activities and such.
d) Opera Financial
Opera Financial is the financial system integrated with the academic, admission and registration records of the students. It involves recording, managing and maintaining the financial payments due for students.
a) Opera Grading
Opera Grading is the main grading system used by faculty members to edit, update and finalize students’ grades during the academic term. Part of UBT’s policy, students should be informed about their grades continuously throughout the term. Faculty members have access to Opera Grading on campus, or off campus through the use of Remote Apps Service. Students have access to Opera Online.
b) Opera Attendance
Opera attendance allows the faculty members to take the attendance of all students inside the classroom. It helps the instructor know who is registered in the course, and also it keeps tracks of their daily attendance. Faculty members have access to Opera attendance on campus, or off campus through the use of Remote Apps Service. Students can keep track of their attendance and view it through Opera Online.
c) Opera Online (students portal)
Opera Online is the main students’ portal to access his/her Opera related information such as registration, grades and attendance. It allows students to go online and access their academic system information allowing them to register online for their courses, view and edit their own personal records, view the grades, study plan, transcripts, acknowledgement letter and financial statements.
Office 365 is the main E-mail system provided specifically to the UBT's students. It provides E-mail services, file sharing, sky drive storage with capacity of xxxx GB, online conferencing, public website and Office web application.
Blackboard Learn is an application for online teaching, learning, community building, and knowledge sharing.
You can use any theory or model for teaching your online course because Blackboard Learn is open, flexible, and centered on student achievement.
At Blackboard, we nurture learners and support those who make education possible, from K-12 and higher education to adult learning and workplace training.
As you get started with Blackboard Learn, you'll find that teaching online shares many similarities with teaching in the face-to-face (f2f) classroom.
Turnitin is the known leading plagiarism software. It is integrated with Moodle, so both instructors and students use the Turnitin Tool when they log in on Moodle. Instructors can use Turnitin to detect plagiarized papers and view the similarities percentage to outside content in the web or other published resources. It can help to detect previously submitted work by previous students in the university or in any other universities. Students also can use Turnitin to submit their assignments and view the similarity report to learn what mistakes they have done.
McGraw-Hill Campus is a Book resources tool provided by McGraw-Hill to our campuses though integration with Moodle. It allows the teacher a free access to McGraw-Hill book resources such as instructor materials: presentations, test banks and solution manuals. It also provides the tools of Connect to customize an e-learning platform based on the resources of the textbook, and also instructors are able to customize an e-book version collected from several McGraw-Hill books.
Student can access the customized book and the customized e-learning platform and also have access to quizzes and exercises provided by the instructor. McGraw-Hill is always in contact with UBT to provide their continuous support.
Pearson Labs are e-learning lab activities, exercises, tutorials and assessments that come with Pearson books. Students get to access the labs per purchasing the book required for the courses. Pearson Team is always in contact with UBT for their continuous support & cooperation. Example of labs: STAT lab, Finance lab, IT lab, and others.
Computer Simulations are simulations provided with specific courses such as Marketing, HR, MIS and Finance. They include license student usage for educational simulations used by the instructor of the class and applied by the students.
Smart Classroom Software
UBT campuses install smart software in each classroom and on each instructor computer. The smart software includes smart notebook and smartboard software and such. It allows the teacher to customize and design his/her own lectures, to be interactive and animated, and to present it inside the classroom using the smart touch boards. It transforms a rigid text lecture into a creative, innovative and interactive experience inside the classroom. The students enjoy smart board lectures and they get to experience the board when presenting their projects themselves or solve exercises on the board.