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Academic Applications

We, at the Academic Computing Section, are committed to ensuring instructors have the most advanced and impactful educational technologies. The instructional technologies offered at the University of Sharjah includes Blackboard as a learning management system, Blackboard collaborates as an online conferencing tool, Respondus lockdown browser as an online proctoring and examine, and other tools.


Enables you to access the courses that you are currently teaching and enables you to publish the taught material electronically to your students. 
  • Online English / Arabic Courses 
  • Online Course Tools such as Announcements, Online Assignments, Quizzes, Grade Center, Discussion Boards and much more 
  • Access special courses and Exams
  • Follow with latest university updates concerns students and faculty through institution page
  • Keep track of all your activities during your academic year

Blackboard Online learning system

Blackboard Collaborate

Blackboard Collaborate is a web conferencing platform designed specifically for education providing a web conferencing tool for Courses, virtual meeting rooms, mobile collaboration, instant messaging, and voice authoring capabilities.

blackboard Collaborate

Blackboard Ally

Ally helps improve the accessibility of course content for all learners. It works on Improving the accessibility of your course content. It will not only help ensure students with disabilities access your materials, but it will also improve the learning experience for all students.


Plagiarism Detection Tool

This service is available to the University of Sharjah learning environment through the Online learning system. It enables checking of the originality of student submissions and research work, by facilitating detection of the amount of plagiarism present in submitted work.

Plagiarism Detection Tool
This is the most trusted plagiarism checker by the world›s top researchers, publishers, and scholars.

iThenticate plagiarism checker
This application is used to ensure quality of assessment & have confidence in the originality of all submitted work. With This Tool, our instructors can provide personalized feedback for college of graduate studies students.

iThenticate plagiarism checker

Online Exams solutions

Respondus LockDown Browser
State-of-the-art online exam solutions are offered to ensure a smooth experience for both proctored exam setups & self-administered non-proctored exams, with easy-to-set-up exam settings & an intuitive student interface for a seamless testing experience that does not compromise the exam integrity.

respondus lockdown browser

Educational Technologies Tools

Respondus 4.0
The University of Sharjah has obtained a campus-wide license for the Respondus 4.0 software. Respondus 4.0 is a powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be published directly to our Blackboard LMS or printed for paper-based exams. Our license also permits you to install a copy of the Respondus 4.0 software on a home or travel computer. It minimize the time to publish a well-structured exam questions.


Studiosity an ethical writing feedback service help students reach their own answer, improve their own draft. The studiosity focus on formative feedback, building feedback literacy, and contributing a positive, timely driving force - whatever the subject, unit, or course. With Studiosity service, students upload their file for same-day writing feedback throughout the semester and when your prompt before assessments.

LAB Simulations
Lab simulation activate the reality of a clinical or practical environment and that are designed to demonstrate procedures, decision making and critical thinking through techniques such as role-playing and through the use of devices such as interactive videos or special software. We as academic applications manage software that are requested and needed for university of Sharjah colleges

List of lab simulations

E-book publishers in Blackboard

Vital Source Bookshelf
Vital Source Bookshelp allows you instant access to your eTextbooks and a variety of tools with or without internet connectivity.

Vital Source Bookshelf
Cengage Learning, is a leading educational publisher of digital & curricular classroom materials.

Cengage Learning
Pearson Resources
One of the world's leading learning companies, Pearson provides UoS learners and educators with resources and materials from eText books, study tools, and learning platform.

Pearson Resources
An Easier Way to Engage and Keep Students on TrackThe new WileyPLUS gives you the freedom and flexibility to tailor curated content and easily manage your course in order to engage and motivate students.

McGraw Hill offers students so many fantastic resources and allows for numerous ways for students to improve their overall school performance.


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