Online Portal User Guide for Teachers

March 18th, 2020

Overview

The Universal Education Portal is a centralized location for Teachers to access company services, such as schedule, setting up a schedule, managing class requests, communicating with students, and joining classes.

General

The portal can be accessed at login.ue-learn.com

You will then be requested to enter your Login information:
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Dashboard

The Dashboard in portal will allow you to access the different pages where you can set your availability, access classes, upload materials through the LMS, and communicate with your students:
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Menu

Profile

Click on the Profile section to create a profile that will be visible to the students, including your name, nickname, years of experience in their field, universities attended, field of study, a brief bio, and an overview of teaching experience. Click Edit Profile to edit the various fields provided. Please upload a picture as well so your profile has a personal touch!
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If you ever want to change your password, please click Change at the bottom of the page.
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Availability

After filling out your Profile, go to the Menu and click Availability. Teachers fill in their availability according to when they would be open to teaching classes. This information will be shown to students when they schedule a class with you. They will only be able to schedule classes during your available hours.
To start entering your available times click the green + sign under your email in the upper right corner.
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Once you have clicked the green Plus sign, fill in your available hours and click on the specific day(s) those hours apply to. If your available hours apply to more than one day,you can select multiple days.
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Once you click Save the system will confirm your Availability was added successfully.
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Activate your Zoom Account

Prior to accepting your first Class Request, you must activate your Zoom account. Please go to your email and check for an email from Zoom (if you do not see it, please also check your spam folder). In the email you will see a button that says Activate Your Zoom Account, click that.
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Select from one of the three options to signinto your account.
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Enter the information requested and click Create Account.
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This is what it will look like when it is complete .
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You have the option to get training for the interactive classroom, which includes live training (left of the screen, three from the bottom), and also watch videos on how to use it (left of the screen, second from the bottom). YOU MUST either watch videos or attend live tutorials in order to be familiar with the platform prior to your first class. Please note, if you accepted the class request and showed up to class unprepared or not knowing how use the platform, you will not be compensated for that lesson.
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Class Requests

When a student requests a class with you, you will receive an email notification. Then you will need to go to this section of the portal to accept it. Select Class Requests in the Menu
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Click on the Class Request you would like to review, and it will show the different details of the class that is being requested. You are recommended to accept classes that are requested, but if your schedule has changed for some reason, you can check ‘no’.
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Messages

Once a class is confirmed, a message thread opens between the Student and the Teacher. Select Messages to navigate to the messages section of the portal
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Here you can message students about their upcoming classes, or about what they should do to prepare. After the class you should send them homework and feedback on the class.
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In order to attach a document, click on the bottom left and Choose Files.
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Select the file you want to attach in your in your browser, click Open, and then submit in order to send it to the student. In the messages section you will also see a message with our Admin team, feel free to message this account with any questions you might have

Classes

Select Classes to view a list of your upcoming classes.
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By clicking on a particular class, you can view more detail about the class as well as click the Join button to enter to online classroom.
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It is highly discouraged to cancel classes, but we understand there can be unforeseen events or emergencies. If you ever need to cancel a class, you can click Cancel. This should never happen within 24 hours of the class time, except in extreme circumstances.
After clicking Join, a client program will automatically be installed.
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If it is the second time you have Joined a meeting, you will see a loading screen only.
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Once the program has loaded your Classroom Meeting will automatically open and you will see this screen.
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Once in the classroom you should click the green button that says Join with Computer Audio and then you are ready to teach your class!
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Content

Select Content in the Menu to access the learning management system. After navigating to the correct class folder and lesson plan, select upload in the top right corner.
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First you should choose whether the file homework (will be graded) or just lesson materials (not graded). If it is a homework fill in the due date, the points the assignment is worth and choose the file you want to upload.
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By selecting Grade All in the top right corner, you will be able to grade all of the students assignments one after the other. This helps streamline the grading process.
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You will see the assignment uploaded at the top of the screen, and below that the homework for the student. If you click on either the original assignment or the students assignment you will be able to see a preview of the assignment.
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At the bottom of the screen you can enter the students grade and feedback for the assignment.
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After you have finished, click Review Grades, this allows you to review the grades prior to submitting them.
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