uCertify Lab is virtual environment where students learn by doing. They encourage exploration and experimentation in a risk-free environment which results in better learning for students. uCertify Lab offers:
3D Avatar Based Simulation
Let us check out a simulation lab activity. Click the Performance Labs tab on the dashboard or select the Performance Labs option from the Course Navigation menu.
To navigate to item list
To reset the lab task
To view previous item or activity
To view next item or activity
To open device tab
To open exercise tab
To open evidence tab
To open answer tab
Up & Down arrow key
To select devices in lab task
Tab+Enter (After selecting device)
To move the devices in lab task
To close the lab task
To open help tab in lab task
To minimize/maximize lab task window
To restore lab task window
To print lab task activity
To open lab task tab in review mode
To open explanation tab in review mode
To open answer tab in review mode
To mark answer as correct
To mark answer as incorrect
To open the video
To pause/play the video
To mute/unmute the video
Increase the video volume
To decrease the video volume
To forward the video by five seconds
To move the video back by five seconds
Table 9.1: Performance Labs Shortcuts
You can search for a particular lab using the Search box and filter the search results further using lesson, actions performed, and type of lab.
Click on the desired lab item to perform it.
Click on the expand-arrow button on the task information modal box to read the information about the task.
Figure 9.4: Lab Activity Question with Expand Arrow Button
Read the required steps mentioned under the task objective to perform the task, or you can watch a video tutorial clicking the Click here to watch the tutorial link.
Figure 9.5: Lab Activity Question Window
The video with its voiceover will be played in the left pane and its interactive transcript will be shown in the right pane.
In interactive transcripts each word is clickable. You can clip a specific part of the video by clicking on a word or a portion of the text. Also, each step mentioned in the video will be highlighted in the transcripts as per the voiceover.
Figure 9.6: Lab Video with Interactive Transcript
After watching the steps required to perform task, click the Go back button.
Figure 9.7: Lab Video Page with Go Back Button
Click the minimize button. Attempt the lab and click the Submit button to validate your task performed.
Figure 9.8: Submit Lab Task
The explanation lines will appear in red and green colors with the show-steps option. The green color refers to correct steps, red color refers to missed steps, and show-steps provide the process to attempt the task.
Figure 9.9: Explanation Tab With Correct and Incorrect Answers and Method to Perform the Lab
Terminal allows you to access a text terminal and all its applications such as command-line interfaces (CLI) and text user interface (TUI) applications. You can now enable voice to read the text entered by you. To do this in terminal-based questions, click the speaker icon on the top right corner of the terminal.
Figure 9.10: Terminal Question with Speaker Icon
As soon as you enter any text or command in the terminal and hit the ENTER key, it will read your text or command. To disable the voice, click the speaker icon on the top right corner of the terminal.