WebCT Vista has been UBC's enterprise level Learning Management System providing a virtual course environment for instructors and students since 2007. The product has reached the end of its lifecycle and UBC will fully transition to a new LMS product, Blackboard Learn, by June 2014. During this two year transition period some courses will continue to be offered in WebCT Vista.
WebCT Vista can be used to create online quizzes, store class notes, post grades, create a discussion forum, and provide/schedule assignments. Additional services such as iClicker and Wimba Collaboration Tools can be accessed through WebCT Vista.
The service is available to UBC faculty, staff, and students for courses, workshops, and communities of practice. UBC faculty can request a WebCT Vista section for each section of a course that they teach. Each section will be populated with student data from the Student Information System (SIS) and is automatically updated to reflect add/drops