We want your feedback The Department of Online Education (DOE) will be releasing a survey in the coming weeks. The purpose of the survey is to provide feedback about the work DOE conducts in their support of courses/programs that utilize the university's LMS, Sakai. DOE's mantra is 'there's always room to improve', which is somewhat … Continue reading Survey says…
Peer assessment or review can improve student learning, and there's a way to do it in a course site.
If you're like most faculty - you're using some sort of gradescale to calculate the overall course letter grade students earn as a result of accomplishing certain tasks in your course(s). As such, it's important to make sure that the gradescale being used in the course site is the same one you've published in your … Continue reading Your Course Gradescale
If you're tasked with teaching an upcoming course that you've taught in the past with the University - there's no need to rebuild everything from scratch - unless you want to. Faculty teaching face to face (F2F) courses can benefit from the course content import process in Site Info. This process allows you to pull … Continue reading F2F Course Site Content Import
So everyone likes new features - as long as they add value and they're not too hard to use. A new feature in Sakai is a special set of 'codes' you can use to refer to the logged in user by first name. This neat feature was developed by the good folks over at University … Continue reading Brace Yourself in Lessons
With the recent upgrade to Sakai 12.1, faculty and students are starting to notice some of the nuance and changes from Sakai 11. One of the new features in Sakai is in the Organize Favorites tab under the Sites area. Here you can now elect to have your newly added sites automatically added as favorites. … Continue reading Organizing Favorites in Sakai
Want a hint on how to import assessment content - here's how, or at least one way. Results may vary.