Importing Assessment Content – from Cengage

Want a hint on how to import assessment content - here's how, or at least one way. Results may vary.

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Will Sakai look different following the upgrade?

While there are some improvements to accessibility and some on-going tweaks to improve color contrast issues, the upgrade to Sakai will not affect the overall appearance that much.  For mobile users - the difference in course navigation will be much-improved. Desktop/Laptop view: Sakai 11 Following Upgrade: Mobile view (Sakai 11/Post-Upgrade):    More detail will be … Continue reading Will Sakai look different following the upgrade?

Gradebook Calculation Anomoly

In what appears to be a gradebook calculation anomaly, be sure items are categorized appropriately even if you course is only using categories for organization - otherwise final course grade calculations may be inaccurate - as the following video explains. https://youtu.be/UcpzZ6K1nuo   To address categorization of an item, check the Gradebook>Settings>Categories and Weighting to insure … Continue reading Gradebook Calculation Anomoly

Sakai Upgrade Scheduled

NEW INFORMATION - updated 10 May 2018 @3:30pm EST Sakai will undergo an upgrade on May 14, 2018 May 15 starting at 8:00am. The last upgrade to Sakai was done on December 19, 2016. Students and faculty are encouraged to be logged out of Sakai by 7am the day of the upgrade. This is a change from the previously announced date. Sakai will not be accessible … Continue reading Sakai Upgrade Scheduled

This Year’s Sakai Upgrade

This year's upgrade to Sakai will involve far more subtle changes to the interface and feature set.  While Sakai will still benefit from a global community of developers contributing to and improving the code, you will also benefit from the support of the Department of Online Education and the related support resources and services you've … Continue reading This Year’s Sakai Upgrade

Using Student Response Systems

There's an interesting post by James Lang over here, giving an honest and really practical account of how to use student response systems in class.  While Lang doesn't intend the post to be technical, it offers some very practical ways of how to implement their use. In most cases, universities and classes have gone away … Continue reading Using Student Response Systems