Survey says…

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…

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Sakai Upgrade Features

As someone who uses Sakai (student or faculty) you may be wondering about how the upgrade will affect you and what you do in course sites.  By and large this upgrade is not expected to be as monumental as the last upgrade to Sakai (from version 10 to 11 in December 2016).  It does however … Continue reading Sakai Upgrade Features

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

Screencast with Warpwire

Many of our faculty and courses use the institution's online streaming service Warpwire. Together with the combined effort of hundreds of faculty, Warpwire houses over 2000 video, image, audio and related media assets, placing, securing and delivering each and every one of them using Amazon's global content delivery network (CDN) to help all our students … Continue reading Screencast with Warpwire

AWS Reports Issue Resolved

According Amazon's Dashboard (screenshot below), the issue which affected some portions of access to course sites in Sakai has been resolved (5:08 EST). Faculty and students are encouraged to continue to working in Sakai normally. If you experience any issues logging in, accessing course content, submitting grades or assignments, to contact the HelpDesk. Students experiencing … Continue reading AWS Reports Issue Resolved

What’s Coming in Sakai 11?

In just over two weeks - the Fall 2016 term will end.  At almost the same time, Sakai, the learning management system used by Johnson University (Tennessee, Florida and Online) will undergo an upgrade from Sakai 10.2 to 11.2. This upgrade has been planned for well over 6 months and as with any upgrade hopes to … Continue reading What’s Coming in Sakai 11?