How do I log out of Sakai 11?

Even Amazon has it - a way to log out of the site when you're done.  Sakai's logout process is much the same. Locate the Logout area at the top right near where you see your name listed and/or your profile image.  If you're accessing Sakai from a mobile or small device just click the … Continue reading How do I log out of Sakai 11?

Using Triggers to Release Content

I'm pretty sure everyone is familiar with Trigger - but the trigger I'm speaking of here is the one you find in the dictionary not on Wikipedia.  A trigger refers to a mechanism or device that allows other actions or processes to begin to take place once the initial mechanism is activated.   A much better … Continue reading Using Triggers to Release Content

Online Course Presence – Whose Showing Up?

One of the great little tools in Sakai 10 is the Statistics tool.  While not really leveraged by many instructors - it's usefulness is really passive in nature.  Statistics grabs a lot of data about what's going on in your course site in Sakai.  If you don't have Statistics enabled, just go to Site Info … Continue reading Online Course Presence – Whose Showing Up?

How do I post official midterm or end-of-term grades?

To post midterm or end-of-term grades you'll need to have access to both Sakai and My.JohnsonU.edu.  Both sites use the same set of credentials to login. The easiest way is to pull up your course in Sakai, and then open up a corresponding window for your course in My.JohnsonU.edu in a separate window or tab … Continue reading How do I post official midterm or end-of-term grades?

What is Turn It In?

Turn It In is generally understood to be a plagiarism detection service and refers to itself as a way to improve "the student writing cycle by preventing plagiarism and providing rich feedback to students."  Faculty can use the TII service when they use the Assignments tool in Sakai. When faculty elect to use the TII service … Continue reading What is Turn It In?