A course intro. idea

Having students introduce themselves in a course can be a dry, tedious and lackluster task. Students often don't look forward to doing it, and faculty don't always have time to read them. Meme's are just another way to do this.

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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

I forgot my password!

No worries!  If you've forgotten your password to your JohnsonU.edu email, Sakai, Office365 or the Campus Portal, you can easily reset it at http://www.johnsonu.edu/password.  Resetting your password is dependent upon selecting a security question and password when you initially change your password from what was given to you by the Admissions office. If you've forgotten … Continue reading I forgot my password!

Sakai Tips for Professors

The top ten ways students wish professors used Sakai: 1. Upload the course syllabus using the Syllabus tool Students find it helpful to have access to this important document from any computer. Tips: Posting a detailed syllabus, and keeping it updated, establishes a "learning contract" between the instructor and student. Through hyperlinks to other documents, … Continue reading Sakai Tips for Professors