Faculty and Students be advised Sakai will be upgraded on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The upgrade will take place throughout the morning hours from 8am to 2pm but may take longer. This will include updates to Sakai including the following: Responsiveness improvements (User Interface) 24 hour student reminder of assignment due date (Assignments) Simplified Test & … Continue reading Upgrade Planned: May 21, 2019
Sakai 11's upcoming launch is sure to shake things up, but it'll provide some much needed improvement and here's a few things you can be on the look out for.
Looking ahead at the up-and-coming version of Sakai - Sakai 11, there will be several new changes - all meant to add better functionality not just the addition of new bells and whistles. One such improvement is the sites 'drawer'. Essentially in Sakai 10, this part of the LMS acts like a dresser drawer that … Continue reading Sites Drawer in Sakai 11
Whether you're teaching an online course or otherwise, having assessments automatically graded and added into a student's grade is a great time saving feature, and can even be used as a mechanism to give student's opportunities to practice and retain course content meant for application later. Sometimes though the question comes up? How do I … Continue reading How do I know a student finished a quiz or assessment in Sakai?
As part of the annual end of the year meetings last year - the university adopted a formalized grading scale. As stated in the current catalog (page 294) "All Johnson professors use this scale unless the unique demands of their subject matter require a different approach. In such cases, the alternative grade scale appears in … Continue reading Grading Scale Update – Checking the Grading Scale in Sakai
Getting a handle on what an online course might 'look' like is kinda tough, given that it's not confined by four walls and a class-time twice a week. Figuring out how an online course work can take some guidance and this short video is just the thing to give you what you need to get … Continue reading A Quick Overview of an Online Course in Sakai