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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

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How do I publish a course in Sakai?

Course sites are created for all courses offered by the University, even if it’s an independent study course.  These course sites are periodically updated to reflect the current registered enrollment reflected at My.JohnsonU.edu in keeping with Add/Drop and Withdraw deadlines.

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How do I find my Courses in Sakai 11?

Tired of trying to find your courses? Read on to find out how to find them in Sakai 11.

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What if the video isn’t from YouTube?

Looking for how to include that great bit of content in your course – it’s doable with a bit of knowhow.

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Grading Scale Update – Checking the Grading Scale 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

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What is Turn It In?

Using TII's Grademark

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

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Sakai Tips for Professors

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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

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