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…

Your Course Gradescale

If you're like most faculty - you're using some sort of gradescale to calculate the overall course letter grade students earn as a result of accomplishing certain tasks in your course(s). As such, it's important to make sure that the gradescale being used in the course site is the same one  you've published in your … Continue reading Your Course Gradescale

Will Sakai look different following the upgrade?

While there are some improvements to accessibility and some on-going tweaks to improve color contrast issues, the upgrade to Sakai will not affect the overall appearance that much.  For mobile users - the difference in course navigation will be much-improved. Desktop/Laptop view: Sakai 11 Following Upgrade: Mobile view (Sakai 11/Post-Upgrade):    More detail will be … Continue reading Will Sakai look different following the upgrade?

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

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. Once a course site is created, it's left in an unpublished state, and not available … Continue reading How do I publish a course in Sakai?