Peer assessment or review can improve student learning, and there's a way to do it in a course site.
If you're tasked with teaching an upcoming course that you've taught in the past with the University - there's no need to rebuild everything from scratch - unless you want to. Faculty teaching face to face (F2F) courses can benefit from the course content import process in Site Info. This process allows you to pull … Continue reading F2F Course Site Content Import
So everyone likes new features - as long as they add value and they're not too hard to use. A new feature in Sakai is a special set of 'codes' you can use to refer to the logged in user by first name. This neat feature was developed by the good folks over at University … Continue reading Brace Yourself in Lessons
With the recent upgrade to Sakai 12.1, faculty and students are starting to notice some of the nuance and changes from Sakai 11. One of the new features in Sakai is in the Organize Favorites tab under the Sites area. Here you can now elect to have your newly added sites automatically added as favorites. … Continue reading Organizing Favorites in Sakai
Want a hint on how to import assessment content - here's how, or at least one way. Results may vary.
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?
Ever teach an online course? Those who have know it's sometimes difficult to know what's going on with the students taking the course. After all there's "no way" to engage face to face with them, or maybe there is. In any case having a pulse on if students are engaging in the course and how … Continue reading Data Informs Instruction