What is Worksite Setup in Sakai?

This short tutorial will give an overview of the Worksite Setup tool in My Workspace. The Worksite Setup tool is primarily a place for faculty and course designers to initially create courses, but is also helpful to students in locating courses or sites that may not be listed in the Active Sites list in Preferences.  … Continue reading What is Worksite Setup in Sakai?

How do I get around in Sakai?

This short tutorial will give you a brief overview how to get around in Sakai.  Understanding course and site links along with site-specific navigation, My Workspace Preferences and Profile tools. Once you login to Sakai you’ll be presented with the banner across the top and some navigation links on the left side.  The banner at … Continue reading How do I get around in Sakai?

Sharing Grades with Students

Summary The Gradebook allows you to control whether or not students can see individual Gradebook items, as well as cumulative course grades. This article shows you how to make grades available to students. Displaying Individual Gradebook Items to Students Step 1: From the menubar, click Gradebook. Step 2: At the top, click Gradebook Setup. Step … Continue reading Sharing Grades with Students

Update Site Preferences for Current Sites

Feeling Cluttered? The My Workspace> Preferences area allows you to manage the number and sequence of tabs that appear at the top of your Sakai login. Use the left and right arrow buttons to change the visibility of your sites. Use the up and down buttons to promote your Active Sites into tabs. To organize … Continue reading Update Site Preferences for Current Sites

Unpublish Completed Courses

Unpublishing courses which students no longer need access to helps unclutter student's view of Sakai. Unpublishing a site or course merely removes the tab from student-view - course instructors retain full access to the tab. To unpublish a course/tab: Login to Sakai Navigate to the Course/Tab you want to unpublish Select Site Info on the … Continue reading Unpublish Completed Courses

I use Forums – Where’s My Picture?

Forums are a great way to track student engagement – and engage with students directly in an open setting.  Having your picture appear next to your forum postings or replies can be helpful in making connections with specific students as they interact in a forum.  Forum participant’s pictures come from the image participants (students, faculty … Continue reading I use Forums – Where’s My Picture?