Brace Yourself in Lessons

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

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Sakai Tips for Professors

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 updated, establishes a "learning contract" between the instructor and student. Through hyperlinks to other documents, … Continue reading Sakai Tips for Professors

A wealth of Sakai helps…

Sakai - as an open source project, is used by many institutions around the world to provide a platform for communication, collaboration and creation.  Trying to find good help documentation is critical.  Sometimes having documentation alongside how-to videos can also be helpful. Rutgers State University boasts one of the largest online repositories of documentation, help … Continue reading A wealth of Sakai helps…