Monthly Archives: June 2010

Sakai: The Student Perspective

Image via Wikipedia Mary McMahon – Pomona College ITSMary McMahon is the Director of Instructional Services at Pomona College. Susan Kullmann – Scripps College ITSusan Kullmann is an Instructional Technology Consultant at Scripps College Benjamin Royas – Claremont McKenna College … Continue reading

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Advancing Online Assessment in Medical Education

Image via Wikipedia Stephen Marquard – University of Cape TownStephen Marquard is Learning Technologies Co-ordinator at the University of Cape Town, where he is responsible for the University’s popular Sakai deployment known as Vula. Stephen is a previous Sakai Fellow … Continue reading

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Five Minute Fixes to Improve Sakai Course Design

Image via Wikipedia Thomas Boudrot – Oregon Health & Science UniversityThomas Boudrot is the Manager of Academic Technology at Oregon Health & Science University. His team provides instructional design and technical support to three schools and numerous departments in the … Continue reading

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How Sakai Solved the Multi-Section Problem for Romance Languages

Image via Wikipedia Rob Moore – UNC-Chapel Hill Dept of Romance LanguagesRob Moore is a 2004 graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill and has worked at UNC for almost six years. He is entering his fourth year as Manager of the Foreign … Continue reading

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Sakai Gradebook : a UI Overhaul & New features

Image via Wikipedia Kirk Alexander – UC Davis One of the improvements is that all of the settings for each item are visible on a single page. It now handles weighting, extra credit and dropping the lowest score. Instructors can … Continue reading

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Virtual Problem Based Learning for Health Using Sakai

Image via Wikipedia Angela Gardiner – University of HullAngela Gardiner is a Senior Lecturer and eLearning cordinator within the facility of health and social care within the University of Hull. She leads and teaches a number of modules and programmes … Continue reading

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Instructor Driven Course Site Design

Image via Wikipedia Yitna Firdyiwek is Faculty Consultant in Instructional Technology at the University of Virginia. Abstract:Sakai is now in full production at the University of Virginia where its adoption rate has been steadily growing over the last two and … Continue reading

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Innovations in Academic Advising: A Sakai CLE for Academic Advisors and Advisees

Image by glemak via Flickr Dr. Mark A. Van Dyke, Associate Professor School of Communication and the Arts Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 (845) 575-3000, ext. 2679 mark.vandyke Abstract:Marist College has completed a one-year pilot of a CLE-based site … Continue reading

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TWISA Honorable Mentions Presentation

TWISA is the “Teaching with Sakai Innovation Awards.” There are more awards and information here: Joshua Danish – Indiana University Bloomington Computational Technologies in Educational Ecosystems Karen Swenson – Virginia Tech Introduction to Science Fiction and Fantasy Kate Ellis … Continue reading

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Messages & Forums 2.7, Not What You Were Expecting

Image via Wikipedia Bryan Holladay has been a developer at Indiana University for the past four years. Bryan has assisted with the Matrix tool enhancements for ePortfolio, is the project co-lead for Sakai’s Messages & Forums tool, created Oncourse’s mobile … Continue reading

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