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OER: DE 101 Self-paced version

This is the stand-alone version of DE 101,  the curriculum we developed for our student orientation. It is released to the public with a Creative Commons license. Distance Education 101 is a two-week orientation on how to take an online … Continue reading

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OERs and the Next Stage of Open Textbooks

By rubyblossom. via FlickrThere are some exciting things happening in the world of open education resources and open textbooks. I have worked in the recent past on projects that create or find open education resources, participated in presentations on open textbooks, … Continue reading

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The Needs and Frustrations of Teaching Staff Using Vula at UCT

Image via WikipediaIn this presentation I am going to explore the common themes as they appear in the 2008, 2009 and 2010 staff surveys. I will be analyzing the comments on the annual staff survey using Nivo to establish the … Continue reading

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Sakai 3: Social Media meets Online Learning

Sakai 3 will be the next iteration of Sakai’s collaborative learning environment. It is meant to be more than just a change of tools, but an evolution of the collaborative philosophy that will include social networking and web 2.0 tools … Continue reading

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Introducing Sakai CLE Version 2.7

rSmart announced the release of rSmart’s Sakai CLE Version 2.7. This is a major update to the collaborative learning environment. This latest version of the CLE is based on the community Sakai-2.7.0 release. rSmart has been working hard to ensure … Continue reading

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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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