Spring 2014 Semester in Review

old_well_south_bldg_flowersAnother semester has come and gone! UNC Graduates will be making their way down to Kenan Stadium this weekend to recognize their hard work and accomplishments at this University.

Congratulations, Graduates. You are DONE!

Sakai Stats

Here is a review on the Spring 2014 Semester. We had a total of 3,807 course sites and 2,277 unique instructors in Sakai! See the change over a year:

sakai_course_instr_sp13-sp14Check out our top 5 tools for the semester. UNC Faculty know what works best for them, so there’s no surprise that they’re the same top 5 tools from the Fall 2013 Semester!

#1: Groups – 3,121 sites
#2: Messages – 2,637 sites
#3: Syllabus – 2,193 sites
#4: Announcements – 1,708 sites
#5: Gradebook – 1,411 sites

Here is the full Sakai tool usage for Spring 2014:

sakai_tools_sp14

Want to learn more about the different tools in Sakai? Sign up for a personal consultation!

Teaching this Summer?

The Spring Semester may be coming to a close, but that means Summer Sessions are about to begin! If this is the first time you are teaching in Sakai or you need a refresher, please join us for a crash course on Teaching in Sakai on Monday! We’ll be in the House Undergraduate Library.

Introduction to Teaching in Sakai [Register]
Mon 5/12 @ 11:30am
UL 034

Please register for the event. We hope to see you there!

Planned Sakai Outage: May 10 | 7 – 11 AM

There will be a Sakai Maintenance Outage this Saturday, May 10th, from 7am until 11am as we move our systems behind a new firewall for enhanced security. Please plan accordingly and contact the ITS Service Desk at (919) 962-HELP if you have any questions. We appreciate your patience!

Congratulations again to all students graduating this weekend, and thank you to the UNC Faculty and Staff supporting them along the way! Together, we embody the Carolina Spirit.

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