Author Archives: Kimberly Eke

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Future of Sakai in 2013 and Beyond

Now that the migration from Blackboard is complete, we all have an opportunity to evolve Sakai in ways that provide the greatest benefit to the UNC community. Toward this end, a Sakai Enhancements Committee, comprised of cross-campus representation, has been … Continue reading

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Sakai at the UNC School of Law: a one-stop shop

At UNC’s School of Law, Melissa Wood-Saltzman and Janine Zanin have been using Sakai for the Externship Program. Last semester, they sat down with us to talk about their experiences. In using Sakai as a “one-stop shop,” they have successfully … Continue reading

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CFE, Cookies & Sakai Help: Monday, December 17

Do you need help moving to Sakai before Blackboard is shutdown? Sign up for a 30-minute consultation at the Center for Faculty Excellence on Monday, December 17 and have a cookie while you’re there! Time slots are filling quickly. We … Continue reading

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Blackboard Quiz Migration Service ends October 31, 2012

In early 2011, we announced a service to instructors to help move quizzes from Blackboard to Sakai. The service is scheduled to¬†end Wednesday, October 31 to allow staff to prepare for the final shutdown of Blackboard including helping instructors extract … Continue reading

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Campus network shutdown early morning Oct. 18 & 19

There is a planned network shutdown during which all ITS systems, applications and services will be unavailable. This includes Sakai, Blackboard, Exchange, ConnectCarolina, finance systems, research systems, and all university web sites. For more information, please see the official notice. … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Deborah Stroman on communications & Sakai

Deborah Stroman is a professor in the Sport Administration specialization within the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at UNC-Chapel Hill. She has three primary responsibilities: instruction, internship coordination, and academic advising. In the brief clip below she shares ways … Continue reading

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Fall 2012 Migration Update: 97% courses using Sakai

The fall semester is fully underway with approximately 3,788 courses listed with the registrar using a learning management system (LMS). Of those, approximately 97% are using Sakai while 3% are using Blackboard. This exceeds the target goal of 80% and … Continue reading

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