Category Archives: 5BigIdeas

Create a team collaboration folder in Sakai Resources

Many courses involve group projects and students need the ability to collaborate. Whether to upload files, edit documents or collect related links, having a folder in Sakai Resources restricted to a group can be extremely helpful. By default, Permissions in … Continue reading

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Quench your thirst for Sakai info!

Would you like to learn more about how Sakai is being used at UNC — or ways that you can use Sakai to make your life easier? If so, there are many opportunities to do so. You are invited! CTC … Continue reading

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Join us! Sakai: 5 Big Ideas (webinar)

Join us from the comfort of your home or office for a 45-minute webinar about Sakai! We’ll provide a high-level overview of the 5 “big ideas” that explain how Sakai is different from other software applications you may have used. … Continue reading

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Sakai Big Idea #5: Group-aware Tools

This is the last in our five-part series called, “Sakai 5 Big Ideas.” Group-aware tools can be a new concept for many of us — one that is very powerful! Group-aware tools allow an Instructor (or site Organizer) to streamline … Continue reading

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Sakai Big Idea #4: Public vs. Private Content

This is the fourth in our five-part series called, “Sakai 5 Big Ideas.” In a single Sakai site, you can have content that is private to the site members only while making other content publicly viewable. Why might you want … Continue reading

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Sakai Big Idea #3: Permissions

This is the third in our five-part series called, “Sakai 5 Big Ideas.” You can change permissions. You have roles in your site such as Instructor role, Student role, Tech Support role, and so on.  Each role has an associated … Continue reading

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Big Idea #2: Tools are managed at the tool level

This is the second in our five-part series called, “Sakai 5 Big Ideas.” Tools are managed at the tool level — and we have choices! Click on a menu item/tool, and you will see a bar display under the title … Continue reading

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