Category Archives: Video

Virtual Office Hours

Stuck inside on a snow day but have urgent meetings with students or co-workers? Stay inside where it’s warm and hold virtual office hours online! Instructors can create a virtual sign-up sheet for students to view available hours and register … Continue reading

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Adding Users to Sakai Sites

One of the great things about using an online platform is the ability to easily communicate and share ideas with others. You can add users to your Sakai sites so that you all can collaborate with one another. One of … Continue reading

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Sakai 2.9: Drop the Lowest Grade

You’ve all been asking for it…and here it is! Dropping the lowest grade in the Gradebook will now be available to you in Sakai 2.9! Drop Lowest Grade Setup Go to Gradebook Setup in Gradebook Select Categories Only or Categories … Continue reading

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Sakai 2.9: Improved View in Tests & Quizzes

Do you administer online tests in Sakai? If you do, you’ll be happy to hear that there is an improved view of Tests & Quizzes in Sakai 2.9! Your assessments will be easier to navigate as there will be a … Continue reading

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Sakai 2.9: Easier Group Permissions in Forums

Many instructors utilize the Forums tool in Sakai to create discussion boards for groups and sections within their Sakai sites. Setting up Group Forums and modifying Permissions have been simplified into a cleaner and more straightforward format in Sakai 2.9! Forums … Continue reading

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Sakai 2.9: New Interface & Enhanced Organization of Tabs

As we plan our Sakai 2.9 Upgrade for July 29 – August 1, we want to highlight some important new features and changes that you will see in Sakai 2.9! New Interface The first thing you will likely notice is … Continue reading

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Secrets of Gradebook Categories & Weighting grades

Some instructors prefer to use Categories and Weighting in their Gradebook to help them organize assignments into groups that are worth a certain percentage of the final grade. With this setup, instructors create their categories and place graded items within … Continue reading

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