We’ve upgraded: Welcome to Sakai 2.9!

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Balloon in Flight by cranrob on flickr (CC-BY)

Get excited because Sakai 2.9 is here! We appreciated your patience while we upgraded Sakai to the latest version and hope you enjoy the new interface and performance improvements. As we have noted on this blog, there are some key benefits to core tools:

Other improvements to discover:

  • Export Gradebook Course grades as PDF
  • New tool to organize course Lessons
  • Require users to post in Forums before reading others’ posts
  • New fMath editor

Workshops

Cookies by mikoosij on flickr (CC-BY)

We invite you to check out our workshops for in-person Sakai help…and enjoy some delicious cookies while you’re there!

Sakai Basics: [Register]
Teaching in Sakai for the first time or need a refresher?

  • Tues Aug 13, 12 pm – 1 pm
  • Undergraduate Library, Room 034

New Lessons tool: [Register]
Organize your course content onto a single page. Build your content, Assignments, Forums, and Tests directly into your Lessons page and set up conditional release prerequisites!

  • Wed Aug 14, 11 am – 12 pm
  • Davis Library, Room 246

Set Up Your Sakai Site: [Register]
Drop in any time between 1 pm – 3:30 pm and enjoy some cookies while we help you set up your Sakai course site!

  • Thurs Aug 15, 1 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Davis Library, Room 246

You can also register for a one-on-one consultation for more personal assistance. We’d love to hear from you!

Our goal is to continually improve the system, so if you run into any issues, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 962-HELP or open a help request so that we may fix them as quickly as possible. Thank you!

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About Thao Nghi Bui

Information Technology Svcs.
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