Self-asess your Sakai course

NspireD2

Assessment was the topic for the final week of the BlendKit course and the reading included a great list of rubrics to help participants examine their own work. Sakai Strategies assessment distance learningMy favorite rubric came from Blackboard’s Exemplary Course Program. It was developed for a contest but can just as easily help instructors directly examine course materials for a blended or hybrid course in […].

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Share questions between Quizlet and Sakai

NspireD2

News Product info Strategies assessment learning LMS Sakaicreate items in the app and port them over, using the markup options in the LMS.

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How people actually use Blackboard, according to Blackboard

Bryan Alexander

One response to these patterns? “To increase student engagement in Learn, instructors should consider adding assessments or discussion forums.” I wonder if that holds true across other LMS tools (Moodle, Sakai, Canvas, etc).

Some Lessons Learned Supporting OER Adoption

iterating toward openness

We manually rebuilt each course half a dozen times or more, in Blackboard, Sakai, Canvas, and other systems. The same is true of the Open Assessments tool which we use a lot and are active contributors to.). The tl;dr: Supporting effective OER adoption at scale has its problems.

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Open, Value-Added Services, Interaction, and Learning

iterating toward openness

Lumen provides for-fee, value-added hosting, integration, assessment, messaging, and other services around openly licensed content. There was a lot of discussion at OpenEd17 about the relationship between OER and value-added services like platforms.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” “Word about the Vector Assessment of Readiness for College, or Vector A.R.C., ” UC Davis suffered a week-long LMS outage , and lots of folks had to weigh in with their thoughts on what this meant about Sakai , running one’s own infrastructure , and open source. Via Edutechnica : “ Sakai by the Numbers.” ” Arum and co-author Josipa Roksa also have an op-ed in Inside Higher Ed on assessment. Education Politics.

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