Nine tips for student-centered Sakai sites


Sakai instructional design learning5 from @ProfHacker and a few of my own @AnaSalter.

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Self-asess your Sakai course


Sakai Strategies assessment distance learningAssessment 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. My 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


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

Unplag Plagiarism Detection Online Tool for Educators

Class Tech Tips

Unplag can be integrated with LMSes like Blackboard, Sakai, Moodle and Canvas. . Many schools have adopted plagiarism detectors and Unplag is an online tools for teachers and students designed to support academic integrity.

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How people actually use Blackboard, according to Blackboard

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I wonder if that holds true across other LMS tools (Moodle, Sakai, Canvas, etc). How do instructors and learners use learning management systems? Blackboard shared some interesting stats about what people actually do with their LMS.

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 tl;dr: Supporting effective OER adoption at scale has its problems. Many of these problems have openly licensed solutions.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” 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.” Education Politics. “ New Education Law: Bipartisan No More.” ” Republicans are made because the Department of Education issued guidelines about how ESSA should be implemented.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Sakai Is Probably Healthier Than You Think,” Michael Feldstein suggests. Education Politics. “ Education Department Proposes New Regulations to Protect Students and Taxpayers from Predatory Institutions.” ” From the Times Higher Education by way of Inside Higher Ed : “Poll of faculty members and administrators in British higher education finds they want their country to remain in E.U.

Open, Value-Added Services, Interaction, and Learning

iterating toward openness

And of course, Instructure (Canvas), Moodle Pty Ltd (Moodle), Longsight (Sakai), and other companies provide for-fee, value-added services around Learning Management Systems hosting and support.