4-12-2011 Sakai 2.8 Transition at UD

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4-12-2011 Sakai 2.8 Transition at UD

  1. 1. Sakai 2.8 Transition Update Sakai Advisory Committee – 4-13-2011 Mathieu Plourde, Project Leader, LMS IT-Client Support & Services
  2. 2. Sakai@UD VersionsSakai 2.5 Sakai 2.6.0 Sakai 2.6.1 Sakai 2.6.3 Sakai 2.8.0 • Sept. • Sept. • Jan. • Nov. • June 1, 2008 2009 2010 2010 2011
  3. 3. Why Migrate to Sakai 2.8?• Sakai 2.6 branch will officially be unsupported when 2.8 comes out.• Sakai 2.7 had performance issues.• Timing for Summer deployment: • Week of Memorial Day, no class • Summer: less enrollment means better chance of detecting and fixing issues before Fall.
  4. 4. SOME NEW FEATURES IN SAKAI 2.8
  5. 5. Updated Skin
  6. 6. Menubar Enhancements
  7. 7. Forums• Creates a Forum and a Topic by default when adding the tool• Email notifications• Option to “Mark Thread as Read”
  8. 8. Tests & Quizzes• Auto-save functionality to save student work in an assessment every 10-20 seconds to reduce the chance of lost work
  9. 9. Assignments• Option available to send email notification to students once a grade has been released• Link to portfolio Matrices tool (tagging feature)
  10. 10. Resources• New feature lets users check quota use for any site
  11. 11. Profile2
  12. 12. Grades to UDSIS• We are working on a web form • Expected mid-May• We’ll need your help to test it out!
  13. 13. Questions, Comments?Mathieu Plourde Project Leader, LMS IT Client Support & Services mathieu@udel.edu 302-831-4060

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