STELLA: Introduction- From Pepperdine in Malibu. Seaver rep, residential learning, Sakai as an extension of my course, and Hong San Jose from Technology & Learning.
Seaver is one of 5 schools. Differences in campuses.
STELLA - Purpose: 1) Consider why your school should select Sakai/positive features of Sakai 2) Explain how to get started in Sakai, view the platform/interface. 3) Highlight favorite tools & tips
HONG: What attracts you to Sakai? What attracted us?
HONG: BB – Sakai – Courses (our branding). Note website address. Also can be accessed through wavenet. Note free tutorials and LENGTH of tutorials. Share that support from IT is available.
STELLA: Faculty- How to Get Started. Site Info is the new Control Panel. Edit tools allows you to view all the tools that can be turned on/off for your site.
STELLA: Example of Edit Tools page.
STELLA: UG vs. Grad; face to face vs. remote. Level 1 user: Syllabus, Resources, Assignments, Forums. Level 2 user: Dropbox, Blogs, Gradebook. Level 3: Elluminate, Quizzes, Modules (WHAT ARE THESE, HONG?).
STELLA: Click Publish site. (like cell phone)
STELLA: After customizing the site, Sakai works as the hub for all my resources. This way podcasts, handouts, grade, quizzes can all be accessed in one place. I can even add my own website to this space.
STELLA: Extensions and not substitutions of my regular course.
STELLA: Example of a forum to get feedback from students after a class activity or exercise.
Purpose: 1) explain how to get started in Sakai, view the platform/interface. 2) use of Sakai as a hub of resources for my courses. 3) highlight favorite tools
Introduction to Sakai for Faculty
Courses: Pepperdine’sLearning Management System Dr. Stella Erbes Teacher Education, Seaver College Hong San Jose Technology & Learning
Questions We All Asked• Where did it come from?• What does Sakai mean?• How do you pronounce Sakai?• What does Sakai look like?• What makes Sakai better than what we have?• What questions do you have?
Sakai ~ Where did it come from?• Originally funded by a grant from the Mellon Foundation• Feb 2004: Indiana, MIT, Stanford, Univ. of Michigan, uPortal & Open Knowledge• University of Michigan’s “CHEF” course management system http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sakai_Project