We are planning to upgrade Sakai to version 11 on Wednesday, August 16th from 7AM to 11AM. Sakai 11 features many improvements to the user interface, Gradebook, Tests & Quizzes, and Lessons tools.
Below are two videos that share some of the improvements in Sakai 11. Visit our Sakai 11 Upgrade website for more information. We will be developing videos and change documents over the summer. Workshops will be offered August 17 and 22 at 11AM. Register at CTEL Technology Workshops.
Sakai 11 promotional video
Sakai 11 Feature Overview (Made by Duke University)
Sakai Adoption Rates
Sakai adoption at Bradley is at an all-time high with over 76% of all courses using the learning management system. Some departments are using it for 100% of their courses. Students are using the system as well, with an average of 70 clicks per individual per course. The following chart indicates the percentage of course sites published out of the total number of courses offered by academic year.
System Maintenance & Requirements
Sakai will be restarted 3:00AM CT Sundays and be unavailable for 20 minutes thereafter. Additional update or security maintenance may be scheduled. Advance notice will be provided, as possible .
Turnitin reserves 9 AM - 1 PM, the 1st and 3rd Saturdays each month, for maintenance. On Twitter, check @TurnitinStatus.
For Windows or Mac laptops or desktops, use current versions of Firefox or Chrome browsers and Java. Android or iOS device users should choose Mobile View (see page bottom,) if the normal view doesn't permit full access.
Student Quick Guide
The Quick Start Guide for Students is a concise introduction to the Sakai system.
YouSeeU is a video-based learning platform that utilizes a series of activities to promote learner engagement in on-ground, hybrid, or online programs. If you need to request YouSeeU in a site, follow the link to the right.