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Sakai: favorite sites (add to them to your top red bar)

How do I “favorite” Sakai sites so they appear in my top red bar? Favoriting sites in Sakai is how you add sites to the top red bar so they are easily accessed. In order to favorite sites to add … Continue reading

Posted at 10 a.m. Feb. 27, 2017, by in Sakai

Sakai: Embedding VoiceThreads in Lessons pages

Embedding VoiceThreads in Lessons pages After sharing a new VoiceThread with your class, you may wish to embed it directly into the appropriate unit’s Lesson page. From your VoiceThread link in Sakai, move your cursor over the correct VT and … Continue reading

Posted at 12:55 p.m. Sept. 30, 2016, by in Organize content using Lessons, Sakai, VoiceThread

Grading Assignments

Grading & giving feedback on assignments Steps to grade & give feedback on assignments Click on the Assignments tool in the lefthand menu of your Sakai site. Click the Grade button beneath the assignment name which you’d like to grade. Click … Continue reading

Posted at 7:44 a.m. Sept. 16, 2016, by in Assessments, Sakai

Grading discussions

Responding to & grading discussions Note this video has 3 chapters: Navigating discussions, reading & responding to discussions, and grading discussions. You can jump to/navigate to each chapter by clicking on the hamburger icon (the 3 horizontal stacked lines) in the … Continue reading

Posted at 7:41 a.m. Sept. 16, 2016, by in Sakai

Sakai 11 Gradebook

Gradebook Rutgers instructors have many different schemes for calculating final course grades. We’re presenting only one common scheme here, but please contact us for help with any Gradebook questions—we believe in your grading structure too! Gradebook settings In this scenario, … Continue reading

Posted at 11:51 a.m. Aug. 30, 2016, by in Assessments, Sakai, Uncategorized


Forums, Topics, and Conversations Within the Forums tool, there is an organizational hierarchy which can be broken down into the following components: Forums This is the highest level of organization within this tool.  Often, we recommend that each course have … Continue reading

Posted at 9:13 a.m. Aug. 30, 2016, by in Sakai, Uncategorized