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Using TurnItIn in Canvas and Sakai

Setting up Assignments to be run through TurnItIn’s similarity checker These videos will show you how to set up the assignment in Sakai or Canvas so that student submissions are run through TurnItIn’s similarity checker. They will also show you … Continue reading

Posted at 2:58 p.m. Feb. 27, 2019, by in Canvas, Sakai

How can I share a website from site menu?

You can post website links in various places (from a Lessons pagesĀ or in Resources), but if it’s a critical website your students should use frequently (eg, the Libraries, a textbook page), you may wish to create the link in the … Continue reading

Posted at 3:37 p.m. Aug. 30, 2018, by in Sakai, Sharing Documents

Adding Raptor Connect to your Sakai site

Steps to add RaptorConnect to your Sakai site Go to your Sakai site and click the “Site Info” tab on the lefthand menu. Click the “Manage Tools” button at the top of the page (second button from the left). Click … Continue reading

Posted at 9:05 a.m. Feb. 6, 2018, by in Sakai

Post an exam in Sakai which draws from a question pool

1. Format your questions properly in Microsoft Word, or in a text editor. It may actually be easiest to do this in a plain text editor like Notepad, as Microsoft Word tries to auto-generate numbers and letters for you, which … Continue reading

Posted at 11:19 a.m. Oct. 10, 2017, by in Sakai

How do I participate in Forum discussions with students?

Research indicates that students learn best when they feel engaged with both their classmates and their professor. For instructors, this means interacting regularly with online students in class discussions: reinforcing ideas, introducing additional resources, encouraging robust dialogue, keeping discussions on … Continue reading

Posted at 12:17 p.m. July 14, 2017, by in Communication, Sakai

Sakai: how do students complete Peer Reviews?

If you use the Assignments tool in Sakai to require that students review the submitted work of their classmates… Students: to complete Peer Review Be sure to submit your original assignment before the due date, or you will lose the … Continue reading

Posted at 4:28 p.m. June 2, 2017, by in Assessments, Sakai
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