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Sakai: avoid blank scores in Gradebook that will inflate course grades

The way Sakai works, if students have a blank score on an assessment, they will be “excused” from that assignment—it will have no negative impact on their calculated final grade. Notice that blank scores appear as a dash or hyphen character … Continue reading

Posted at 9:39 a.m. Feb. 9, 2016, by in Assessments, Sakai

Sakai: releasing final course grades in Gradebook

By default, the Gradebook tool in Sakai is configured to show calculated course grades to only the instructor. If you want your students to see their course grade, at any point in the semester, you can: Click on Gradebook in … Continue reading

Posted at 9:12 a.m. Feb. 9, 2016, by in Assessments, Sakai

Fixing audio recording problems in Sakai & VoiceThread

Google Chrome and audio recording problems in Sakai & VoiceThread Sometimes, when students record audio in a Sakai quiz or VoiceThread, it looks like the audio records, but nothing is actually recorded. This may be due to their microphone settings in Google … Continue reading

Posted at 3:26 p.m. Jan. 14, 2016, by in Assessments, Sakai, VoiceThread

Sakai: Tests & Quizzes – create makeup

Sakai: Tests & Quizzes – create makeup If you wish to allow a student, or small group of students, another chance to take an online test or quiz, you must modify a duplicate of the original assessment. log into Sakai with … Continue reading

Posted at 4:10 p.m. Sept. 15, 2015, by in Assessments, Sakai

Dropping the lowest grade in Gradebook

Dropping the lowest grade in Gradebook Note: In order to set this up in Gradebook, the following requirements must be met: Have categories enabled (with or without weighting); this can be done in “Gradebook setup” Each assignment in the category must … Continue reading

Posted at 7:48 a.m. April 24, 2015, by in Assessments, Sakai

Sakai: Setting up the Gradebook

Sakai: Setting up the Gradebook Setting up the Gradebook in Sakai requires two separate pieces, for most instructors: setting up categories, and inputting assignments. The video below will introduce how to set up weighting different categories in your course site. … Continue reading

Posted at 9:35 a.m. Aug. 15, 2014, by in Assessments, Sakai
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