|February 6, 2014||Filled under Announcement|
Information Technologies is happy to announce the launch of a Web form called Sakai and Canvas Guest Accounts. It is intended for faculty and staff to create and manage guest access to UD’s learning management systems. In addition to conforming to our integrated guest account service (which also includes the Parent/Guardian accounts), it will allow for guests to set their own display names, passwords, and security questions required for password reset requests.
Guest accounts can be provided to external contributors (such as fellow researchers, guest speakers, non-matriculated students, etc.) or for personal course-related use (creating a guest account for yourself to see your course as a student). Any email@example.com email address can be used to create a guest account.
This new process replaces the Sakai Guest Management System (SGMS), which was used to create more than 4,000 guest accounts since 2008. All active guest accounts created using the legacy SGMS have been ported to the new system, using the same username and password as before (if you are the sponsor of one or more of those guest accounts and want your guests to choose a new password, use the Reset password option in the management interface).
Documentation for the Sakai and Canvas Guest Accounts Web form is located at www.udel.edu/it/help/guest/lmsguest.html.
|December 12, 2013||Announcement|
Allowing external colleagues, experts, or students to use Sakai@UD has been and continues to be an important feature of our main learning management system. Since 2008, UD faculty and staff have created over 4,000 Sakai@UD guest accounts. Whether these guests are fellow researchers, job applicants, guest speakers, or students, they enrich our research and learning […] more >
|December 10, 2013||Announcement|
The Grade Submission from Sakai to UDSIS Web form allows instructors to transfer final letter grades from Sakai and automatically changes the status of the grades to Approved in UDSIS. It is important that instructors use this form only when all the grades have been assigned for the course section. You must add the Gradebook 2 tool to […] more >
|August 29, 2013||Known Issue|
Some clients have reported that the most recent Firefox upgrade (version 23) prevents pages from loading using the Web Content, Home, or Syllabus tools.  Links that used to work now show a blank page. See screenshot below. This issue affects students and faculty members alike. If you need to access the content right away, […] more >
|June 18, 2013||Known Issue|
Due to the way Sakai handles framesets, the individual sections of a Sakai page, we recommend that you do not use the Web Content tool to point directly to UD Capture lectures. You can either add the URL to Resources or follow the online instructions to use any of the tools that use the Rich […] more >