Posts by Nancy O'Laughlin

Interested in Transitioning a Sakai Course Site to Canvas?

Published on: Author: Nancy O'Laughlin

There have been several inquiries by faculty wishing to move their current Sakai course to the Canvas Learning Management System. The following guide has been prepared to help those interested in making this transition. At any time, if you have questions or need additional assistance, please contact ATS, 116 Pearson Hall, ats-info@udel.edu, 302-831-0640. Sakai to… Continue reading

Strategies and Tips for Blogging

Published on: Author: Nancy O'Laughlin

Have you ever thought of using blogs to supplement your coursework? Campus Technology published an article on Strategies for Blog-Powered Instruction. Highlighting the work of several professors, this article takes a practical look at the unique strengths of blogs to supplement learning in the classroom. The professors all agree that “blogging works best when it’s… Continue reading

Using UD Capture – It’s as easy as 1-2-3: Sign up, Record, Review in Sakai

Published on: Author: Nancy O'Laughlin

UD Capture is an automatic classroom capture system that records traditional classroom meetings for online use. IT Academic Technology Services has put into place a seamless process with no extra setup or new equipment to learn. Behind the scenes, the capture appliances will automatically record what shows up on the projector in the room as well as… Continue reading

When office hours are not private conversations

Published on: Author: Nancy O'Laughlin

Are students coming to your office hours with the same questions, which you keep answering over and over?  Are they missing your office hours because of scheduling conflicts?  Do you have a tight schedule and would welcome a little more flexibility in the times your office hours are offered? There are times when you need… Continue reading