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Managing Announcements and Notifications

Published on: Author: Mathieu Plourde
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As the fall semester begins, IT staff members have received a number of inquiries related to notifications and sending announcements to students, especially with the growing number of instructors opting to use Canvas instead of Sakai. Below are some options and “gotchas” regarding notifications in UD-supported technologies, including Canvas, Sakai, and P.O. Box. I. Verify… Continue reading

Which Gradebook tool is right for me?

Published on: Author: Mathieu Plourde
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Last June, we rolled out a new Gradebook tool in Sakai, called Gradebook 2. Instructors have been asking which one they should use. This post will attempt to answer that question. First of all, Gradebook 2 will not replace the original Gradebook. Both tools remain available to any course site in Sakai. The original Gradebook… Continue reading

Your fall course site could be a lonely place…

Published on: Author: Mathieu Plourde
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As a new semester rolls in, the IT Support Center has received some questions from faculty members about student access to fall sites. Here are some tips to make sure your students will get access to your site from day one. When you duplicate a site from a previous semester, the rosters are NOT copied.… Continue reading