Highlights in Sakai 12 include:

General Improvements

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The New Attendance Tool!

Sakai 12 now has a new Attendance tool to help both Students and Instructors keep track of attendance in courses.

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What's New in Assignments?

New feature to use the Assignments tool with more ease.

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The New Bullhorns Tool!

Sakai 12 now has a new alerts feature!

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What's New in Calendar?

The Calendar tool now has more features for seamless integration of events from different platforms!

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The New Commons Tool!

A new tool for a more social Sakai!

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Grading Made Easier with Improved Gradebook

Enhancements allowing for smooth usage of Gradebook for Instructors.

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New Features in Lessons!

New features in Lessons tool for easier navigation, viewing and engagement.

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Improvements and Returning Features for Resources!

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New Stuff in Rosters!

Now Rosters can display the "participant's properties" with the appropriate permission.

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The New SCROM Player!

A new tool for SCORM Player, now users can easily upload SCORM contents into Sakai.

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What's New in Site Info?

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What's New in Statistics?

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Improved Test & Quizzes!

All around improvements for Test & Quizzes!

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Workarounds

How can I find my courses in Sakai after logging in?

  1. Click the Sites tab in the top right corner.
  2. Enter "FA19" in the Filter Sites at the left corner. You should see your FA19 course sites.
  3. Once you find your sites, click the star icon next to your FA19 course sites. The star should be filled in after you click on it.
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  1. Click the Organize Favorites and reorganize your FA19 course sites by hovering over the icon of three bars to the right of each site name. Your pointer should become a hand icon, then you may drag and drop your favorited sites to your preferred order.
    Done!

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Optional Steps (Steps 5-7 are only required if you cannot find your sites in the Sites drawer):
  1. click the Worksite Setup tab in the left menu bar of your Home site
  2. Search "FA19" in your search box at the right corner
  3. Click your desired sites under Worksite Title. Now you should see your FA19 course sites in the banner at the top of the page. In order to make them favorites, refer back to step 1-4.

Note: Only the first six (6) ranks will be visible at the top of the page. If you would like to see a specific course site in the top banner, make sure it is ordered to be in one of the first six positions.

Note: Graduate school course sites may be different.


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Other Information

Want to learn more? Please contact your college ITS and ask one of Learning Innovation Workshop members about new features in Sakai 12. To minimize impact on faculty and students, course upgrades occur every August. The technology and learning team collaborates in advance with each of the University's five (5) schools to schedule the best day and time for the year's upgrade. Upgrades typically incorporate a number of changes, including:

These upgrades are important to keep the Claremont Colleges’ learning management system on an innovative curve.

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