Sakai as is our primary learning management system. It provides tools and features leveraged by instructors for teaching at SLU. Educational Technologies provides instruction and training for faculty who are using this application.

Articles (10)

Pinned Article Instructional Continuity During Disruption

In the event of an emergency that disrupts our residential learning environment, this guide provides instructors with some recommendations for transitioning instructional activities to an online approach.

Add Hypothesis to Sakai

The Hypothesis integration in Sakai allows you to host documents for collaboration, and automatically handles student access.

Add Perusall to Sakai

Perusall allows students to annotate, comment and discuss assigned readings.

Add VoiceThread to Sakai

VoiceThread transforms media into collaborative spaces with video, voice, and text commenting.

Create a Sakai Site

Sakai Course Sites are automatically created each semester. Faculty, staff and students can create a Sakai Project Site to use Sakai tools (e.g. Dropbox, Messages, Resources) for campus organizations and projects.

Favorite and Organize Sakai Sites

This article explains how to manage which of your Sakai sites appear along the top of the Sakai interface as favorites and active sites.

Managing Participants on Sakai Site

Students are automatically enrolled in Sakai sites as Sakai is synchronized with the student registration system. This article explains how project site administrators and instructors can manually add participants to their site.

My film will not play in Sakai

Course films may be delivered on our streaming service, Ensemble, and accessible via Sakai. If you experience issues with playback, there may be a browser issue

Publishing a Sakai Course Site

This article explains how to publish/unpublish a Sakai course site. All Sakai course sites are created automatically, but are not published. Students will not see a Sakai course site if it is not published.

Transferring Content and Settings from Sakai Sites

This article explains how to transfer content and settings (e.g., resources, grade book settings) between Sakai sites.