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Preparing for the Spring 2021 Semester

January 8, 2021

Welcome back, and hello to 2021! We hope you all have had a relaxing extended Winter Break. The Spring 2021 Semester is just around the corner! The University announced yesterday that classes will begin as planned on January 19, however … Continued

Happy Holidays, Tar Heels!

December 23, 2020

We wish you all a happy, safe, and relaxing holiday season! Find festive Carolina-themed inspirations and activities to enjoy while you take a well-deserved break. Sakai Help If you need assistance with setting up your Sakai course site, we recommend … Continued

CFE Remote Teaching Field Notes

December 14, 2020

Share a teaching practice, help create a resource! We wanted to share a great resource now available to all instructors to review and contribute to regarding remote teaching. The Center for Faculty Excellence is inviting Carolina instructors to share an … Continued

Welcome to Sakai 20!

December 3, 2020

SAKAI 20 IS HERE! Thank you for your patience as we worked on upgrading Sakai to version 20.1! Our tech teams in ITS Educational Technologies and Infrastructure & Operations worked quickly to bring Sakai back up around noon. We’re thrilled … Continued

Sakai 20: Add Your Name Pronunciation

December 1, 2020

We are two days away from the Sakai 20 Upgrade! Don’t forget that we must take Sakai offline to apply the upgrade, so please plan for Sakai to be unavailable all day on December 3. We appreciate your understanding. We’ve … Continued

Sakai 20: Batch Edit Dates Across Sakai Tools

November 25, 2020

The semester is winding down as exams ended yesterday and grades are being finalized for this semester. We’ve got one more feature to share before we all head off for Thanksgiving Break tomorrow. Instructors will be able to batch edit … Continued

Sakai 20: Create Auto-Groups by Sections

November 24, 2020

Final exams are nearly done! Take a quick break to learn about another improvement coming to Sakai 20 next week. Starting December 3rd, you’ll be able to create auto-generated groups by section rosters! Create Auto-Generated Groups by Section Rosters The … Continued

Sakai 20: Tests & Quizzes Updates

November 19, 2020

We know campus is wrapped up in finals this week as the semester quickly comes to a close. If you need a quick break, see the updates coming to the Tests & Quizzes tool in just two weeks in Sakai … Continued

Sakai 20: Grading Rubrics!

November 13, 2020

We are very excited to share that Grading Rubrics are finally coming once we upgrade to Sakai 20 on December 3rd! Rubrics are a great way to let students know the criteria and expectations for assignments, and they produce quick, … Continued

Sakai 20: New Assignments Options

November 11, 2020

We’re continuing the Sakai 20 Blog Series with more Assignments updates. Earlier this week, we shared the new Assignments document preview Grader that is coming in Sakai 20. Find out what other updates we will see in Assignments on December … Continued