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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 Upgrade Outage Tomorrow Dec. 3

December 2, 2020

The Sakai 20 Upgrade is finally happening! Please plan for Sakai to be completely unavailable from 8am-5pm EST tomorrow, December 3, 2020. Thank you for understanding that we must take Sakai offline to apply the upgrade. We will work as … 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

Sakai 20: Assignments Preview Grader

November 9, 2020

We’re continuing the Sakai 20 Blog Series by featuring a new grader coming to the Assignments tool in Sakai 20 on December 3rd. This new Assignments Grader will give you a preview of student attachments included in their submissions directly … Continued

Sakai 20: Apply Equal Weight in Gradebook Category

November 6, 2020

This week we kicked off our Sakai 20 Blog Series by sharing Gradebook updates you’ll find after we upgrade to Sakai 20 on December 3rd. Another new feature that will be available in the Sakai 20 Gradebook is assigning equal … Continued