In collaboration the Provost office, Center for Faculty Excellence, Library and the Teaching & Learning with Technology team have published a website to support faculty in academic continuity and a rapid move to remote teaching and learning. Please visit the Keep Teaching webpage for resources, tools and support. If you need assistance, please reach out to IT and TLT staff through the Service Desk through email: email@example.com or phone: (607)274-1000.
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Keep Teaching and Learning
The IT Teaching and Learning with Technology team in collaboration with the Office of the Provost, Office of Extended Studies, Library and Center for Faculty Excellence have put together multiple resources to support faculty and students in the rapid transition to remote teaching and learning. Visit the Keep Teaching Sakai site for Faculty and Keep Teaching website for more information and resources from these campus partners.
On-demand Video Tutorials
The IT Teaching and Learning with Technology team in collaboration with the Center for Faculty Excellence have been busy hosting a number of webinars and creating on-demand video tutorials to support faculty and students in using IT@IC supported academic technology tools including Sakai, Zoom, VoiceThread, TopHat and many others. Visit media.ithaca.edu to explore the Keep Teaching and Intro to Zoom video resources.
Sakai Upgrade - Summer 2020
Sakai will be upgraded to the most recent version, Sakai 20, over the summer. The upgrade is tentatively scheduled for August 11, 2020 and will involve approximately 6-8 hours of downtime. This is an annual upgrade to the system. As more information becomes available, we will continue to provide the campus community with information and timely updates.
While Sakai 20 has multiple improvements for instructors and students, here are a few highlights of the improved features available:
- Expanded Rubric capabilities
- Streamlined Tests & Quizzes
- 24-hour assignment reminder for students
- Added Gradebook features including pop-up Rubric grading and Feedback tool
- Advanced Statistics tool to see a granular level of student engagement
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