Sakai Upgraded for Fall 2017

See the Sakai 11 upgrade page to find out more about the major upgrades and features offered in the new version, or watch the video below for a quick overview of what's new in Sakai 11.


Voicethread enterprise license available

VoiceThread is a tool for having asynchronous conversations around media. You can upload your media files and present your thoughts using your voice, webcam or text, then share what you made with others so that they can join in the conversation.  All students and faculty can log into with their Netpass and it will be integrated with Sakai after August 14.  See the TLT Voicethread web page for more information.

Turning Technologies login now uses Netpass login

Faculty and students using Turning Point software, account, and iOS app now can log in using their IC Netpass credentials.   There are some other changes for Fall 17. See our Clickers web page for more information.

Zoom Web Conferencing platform available to all students, faculty and staff

Zoom is a high quality, easy to use cloud-based platform for video and audio conferencing and mobile collaboration. Log in through Highlights include:

  • Teach remotely with video, audio, phone,desktop and mobile sharing.
  • Collaborate with IC and non-IC participants.
  • Easy to schedule conferences linked to common calendar apps.
  • Regular meetings can have up to 50 participants with special meeting types up to 500.
  • Outlook plugin available.

Webcams can be borrowed from the IT Service Desk by faculty and staff.  See how to "Host a Zoom Meeting" to get started.

New Tools in Sakai

In case you didn't hear there were some new tools rolled out in Sakai last semester.

  • Attendance tool
  • OneNote Class Notebook for class collaboration.
  • McGraw Hill MH Campus
  • NowComment
  • Zoom Meetings

Please see this intercom for more information.