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Author Berg, Alan Mark.

Title Sakai Courseware Management The Official Guide : the Official Guide
Published Birmingham : Packt Pub., 2009
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Description 1 online resource (841 pages)
Contents Sakai Courseware Management; Sakai Courseware Management; Credits; Foreword; The Sakai Community; Educational Community License; The Sakai Foundation; Getting started; About the authors; About the reviewers; Preface; What this book covers; Who this book is for; Conventions; Reader feedback; Customer support; Errata; Piracy; Questions; 1. What Is Sakai?; Sakai tools; The Sakai Foundation; Sakai worksite; The community; Branches; Workgroups; Developers; Roots; A brief history; Sakai 1.0; Present day; Advantages for organizations; Summary; 2. Feet First: Running the Demo; Installing the demo
5. Your First Course SiteCreating a course site using the Sakai demo; Starter tips; Descriptions are important; Password strength; Becoming another user quickly; The motivation for sections; Creating sections; ; Real-world sections; Summary; 6. Enterprise Bundle Tools & Quality Assurance; Core tools in Sakai 2.6; Contrib to Provisional; Stealthily to Core; Enterprise-level quality; The Quality Assurance process; Maintenance releases; The automated testing; Automatic code analysis; Summary; 7. Worksite Tools; A flashcard activity; Commonalities between tools; The Resources tool; Course tools
Administrator's accountExpanding the demo; Help is your friend; Live demos; Building from the source; Summary; 3. Sakai Anatomy; The Sakai framework; The aggregation layer; The presentation layer; The tools layer; The services layer; Core technologies; How Sakai is deployed at scale; Load balancing; Frontend servers; Database preferences; The Java Virtual Machine; Enterprise data integration; Summary; 4. My First Project Site; Tool-specific help; Managing project sites; Browsing the demonstration; Site creation; Tools of immediate value; Maintaining your site details; Summary
ContextCommunication plan; Content; Assessing individual students; Introducing Portfolios; Portfolio expert interviewed; Summary; 8. Contributed Tools; An apology of sorts; The range of contributed tools; Sponsoring creativity; Pros and cons; A list of tools; Example deployments; The University of Michigan; Interview with David Haines, Senior Developer at Michigan; The University of Cape Town; Creating tools; Building tools; Sakai Electronic Lab Notebook for Research and Groupwork (SENRG); SASH; Interview with Steven Githens, the force behind SASH; AppBuilder
Sousa-Content authoring and delivery for SakaiWhat is Sousa?; An Interview with Mark Norton; Edia; What is Edia?; Skin Manager; Sakai Maps; Fedora tool; Web course tool; Open Syllabus; Summary; 9. Putting Sakai to Work; The tools and structure of a Sakai site; Sakai's site structure; My Workspace; The Home tool contents; The basic collaboration tools; Site administration; The basic teaching and learning tools; Types of Sakai sites; Problem-based courses; Small discussion courses; Large introductory courses; Project-based courses; Collaboration sites; Building your Home page
Summary A comprehensive and pragmatic guide to using, managing, and maintaining Sakai in the real world
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Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Korcuska, Michael.
ISBN 1847199410