Moving to Zoom from Blackboard Collaborate or Collaborate Ultra
Description: Overview Zoom web conferencing provides the same functionality available in Blackboard Collaborate (including breakout rooms) with improved usability and additional features:  Display of up to 25 video feeds at once in gallery view Simultaneous view of presenter video feed and shared screen (not available in Collaborate Ultra)  Sharing of host’s computer audio (useful for sharing external video resources […]
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How do I invite students in my Sakai course to a Zoom meeting?
Description: When you schedule a Zoom meeting, a Join Url is created, along with invitation text that includes connection information. You can get this information from My Meetings when you Schedule a New Meeting or by clicking the Topic (name) of an already-scheduled meeting. You can also access this information while in a Zoom meeting from by […]
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Using Sakai to host a personal website
Description: All Sakai@UNC users have a Home site with its own Resources area for sharing and storage of up to 2 GBs of files. An individual’s Resources area is a good choice for hosting personal portfolios and web sites. By default, materials are private to the owner, but can be made publicly accessible and links to it shared with […]
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Sakai Tests & Quizzes Tool
Description: Sakai Tests & Quizzes Tool
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Peer Review Options (using UNC Instructional Technologies)
Description: Peer Review Tools Using UNC Instructional Technologies A quick comparison: Tool Great for… Sakai: Assignments Tool ·      Peer review of written and media assignments, as well as general peer review for group participation ·      Grading the person being reviewed by peers, NOT the peer reviewers Sakai: Lessons Tool (with Student Pages) ·      Anonymous peer reviews, […]
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Best practices for online discussions
Description: Best Practices for Online Discussions
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Facilitating Online Discussions
Description: Facilitating Online Discussions
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Sakai Tutorials
Description: For help documentation on Sakai, please see Sakai Community Documentation and UNC Sakai Tutorials.
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Managing a Course Online
Description: Information Technology Services (ITS) provides a range of resources to help Carolina’s faculty successfully create and manage courses online. Click a link below for more information. Resources for Students Provide online readings When posting reading assignments online, realize that many students print these documents, and printing long or graphics-heavy documents takes time and paper. In […]
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Sakai and FERPA: Information for Instructors and Administrators
Description: Instructors and other course administrators are reminded that they are responsible for protecting the confidentiality of student records as required by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and University policies regarding the management of student data. To protect student records in the Sakai environment, we ask that any participants that need grading privileges or […]
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