Sakai Open Academic Environment (OAE) 1.1.0 released

RELEASE DATE: 15 December 2011 The Sakai Community is pleased to announce the release of the Sakai OAE version 1.1.0. Sakai OAE is an open-source platform that promotes collaboration and sharing between users and interoperability between systems. It embraces a … Continue reading

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UK Teacher Wins a ‘Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award’ (TWISIA)

Guest post from Shirley Bennett, Programme Leader M. Ed. in eLearning, University of Hull On Winning a Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award (TWISIA) – Shirley Bennett In June 2011 I was honoured and delighted to win the TWISIA 2011 award … Continue reading

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Why Newcastle University chose Sakai

Thanks to Andrew Martin for this post. Newcastle University’s adoption of Sakai came about after the central computing service (ISS) won a bid to provide a “web-based communication and collaboration tool” solution for TREAT-NMD (a European-wide research network, researching neuro-muscular … Continue reading

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Euro Sakai 2011 – Amsterdam

11 people from UK HE attended the European Sakai conference (#EuroSakai). Delegates from the UK represented the following bodies: the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Bath, Newcastle, Hull and Leeds and JISC/CETIS. The highlight of the conference was almost certainly the … Continue reading

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Sakai OAE Release 1.0.0

From Alan Marks Sakai OAE Project Director The Sakai Open Academic Environment (OAE) steering group and project team are pleased and excited to announce that the OAE 1.0.0 is now available. This release of OAE represents the first production-ready version … Continue reading

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Sakai Commercial Partners Benefit The Whole Community

Patrick Lynch, e-Learning Coordinator at the University of Hull writes: Another peculiar, well at least to me, aspect of the community is the presence of strong commercial partners. Whilst much of the development of Sakai is shared around the community, … Continue reading

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To Code Or Not To Code: Community Development of Sakai

Patrick Lynch, e-Learning Coordinator at the University of Hull writes: Hull have just one developer working on Sakai and our development effort is therefore limited. Indeed we have a published statement that we will avoid development wherever we can, concentrating … Continue reading

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Sakai: Collaboration in the Rapid Design Life Cycle

Thanks to Rob Crouchley (Lancaster University) and Rob Allan (STFC, Daresbury Laboratory) for this article. The Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) is a University of Liverpool project partially funded by the North West Regional Development Agency (NWDA) and European Regional Development … Continue reading

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The Sakai Teaching and Learning Community Makes All The Difference

Patrick Lynch, e-Learning Coordinator at the University of Hull writes: My role at Hull is to coordinate eLearning activities across the University. I have a small team who support staff in their use of eLearning, which naturally centres on the … Continue reading

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Sakai Usage at The University of Bath

Thanks to Jez Cope for this article. Introduction The Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies (CSCT) is a cross-disciplinary research centre which brings together academic expertise from the University of Bath with international industrial, academic and stakeholder partners to carry out … Continue reading

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