Apereo (Sakai) Conference Call For Proposals

Inaugural Apereo Foundation Conference Opening Minds to Open Solutions June 2-7, 2013 San Diego Westin – San Diego, CA  #apereo13 CALL FOR PROPOSALS NOW OPEN! ================================================== Visit https://www.concentra-cms.com/cfp/p/apereo13 Deadline for Proposals: March 4, 2013 Mark your calendars, set aside your … Continue reading

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Sakai Foundation and JASIG vote to merge

From Ian Dolphin: I would like to report the results of the recent ballots on the merger of the Sakai Foundation and Jasig. Sakai: 58 Members voted for the merger, 3 voted against, and 3 abstained. 13 Members did not … Continue reading

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Jasig and Sakai Announce Name for Proposed Foundation and Membership Vote on Merger

Shortly after the 2011 EDUCAUSE Conference, Sakai and Jasig announced a community naming process for the new, merged organization we proposed a year before. We wanted suggestions for Foundation names that were memorable and reflected the core values of the … 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 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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Why Oxford Chose Sakai

In 2002, the University of Oxford opted to deploy Bodington as their institutional VLE. Bodington was open source and was developed by The University of Leeds. Why change platforms? When Leeds opted to select a proprietary system for their next … Continue reading

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Learn About The Benefits Of Sakai at ALT-C 2011

ALT-C 2011 Symposium: Institutional VLE Choices: We’re all in this together. The 18th international conference of the Association for Learning Technology will be held at the University of Leeds, UK, 6-8 September 2011 and is sub-titled ‘Thriving in a colder … Continue reading

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Sakai UK (UKISSN) meeting

The UK and Ireland Sakai Support Network met for the second time this year at the JASIG UK meeting in Manchester on July 20th. There were 12 delegates from the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Hull, Lancaster, Bath and Limerick plus … Continue reading

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Sakai in UK Higher Education – seminar held at Oxford University, 9 December 2010

Twitter: #sakaiuk At the behest of the UK Sakai Community (with sponsorship by rSmart and SunGuard HE ), Oxford University Computing Services (OUCS) hosted a briefing day about the use of the Sakai VLE UK Higher Education. The day began … Continue reading

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Sakai and JASIG Foundations To Pursue Merger

Early this year, Jasig, the parent organization for uPortal, CAS, Bedework and other open source software serving higher education, and the Sakai Foundation, which supports the Sakai Collaboration and Learning Environment, formed Board-level groups to examine ways the two organizations … Continue reading

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