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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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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Using Sakai to improve Knowledge Engineering conduits between government agencies, SMEs and academics

Thanks to Rob Crouchley (Lancaster University) and Rob Allen (STFC) for this article. Collaborative Research in Business (CRIB) project is a UK Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) funded project examining Knowledge Engineering conduits between government agencies entrepreneurs of Small and … 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 Commercial Support Options

Sakai Commercial Affiliates provide commercial support for institutions using Sakai. This includes: hosting an institution’s VLE offering advice / helpdesk service custom tool development systems integration help on migration of content For more information see: http://sakaiproject.org/commercial-support

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