PacktLib: Sakai Courseware Management: The Official Guide

Sakai Courseware Management

Credits

Foreword

About the authors

About the reviewers

Preface

What Is Sakai?

Sakai tools

The Sakai Foundation

Sakai worksite

The community

Roots

A brief history

Advantages for organizations

Summary

Feet First: Running the Demo

Installing the demo

Help is your friend

Live demos

Building from the source

Summary

Sakai Anatomy

The Sakai framework

Core technologies

How Sakai is deployed at scale

Enterprise data integration

Summary

My First Project Site

Tool-specific help

Managing project sites

Tools of immediate value

Summary

Your First Course Site

Creating a course site using the Sakai demo

Starter tips

Summary

Enterprise Bundle Tools & Quality Assurance

Core tools in Sakai 2.6

Contrib to Provisional

Stealthily to Core

Enterprise-level quality

Automatic code analysis

Summary

Worksite Tools

A flashcard activity

Commonalities between tools

The Resources tool

Course tools

Introducing Portfolios

Portfolio expert interviewed

Summary

Contributed Tools

An apology of sorts

The range of contributed tools

A list of tools

Example deployments

Creating tools

Sousa—Content authoring and delivery for Sakai

Edia

Open Syllabus

Summary

Putting Sakai to Work

The tools and structure of a Sakai site

Sakai's site structure

Types of Sakai sites

Building your Home page

Summary

The Administration Workspace

What is a Sakai administrator?

The Administration tool set

Basic concepts

sakai.properties

Adding a Portfolio template

Summary

Web Services: Connecting to the Enterprise

Protocols

Existing web services

Sakai and SOAP

Entity Broker

WSRP

Summary

Tips from the Trenches

The benefits of knowing that frameworks exist

Third-party frameworks

Expanded tour of Java

The Apache web server

Migration

Interviews at the deep end

Functional administration

Summary

Common Error Messages

A policy of containment of errors

Configuring logging

Common error messages

Information sources

Summary

Show Cases

Acknowledgements

CamTools: Using Sakai to support teaching and learning in a research-intensive university

Summary

Sakai @ the University of Amsterdam

University of Michigan

UFP-UV: UFP in the Sakai project

Marist College and Sakai

rSmart

Crossing the border into research: Students' engagement with a Virtual Research Environment, a case study

SOLO—Taking e-learning offline

The LAMP Consortium—Like a bundle of sticks

Criminology—A distance course in Sakai

Summary

Innovating Teaching and Learning with Sakai

The Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award

Case studies from the winner's circle

Conclusions and lessons learned

Summary

References

A Crib Sheet for Selling Sakai to Traditional Management

Context

Open source at the IC

Sakai at UvA

An interview with the Director

Summary

Participating in the Sakai Community

The Sakai Foundation

The community

DoOcracy

Transparent communication

An interview with a member of the community

Summary

Rogues Gallery

If the Sakai community were a person

Sakai fellows

Foundation members

Developers

Quality assurers

The rest

Looking Ahead: Sakai 3

Sakai 3 goals

Sakai 3 for users

Sakai 3 for technologists

Interview with Sakai 3 chief architect

Summary

Endwords

Glossary

Resources

Resources

Resources

Resources

Resources

Resources