PacktLib: Sakai CLE Courseware Management: The Official Guide

Sakai CLE Courseware Management

Credits

Foreword

About the Authors

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

What is Sakai?

Sakai tools

The Sakai Foundation

Sakai worksite

The community

Sakai's academic background

A brief history

What's Next? — The Sakai open academic environment

Advantages for organizations

Summary

Feet First: Running the Demo

Installing the demo

Help is your friend

Live demos

Building from the source

Summary

Sakai 2.x Anatomy

The Sakai framework

Core technologies

How Sakai is deployed at scale

Enterprise data integration

Sakai OAE anatomy

Summary

My First Site

Tool-specific help

Managing project sites

Tools of immediate value

Starter tips

Summary

Enterprise Bundle Tools and Quality Assurance

Using Core tools in Sakai 2.6

Core tools since Sakai 2.6

From Contrib to Provisional

Stealthily to Core

Enterprise-level quality

Automatic code analysis

Summary

Worksite Tools

Creating flashcards

Commonalities between tools

The Resources tool

Using course tools together

Introducing Portfolios

Towards OSP integration in Sakai OAE

Summary

Contributed Tools

An apology of sorts

The range of contributed tools

A list of tools

Example deployments

Creating tools

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

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

Using the third-party frameworks

An expanded tour of Java

The Apache web server

Migration

Interviews at the deep end

Summary

Understanding 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

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: A case study of students' engagement with a virtual research environment

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

A Crib Sheet for Selling Sakai to Traditional Management

Introduction

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

Summary

Looking Ahead: Sakai OAE

Early experiments and functional principles

Sakai OAE

Managing the project to build the new environment

Educators' input

Summary

Terminology

Resources

Resources

Resources

Resources

Resources

Resources

Index