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Rethinking Assessment at a Distance

By Dana Shreaves, Instructional Designer Considering how to assess students at a distance may seem daunting. Many faculty have always relied on specific assessment practices and believe in-person assessment is

Engaging Students During Remote Learning

By Dana Shreaves, Instructional Designer Engaging students who are learning at a distance can be challenging for faculty, especially when faculty are accustomed to judging engagement face-to-face. During the PLUTO

How to Create a Basic Online Lesson

By Dana Shreaves, Instructional Designer When on-campus class sessions cannot be held as scheduled, online lessons provide an alternative method for teaching. Online lessons created in Sakai can provide faculty

How to Conduct a Virtual Class Session

By Dana Shreaves, Instructional Designer When students or instructors cannot meet in the same physical location, virtual class sessions are one alternative to consider. Virtual meetings are intended for live

Using Simple Technologies to Inspire Student

by Tom Smith, Associate Professor and Chair, Theatre & Dance When I first began teaching my Auditions class a decade ago, standard professional theatre auditions were held in-person in the

Teaching with Sakai at PLU

By Dana Bodewes, Instructional Designer The Office of the Provost’s Faculty Resources website has a new webpage dedicated to Teaching and Learning with Sakai . Here faculty can learn more

Support for Using the New Sakai Site Templates

By Dana Bodewes, Instructional Designer During summer 2018, three templates options — Standard, Minimal, and Legacy templates — were added to the Sakai Request Course form. Sakai templates contain general