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What’s New in Sakai 20?

Sakai 20 is coming to Loyola on Monday, December 21st, 2020! On 12/21 from 7am to 12pm, Sakai will be unavailable.  Once the upgrade is complete, the following new and improved features will be available:  Sakai Grader with a document preview for the Assignments tool  A… Continue Reading →

4th Annual Information & Technology Showcase

The 4th Annual Loyola Information & Technology Showcase will be held on Thursday, February 21st from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm in the Damen Student Center. Come learn about library and technology resources available to the University community. Take advantage… Continue Reading →

Sakai Gradebook Checklist

We smell the coffee. We see the library rush. It’s that time of year again: finals. Source: Freeimages.com/andreajaccarino For instructors, we’d like to make your Sakai grading process as easy as possible so you can focus on what matters most:… Continue Reading →

Attention Loyolans! We want to feature you!

Do you enjoy teaching or learning with technology? Do you aspire to be a “Sakai model” during your time at Loyola? Or maybe you’re just an enthusiastic Loyolan? We’re looking for photos of you, your peers, and faculty or staff… Continue Reading →

ITRS’s All-New Instructional Technology Course

Are you interested in learning more about creating your own Sakai course or project site? Did you take the Faculty Center for Ignition Pedagogy Online Teaching Course and want to learn more? Do you want to incorporate more technology into… Continue Reading →

Sakai 11 is Almost Here!

On May 12th, Loyola’s learning management system will be upgrading to Sakai 11. Per this upgrade, you will discover a few changes within Sakai. Some of these changes include: A new Gradebook tool Anonymous forum discussions More customization options for… Continue Reading →

New Evening Drop-In Time for Spring 2017

This spring, ITRS is adding two evening drop-in times on Tuesday and Wednesday nights starting January 17th. We will be available from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in person and online. Evening drop-in times are Tuesdays at the Water Tower… Continue Reading →

Inactivity Alert for Lesson Pages within Sakai

A new inactivity alert feature has been added as an option to all lesson pages within Sakai. When activated, the alert will automatically trigger and email for any user that has not selected a specific lesson page. Instructors have the… Continue Reading →

Top Hat, Let the Polling Begin!

Top Hat is Loyola University Chicago’s new response system. This “bring your own device” web based platform takes classroom polling to a new level. Student engagement can be compiled through seven different questions types, including sorting and clicking on target,… Continue Reading →

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