Entries from EnhancED tagged with 'CourseWorks'

In-Page Audio for Sakai

Columbia University Anthropology professor John Pemberton uses New CourseWorks/Sakai to house hundreds of audio files in his course Listening: An Ethnography of Sound. These files, usually MP3 audio tracks, are stored in folders within the Files & Resources section of...

CourseWorks: Out with the Old, In with the New

At CCNMTL, we get a lot of questions from faculty who want to know about the differences they will see when their courses move from CourseWorks to New CourseWorks. Many instructors have already made the switch from the older system...

Updates to New CourseWorks

On December 29th 2011, CUIT upgraded the New CourseWorks system to Sakai version 2.8. With it came a number of new features and interface improvements. The interface of the system has been upgraded to better utilize space and ease navigation...

New CourseWorks (Sakai) Video Tutorials for Columbia Faculty

CCNMTL has assembled a playlist of videos on YouTube for faculty. Visit this article in the CCNMTL Knowledge Base to find a forty-five-minute screencast (with table of contents) of a recent New CourseWorks workshop. Other documentation is available in the...

How To Set Up an Academic Guest UNI for CourseWorks

Many instructors invite guest lecturers or students to participate in their courses. In most cases, this is a straightforward affair: the faculty member simply accesses the course management system's control panel and adds the guest's UNI (Columbia University Network ID)...

Using New CourseWorks Features

There are a few important changes to CourseWorks (Columbia's current learning management system) and Sakai (the system that is slated to replace CourseWorks in the future) for the spring 2010 that help streamline the use of both systems. CourseWorks has...

The State of Learning Management in Higher Education

The California State University, via Delta Initiative, an independent consultant, released a report on the state the learning management systems (LMS) market. The report is available as slides and an hour-long WebEx presentation archive that helps give context to the...

Run Internet Explorer on a Mac

Sometimes it is imperative to run Internet Explorer (IE) because a website depends on IE features. For example, some CourseWorks elements only work on IE. For Mac users, this is a problem because IE no longer exists for OS X....

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