Educational Technology in Higher Education
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Sakai Open Academic Environment (OAE) 1.4.0 release

Sakai Open Academic Environment (OAE) 1.4.0 release | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it

The Sakai Community is pleased to announce the release of the Sakai OAE version 1.4.0.

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Dynamics of a University Educational Technology Portfolio: Sakai at Charles Sturt University

Dynamics of a University Educational Technology Portfolio: Sakai at Charles Sturt University.
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The course Web site is integral to the success of blended or online learning

The course Web site is integral to the success of blended or online learning | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Here at UM we use CTools, an implementation of Sakai. While this is a perfectly reasonable CMS, it was built to support a class from a different era, one in which the professor is the center of learning and students are simply the recipients of knowledge.

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E-portfolios, Sakai, and ‘new paradigms’

E-portfolios, Sakai, and ‘new paradigms’ | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it

In this article, Batson argues that Sakai’s OAE (Open Academic Environment – formerly Sakai 3) reflects a new paradigm of online learning, moving from an instructor-led to a learner-led environment based around its e-portfolio capability.

However, surely this will depend on how instructors choose to use it? A true learner-focused environment is likely to include more than one proprietary set of tools. See ‘Designing online learning for the 21st century‘ for an alternative view.

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