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Sakai Courseware Management by Michael Korcuska, Alan Mark Berg

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Commonalities between tools

There are many types of relationships and collaborations between users of a Sakai site. An instructor may wish to push information out through announcements, notifications, and messages. They may communicate their knowledge through blogs, forums, Wikis, or via stored files in Resources. The Podcast tool is an easy method for delivering the recorded voice of lecturers. In the future, live interactions will happen with the contrib tool, Agora (http://agora.lancs.ac.uk/), which is an online meeting tool with white board functionality.

Sakai is flexible: the owner of a site can choose which tools to include and decide on the permissions for each of the user roles. Perhaps the site owner wants a less instructor-centric view ...

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