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Sakai Courseware Management by Michael Korcuska, Alan Mark Berg

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Course tools

Depending on how your local institute has set up the worksite setup wizard, you will have the choice of extra tools on top of the ones available for project sites. The following table describes some extra core tools not mentioned in the first table that are more specific to course sites.

Tool Name

Purpose

Common Name

Assignments

For posting, submitting, and grading assignment(s) online

sakai.assignment

Drop Box

For private file sharing between instructor and student

sakai.dropbox

Forums

Display forums and topics of a particular site

sakai.forums

Gradebook

For storing and computing assessment grades from Test & Quizzes or that are manually entered

sakai.gradebook.tool

Mailtool

Send mail to groups in your course (attachment-enabled) ...

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