What is Warpwire? Warpwire is a video hosting tool available to use in any Sakai course site. It allows you to upload video files of just about any format into Sakai and share with anyone in your course. You can also create live and/or recorded webcam video. If you are using the Lessons tool, you… Read more »

Have you heard of “Course Hero?” Course Hero is a website that advertises itself as a way for students to “master” their classes. It’s one of a handful of websites that allow students to upload notes from classes they have taken, and access notes other students have uploaded. Similar sites include Study Soup and One… Read more »

FERPA Compliance: Public recordings cannot capture any student identifying data (including images, names and voices) without express written consent from the students (we have a media release form for you to use to get consent). Visit Rice University’s FERPA and Lecture Capture FAQs for more details. Who can record the meeting? By default, only the… Read more »

The SPH Instructional Technology Group holds a variety of events each semester to support faculty, staff, and students in teaching with technology. No events currently scheduled. More upcoming events coming soon.

This semester, the Instructional Technology Group is running a pilot in which recorded lectures can be delivered to a Sakai course and the only people who can see the recording are people enrolled in the Sakai course – even if a link is forwarded to someone not in the course. Making the link private to… Read more »

Below is a list of Frequently Asked Questions about Sakai and related instructional technologies. Expand All FAQs | Collapse All FAQs

Please join us for one of our two Sakai Basics workshops in December! All workshops will take place in the Mayes Center (Rosenau 230) and are open to everyone. There’s no need to register ahead of time. Find a time that will work for you: December 8th, 2 – 3 PM December 13th, 11 AM… Read more »

» Sakai is getting a new look and updated features for Spring 2017. » What to know: Your content will automatically transfer Sakai will have an improved visual design and interface (for mobile devices, too) Tools will get upgrades, including Gradebook Resources Lessons Tests & Quizzes » Learn more! We’ll be doing workshops in January… Read more »