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Sakai and Integrated Tools:

Sakai

  • What it is: Sakai is the University’s centrally supported learning management system. You can use Sakai as a central location to communicate with students, share course materials, and collect assignments.

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Zoom

  • What it is: Zoom is the University’s centrally supported online meeting tool. It is your primary solution for synchronous (live) class meetings and can also be used for lecture recording.

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Panopto

  • What it is: Panopto is a media management system that can be used by UNC faculty, students, and staff to host, manage, and edit video. It is integrated into Sakai for easier video management with courses. It is your primary solution for managing and sharing instructional video content, including Zoom recordings.

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Poll Everywhere

  • What it is: Poll Everywhere is the University’s centrally supported online polling tool. It is your primary solution for live polling using computers or smartphones.

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VoiceThread

  • What it is: VoiceThread allows students and instructors to create, share, and comment on multimedia presentations. It is integrated into Sakai for easy sharing and management.

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Gradescope

  • What it is: Gradescope is an assignment/quiz delivery and grading tool integrated into Sakai. It is useful if you have assignments or quizzes that students need to show written work on (like math equations) or that are answered using bubblesheets. Gradescope integrates into the Sakai Gradebook.
  • Access: Through your Sakai site, or directly here: https://www.gradescope.com/ (Onyen login by choosing “school credentials” and choosing UNC)

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Other Tools:

Canvas

Please Note: UNC-ITS is currently piloting Canvas and will be phasing in full campus use of Canvas as the university-supported learning management system.

See our page on Canvas and the transition.

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Peer Evaluation Tool

  • What it is: The Peer Evaluation Tool enables you to easily deliver team-based peer evaluation surveys. Students evaluate the other members of their team based on questions and criteria you determine.
  • Access: If you are using the tool, you will have a course-specific link to use. You can also access the general login page and go to any course you have set up in the tool.
  • Request: If you’d like to start using the tool, contact us at sph-edtech@unc.edu and we’ll get you set up.

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Bookings

  • What it is: Bookings is an Office 365 app that lets you create a link for students to schedule office hours during free times (or times you designate) on your Outlook calendar. When students use this link, their office hour automatically shows up on your calendar AND you get an email notification.

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Ecree

  • What it is: Ecree is an online tool, available to all students enrolled in SPHG 713. It provides automatic real-time feedback on writing assignments.

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