New Tools, New Opportunities: Teaching with Sakai


Sakai is Notre Dame’s Collaboration and Learning Environment (CLE), a set of tools that help a faculty member create a web site for a class. The instructor provides the content and Sakai supplies structure, interactivity, and management. This session will

  1. Highlight new tools that have been added to the Sakai environment this fall and
  2. Present ways in which faculty can use Sakai to enhance student learning.

This is not a hands-on workshop. Visit for information on training classes.

Learning Goals:

After successfully completing this workshop you will be able to:

  • describe one or more strategies that integrate Sakai.
  • find additional resources for further exploration.

What to Bring:

Any questions, ideas, and experiences.


(from October 2013)

In the Library:

Boettcher, Judith - The online teaching survival guide: simple and practical pedagogical tips - Hesburgh Library, LB 1044.87 .B63 2010

Online Resources:

  1. Notre Dame's Sakai home page
  2. Demo course - log into Sakai and go to


Can apply toward these graduate student/postdoc certificates:

Visit the Events Page to register or check availability