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Sakai 3: The Benefits of 'Everything is Content'

One of the more radical departures that Sakai 3 makes from traditional LMS design is that everything in the system is treated as content. A traditional LMS is an aggregation of tools—discussion boards, grade books, test engines, wikis, assignment drop … Continue reading

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Sakai 3 As Mac OS X, Part Deux

At the risk of sounding a little silly, I’m going to attempt to extend the analogy between Sakai 3 and Mac OS X that I made in my last post. The reason I think this exercise is worth trying is … Continue reading

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Sakai 3 Is Like Mac OS X

There’s an important point about the the forthcoming Sakai 3 that probably has escaped most casual observers. It is close to a ground-up rewrite. Sakai 3 is to Sakai 2 as Mac OS X was to Mac OS 9, in … Continue reading

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Imagining a WeLE

A while back, I noted with some interest Michael Korcuska’s screencast showing off a prototype of some functionality planned for Sakai 3. Some recent related conversation has come up on the Sakai listservs regarding the possibility of including wiki-like capabilities … Continue reading

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Sakai 3 Screencast

Michael Korcuska has a new screencast up showing some of the concepts planned for Sakai 3:   I really like what he’s doing here. These multimedia narratives of concepts still in development should greatly increase the amount and quality of … Continue reading

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