Electronic Course Layout and Presentation System (eCLPS): A Course Site Organization Model at UVa

A session at Open Apereo 2013 Conference (Jasig & Sakai)

Tuesday 4th June, 2013

4:00pm to 4:45pm (PST)

Building upon UVa?s interactive syllabus functionality, we have developed pre-configured site templates to streamline instructor options for structuring and delivering course content. Site templates utilize the Lessons tool as the primary locus for delivery of site content and activities to students. Tools in which actual activities are created are hidden from students in order to direct their access to content and activities from a central source in the site. We refer to this model of site organization as the Electronic Course Layout and Presentation System (eCLPS).

This session will acquaint attendees with site template designs & configurations, enhancements to CKeditor, and improvements that ensure embedded links are updated when content is re-used in new sites, all in support of the instructional design goals that inspired this model of content delivery. We?ll showcase real course sites based on this model and a site template designed specifically for one of UVa?s schools.

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Yitna Firdyiwek

Instructional Technology Advisor

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Trisha Gordon

UVaCollab User Support Manager

Trisha was the project lead for UVa's transition to Sakai in 2009 and has served as the user support manager since then. She enjoys watching the lightbulb go off in people's eyes as she introduces them to the many features in Sakai that they can use to improve and facilitate their work.

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Gail Hunger

Director, Instructional Design

Gail serves as the director of instructional design in the Education Services for the School of Continuing & Professional Studies at UVa. She works closely with faculty who are using Sakai and other instructional technologies for their courses.

12 attendees

  • Benito J. Gonzalez
  • Bryant Serres
  • Emily Corse
  • David Scoville
  • Elizabeth Hodas
  • Gail Hunger
  • Jerry Timbrook
  • Lynn Ward
  • Nicola Monat-Jacobs
  • Sean Horner
  • Trisha Gordon
  • Yitna Firdyiwek

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  • Andrew Sears
  • Karen McPhaul

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Time 4:00pm4:45pm PST

Date Tue 4th June 2013


Diamond II, The Westin San Diego

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