Sakai and Google Integrations

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

Wednesday 5th June, 2013

9:00am to 9:45am (PST)

In 2012 the University of Michigan signed a 10-year contract with Google to provide Google Apps for Education to the academy. As a result, there has been significant interest among faculty, students, and campus leadership for integrations between the CLE and various Google tools. This sessions will discuss what we have been doing to meet those expectations. Specifically we will cover the following developments:

  • Setting the Groundwork: Provisioning Google course groups with our student information system
  • Baby Steps: Our initial (somewhat superficial) integrations
  • Google Calendar: Full integration of the Google Calendar interface into Sakai, leveraging the FullCalendar javascript library
  • Dynamic Links: Integrated links with dynamic "badges" which provide a visual representation of new notifications in Google Mail, Drive, Calendar, and Google+
  • Future Integrations: Provisioning Google Drive folders for course sites. Automating assignment postings in Google Calendar. Google Hangouts in Sakai.

Presentation Slides: https://docs.google.com/a/umich....

About the speaker

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John Johnston

Lead Business Systems Analyst

John Johnston lurks the boundaries of academic technology seeking ways
to make the technological and pedagogical building blocks of the
teaching and learning domain stick together. John is the Product
Manager and Lead Analyst for the Teaching & Learning Team in the
University of Michigan Information Technology Services. Technologist,
author, digital artist, and musician, he has worked in the academic
technology field for over 20 years managing the intersections between
teaching, technology, and innovation.

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Time 9:00am9:45am PST

Date Wed 5th June 2013


Diamond II, The Westin San Diego

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