Course Link Tool for Loosely Engaging Sakai CLE with Student Information System

A session at Open Apereo 2014 Conference

Monday 2nd June, 2014

11:00am to 11:45am (EST)

The current Site Setup Tool of Sakai CLE provides a way to create course sites for faculty based on the course/section information from Student Information System (SIS). However, it requires several steps to complete and it does not provide a way to let faculty know how many students are willing to use their course site. Also we think that course sites should be created by faculty's willingness to use, and course sites nobody uses should not be created. To assist this strategy, we have developed a new course site setup tool named "Course Link" tool to provide a lightweight linkage tool between Student Information System and Sakai CLE. The Course Link tool is implemented by using Entity Broker and assists faculty to create their course site easily. In our presentation, we will describe our experiences of this tool in 2014 first semester.

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Shoji Kajita


Shoji Kajita is currently a Professor of Kyoto University in Japan with two appointments, one in the IT Planning Office, a part of the Institute of Information Management and Communication, and the other in the Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies. Professor Kajita received his bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in Information Engineering from Nagoya University in Japan in 1990, 1992, and 1998 respectively. At Nagoya University, he served as a Research Associate in the Graduate School of Engineering from 1995 to 1997 and an Assistant Professor in the Center for Information Media Studies (CIMS) from 1998 to 2001. During his work at CIMS, he localized WebCT into Japanese and took the role of WebCT evangelist in Japan as a means of promoting the use of ICT for teaching and learning. From 2002 to 2008, he was an Associate Professor at the Nagoya University Information Technology Center, where he developed the Nagoya University Portal and a next-generation Course Management System for Japanese universities. Before joining Kyoto University in 2011, his most recent position at Nagoya University was that of an Associate Professor in the Information Strategy Office, a part of the university's Information and Communications Headquarters.

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Koichiro Tonomura

eLearning support team, Kyoto University

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Time 11:00am11:45am EST

Date Mon 2nd June 2014


Concerto D, Hilton Miami Downtown

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