Create a new project site

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Project sites will not offer the creator with an option to include sections of students (as with Course sites), but will otherwise offer all features within Sakai. Project sites are quite useful for a number of undertakings:

  • Testing new assignment or course design ideas
  • Developing course templates
  • Collaborating among colleagues on teaching & learning or research work that's not related to specific courses

All Brock faculty and staff members are able to create project sites within Sakai.

Open the Sites menu

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Click Create New Site

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Select project site

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Click Continue afterwards.

Add information about the site

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Though not required, the following steps are recommended at this stage:

  1. Edit the site title contain any additional information that might be useful to you and your students. This might include information about the year or the name of the instructor
  2. Add a Description of the course. Note that this information can be edited afterwards
  3. Confirm that Site Contact Name and Site Contact Email are correct
  4. Click Continue

Select Tools and whether to Re-use Material

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Select Tools that you wish to enable immediately within your new course site. Note that it will be possible add or remove tools at any time after the site's creation, as well.

As well, determine whether to Re-use or copy content from a previously used site as part of the new site's creation. This stage can also be performed at any time after the site's creation.

Click Continue to proceed.

Choose whether to Publish or Leave as Draft

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Published sites will immediately become available to students that have been included in the site. Draft sites are visible to the Instructor and Teaching Assistants only.

Click Continue to proceed.

Confirm and Create Site

Confirm that the information presented on the page is correct. Click Create Site to complete these steps.

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More questions about the Sites menu?