Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Located on the second floor of Building E
Wondering how to use the Sakai LMS? On the ETI’s Resources page, you can view Quick Reference Guides to help you get started with Sakai.
The ETI has worked with the Office of the USUHS Chief Knowledge Officer to develop a set of quick reference guides for using the Sakai learning management system (LMS).
The following Sakai guides are available (Click the name to open the .pdf version):
The ETI has worked with the USUHS Office of the General Counsel to develop a set of guidelines for faculty to refer to when they use content from copyrighted sources in Distributed Learning (DL) course materials. These guidelines are designed to help faculty members by providing a common-sense approach to citing sources when transitioning spoken presentations to a more permanent format for distribution to a wider audience. To download the guidelines, which are provided in a .pdf document, click here.
Discussion_Board_Questionsv4_handout.pdf –This document, which provides the slides used at the lunchtime seminar on using discussion boards in teaching, describes the benefits of using discussion boards and provides recommendations for writing effective discussion board questions.
Note: though the session title includes “Blackboard” and Blackboard is mentioned in the handout, the techniques described can be used with discussion boards in any LMS, including Sakai.
DB_Creation_Techniques.pdf- This document, which was used as a handout at the lunchtime seminar on using discussion boards in teaching, provides explanations of different types of discussion board questions and postings.
Aligning_Objectives_and_Activities.pdf- This document suggests online activities that can be used to support different types of objectives.
061207_GRHO_objective_verbs.pdf- This document contains a list of verbs that can be used when writing higher-order and lower-order objectives
061207_GRHO_triangle_domains.pdf- This document contains a list of learning domains and a graphic depicting the relationship between objectives, learning activities and evaluation
032707_GRHO_lower-order_objectives.pdf- This document contains the slides that were used during the grand rounds session entitled “What “RIMEs” with COPD: Developing Learning Objectives and Preliminary Lesson Plans”
121206_GRHO_USUHS_ETI_intro.pdf- This document contains the slides that were used during the grand rounds session entitled “Using Technology to Improve Clinical Teaching”