Sakai Help

SakaiWhat is Sakai?

Sakai is a collaborative environment which enables users to upload resources and communicate with other members of shared worksites.

Who can use Sakai?

All faculty and staff members have access to Sakai, and should be enrolled in the standard worksites. If you do not think you are enrolled in the correct worksites, please contact Educational Technology support for assistance.

How do I use Sakai?

Sakai is located at http://sakai.udmercy.edu/

Log in using your TitanConnect credentials. The menu on the left-hand side provides access to the tools in a worksite. Documents are located under "Resources." Click a file's name to download/view it.

If an email address is provided, messages sent to that address will be forwarded to all worksite members and a copy will be stored in the "Email Archive" section of the worksite.

Sakai has an online help index which explains common activities in step-by-step instructions. It can be found here: https://sakai.udmercy.edu/portal/help/main

Other communication tools, including real-time chat and threaded message boards, are available in some worksites. For help using these tools, please contact Educational Technology support for assistance.

Common Worksites

The following work sites are available to all faculty and staff members. If you need access to one of these worksites and it does not show up on the list at the top of the page once you log in to Sakai, please contact Educational Technology support staff for assistance.

Name
Description
SOD Clinic Admin. Documents from the office of Clinic Administration.
SOD Curriculum Mgmt. Plan Documents related to the Curriculum Management Plan.
SOD Dean's Office Documents from the office of the Dean.
SOD In-service Docs Documents from in-services or presentations given at the SoD.
SOD OSCE (email) Communication and documents related to the OSCE
SOD Photos Photos from School of Dentistry events.
SOD Prof. Dev. Plan (email) Communication related to the Professional Development Plan.
SOD Research (email) Communication and documents related to research projects.
SOD Residents (email) Communication and documents related to the resident programs.
SOD Syllabi Syllabi, curricula and related documents.

Committee Worksites

If you are a member of any of these committees you should have access to the worksite. If you do not, please contact Educational Technology support for assistance.

Name Description
SDC Faculty Assembly School of Dentistry Faculty Assembly
SDC DH Admissions (email) DH Admissions Committee
SDC DH Curriculum (email) DH Curriculum Committee
SDC DS Admissions (email) DS Admissions Committee
SDC DS Curriculum (email) DS Curriculum Committee
SDC Faculty Develop. (email) Faculty Development Committee
SDC Grad Education (email) Graduate Education Committee
SDC Info. & Tech. (email) Information and Technology Committee
SDC Materials & Instruments (email) Materials & Instruments Committee
SDC Nominating (email) Nominating Committee
SDC Rank & Tenure (email) Rank & Tenure Committee
SDC Strategic Plan. (email) Strategic Planning Committee

Department/Program Worksites

If you are a member of any of these departments you should have access to the worksite. If you do not, please contact Educational Technology support for assistance.

SDD Bio/Diag Sciences (email) Department of Biomedical & Diagnostic Sciences
SDD Endodontics (email) Department of Endodontics
SDD Oral Surgery (email) Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
SDD Orthodontics (email) Department of Orthodontics
SDD Patient Mgmt (email) Department of Patient Management
SDD Pediatric (email) Department of Pediatric Dentistry
SDD Perio & Dental Hygiene (email) Department of Periodontology & Dental Hygiene
SDD Restorative (email) Department of Restorative Dentistry