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The Sakai CLE is organized into tools. Below is a list of tools and a brief description of each. All tools may not be available in all sites.

Tool Name

Description

Overview

Course dashboard including course description, recent announcements, discussion, and chat items.

Announcements

View time-critical information about your Course

Assignments

View assignments and submit responses online

Calendar

View assignment due dates and other events of interest

Chat Room

Participate in real-time, written conversations with other course participants concurrently connected

Drop Box

Allows private file-sharing between instructors and students

Forums

Engage in written conversations, not in real time

Gradebook

Compute, store and view grades

Lessons

View sequenced coursework

Help

Access help documentation

Membership (Home)

View courses in which you are a member

Messages

Send email to course participants

News

Display an RSS feed from an external site

Podcasts

Create and get URL for site podcasts

Polls

Take course polls

Preferences (My Workspace)

Set your personal preferences, such as time zone, tab order

Profile (My Workspace)

Set and make public personal information, including pictures

Resources

Store and retrieve course documents

Roster

View list of course participants

Site Info

Instructors can View/Edit site properties and participants can view available groups

Site Statistics (instructors only)

View statistics on your site by user, event or resource

Syllabus

Course syllabus

Tests & Quizzes

View and take tests and quizzes and automatically feed the results to the Gradebook

Web Content

Include external website content in your site

Wiki

Collaboratively edit simple web pages