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The Apereo Teaching and Learning (T&L) Group meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month to discuss and identify areas of interest and individuals who would like to contribute to working in these areas over the coming year. If you have questions or topics you want to present or hear, please email one of the meeting facilitators.

All Apereo community members are welcome on these calls.

To subscribe to one of the related Apereo mailing lists, please refer to the Communications Page.

Meet the Teaching and Learning Call Facilitators

Matt Burgess, University of Virginia

Matt Burgess
University of Virginia

Neil Caidin, Apereo Foundation

Neal Caidin
Apereo Foundation

Trisha Gordon

Trisha Gordon
University of Virginia

Wilma Hodges

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Meeting Logistics

We are currently meeting on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (1000 - 1100) Eastern Time (New York). If you are in a time zone that prevents you from participating during this time, please contact any of the meeting facilitators to discuss other ways of participating.

Join Meetings via Web Conference and Etherpad

We use Big Blue Button as the online meeting space and Etherpad to capture attendees and meeting notes.

  1. Join the Web Conference
    1. Join Big Blue Button (hosted by
    2. Choose Room 2 from the pop-down.
    3. Enter the password (join the ApereoTL email list or contact any of the meeting facilitators for the password).
    4. For audio by phone, dial: (352) 327-4267 or (855) 215-5935 (United States toll-free), then enter 27617# as the conference PIN number.
  2. Sign into Etherpad by clicking the hyperlinked Agenda topic in the Upcoming Meeting Schedule (at right).

Upcoming Meeting Schedule & Agenda Topics

DateAgenda - Click Topic to Sign Into EtherpadSpeaker & Affiliation
May 2

LAMP Consortium’s annual Pedagogy and Technology Conference

(Note that this meeting will be held in Zoom)

Martin Ramsey, LAMP Consortium
May 16TBDCorri Nicoletti, Marist College
June 6Open Apereo Conferencen/a

Meeting Archives

Apereo YouTube Channel Recordings

Etherpad Meeting Notes, Recordings, and Action Items Archive

Vote for Unscheduled Topics

Open poll

Closed polls

Vote for the (2-3) topics of most interest to you

Log into Confluence to vote for one or more topics, add topics, and/or change your votes.

Texas State marketing project for Sakai
22% 8 votes
Lessons enhancement project phase 2 update (LEaP-2)
19% 7 votes
Sakai Podcasts and Polls
3% 1 vote
Documentation Group update - Wilma
8% 3 votes
Open Badges
6% 2 votes
Migrating from Sakai 10 to 11 - from the Early Adopter trenches
22% 8 votes
Ways to structure your syllabus
3% 1 vote
SVC funds project update
6% 2 votes
Kaltura Media Gallery/KAF Integration
0% 0 votes
3rd party web conferencing integrations
0% 0 votes
Samigo Tests Enhancement Project update (STEP)
8% 3 votes
Apereo projects
3% 1 vote

Unscheduled Topics Wishlist

  • LevelAccess Accessibility Review Summary 
  • Apereo projects (Neal will check w/key project leads)
    • Xerte (Sakai-free zones every other 1st or 3rd Wednesday?)
  • Open Badges


JIRA Teaching and Learning Filter

See table below the Note and Actions table.

Link to 2 minute video showing how to label issues in Jira, that will appear automagically below. 

Key Summary T Created Updated Due Assignee Reporter P Status Resolution
SAK-38302 Add Support for Sending Dates to the Schedule/Calendar Sub-task Dec 09, 2015 Apr 18, 2018 Charles Hedrick Laura Gekeler Minor Awaiting Review Unresolved
SAK-38133 Names of authors of student pages are displayed during peer review, even if pages are anonymous Bug Jul 14, 2017 Apr 18, 2018 Core Team Matt Burgess Major Open Unresolved
SAK-37903 Comments not available for student subpages Bug Nov 01, 2017 Apr 18, 2018 Core Team Matthew Jones Critical Open Unresolved
SAK-37472 Provide a way to zero scores for pages that students don't visit Feature Request Nov 22, 2017 Apr 18, 2018 Core Team Matthew Jones Major Open Unresolved
SAK-37445 Bring Required Indicators in line with Font Awesome Use Feature Request May 05, 2017 Apr 18, 2018 Charles Hedrick Dave Eveland Major Open Unresolved
SAK-37429 Add a draggable deletion marker Feature Request Jun 23, 2017 Apr 18, 2018 Core Team Sean Horner Major Open Unresolved
SAK-37415 Student content / comments available on all pages Feature Request Oct 27, 2017 Apr 18, 2018 Core Team Derek Ramsey Major Open Unresolved
SAK-37404 Set a due date for questions within Lessons Feature Request Jan 04, 2018 Apr 18, 2018 Core Team Benjamin Rappleyea Major Open Unresolved
SAK-34763 Organize Assessments in Folders Feature Request Mar 14, 2008 Apr 17, 2018 SAMIGO TEAM Raúl E. Mengod López Major Open Unresolved
SAK-34754 Each quiz attempt builds on the last Feature Request Jan 18, 2017 Apr 17, 2018 SAMIGO TEAM Rebekah Roehrs Major Open Unresolved
SAK-34753 Tests & Quizzes - Add assessment setting to decide impact of extra credit on total points possible Feature Request Jul 12, 2016 Apr 17, 2018 SAMIGO TEAM Alan Regan Minor Awaiting Review Unresolved
SAK-34743 Add support for QTI export/import to image map question type Feature Request Jan 06, 2016 Apr 17, 2018 Core Team Neal Caidin Major Open Unresolved
SAK-34741 Ability to flag question as Extra Credit Feature Request Feb 01, 2011 Apr 17, 2018 SAMIGO TEAM Nicola Monat-Jacobs Major Open Unresolved
SAK-34725 Submit the answers when the time is over for non-timed assessments. Feature Request Feb 06, 2017 Apr 17, 2018 SAMIGO TEAM Alejandro González Jiménez Major Awaiting Review Unresolved
SAK-34711 Allow instructor to release comments on the overall assessment without releasing questions Feature Request Mar 04, 2016 Apr 17, 2018 Unassigned Terry Golightly Major Open Unresolved
SAK-34710 Penalty factor for test Feature Request Feb 22, 2017 Apr 17, 2018 SAMIGO TEAM Werner Kaiser Major Awaiting Review Unresolved
SAK-34692 Conditional release in Samigo Feature Request Jun 15, 2011 Apr 17, 2018 SAMIGO TEAM Diego del Blanco Orobitg Critical Open Unresolved
SAK-34689 Add warning message when entering a grade that exceeds quiz max score Feature Request Jul 08, 2016 Apr 17, 2018 SAMIGO TEAM Laura Cira Major Open Unresolved
SAK-34682 Allow students to re-submit assessment after due date if multiple attempts are allowed Feature Request Jan 28, 2010 Apr 17, 2018 SAMIGO TEAM Nicola Monat-Jacobs Major Open Unresolved
SAK-34679 Samigo: Soft delete for published exams, with users able to restore Feature Request Jul 25, 2017 Apr 17, 2018 SAMIGO TEAM Tiffany Stull Major Open Unresolved
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