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Instructional Technology Development Program

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Instructional Technology Development Program


​​Our instance of Sakai will be offline between 8 AM - 1 PM on Monday July 3 as part of the scheduled upgrade to version 11.

To prepare your browser for the upgrade, we recommend clearing the browser cache: visit​ for instructions.

If you still can't access Sakai after 1 PM on 7/3, please email or call the IT HelpDesk at 401-865-HELP (that's x4357).


The mission of the Instructional Technology Development Program is to support faculty in the thoughtful and creative integration of instructional technologies in teaching and learning at Providence College.

Group Wo​​rkshops

Hands-on workshops are generally offered in mid-August through early September, mid-January, and the week after Commencement.​​ 

The 'New' Sakai 11

The 'New' Sakai features a sleeker, more modern look with redesigned menus and responsive interface that allows you to easily work on Sakai from any device: desktop, mobile, or tablet. 

With this new update your favorite Sakai tools will still be accessible, with the addition of new a Gradebook option. The only tool that is being retired is the "Discussion and Private Messages Tool", and tools like "Lesson Builder" will have improved features. The Sakai Help and ITDP Teams will keep you updated in preparation for this exciting upgrade.​ 

Please see Sakai 10 and 'New' Sakai 11 Comparison Document.​​​

ITDP Spring 2017 Newsletter​​​

Questions about Sakai:
​​Sakai - login​

For consultations: