How do I create a new project site?
All Loyola students, faculty and staff have permission to create new project sites. Project sites can be created either from Worksite Setup or Sites in your Home area.
Select Worksite Setup.
Select the Worksite Setup tool from the Tool Menu in your Home site (i.e., from your Sakai homepage).
Select Create New Site.
Select Create New Site from the actions menu.
Select the type of site.
- Select the radio button to the left of project site.
- Select Continue.
Enter site information.
Enter the site title.
Type a Site Title in the text field.
Select site language. (Optional)
If desired, you can change the default language for your site to any of the available languages listed. Select the drop-down menu and then choose the desired language.
Enter a site description. (Optional)
The information entered into the description area will appear on the site's home page. You may use the Rich Text Editor to format your description, if desired.
Enter a short description.
You may also enter a short description (with a maximum of 80 characters). This short description will display in the publicly viewable list of sites.
Edit the site contact information. (Optional)
Your name and LUC email address will pre-populate the site contact fields. You may edit this information, if desired.
Select Continue to save your changes.
Select site tools.
Place a check mark next to any tools that you would like to use in this project site.
Re-use existing material. (Optional)
You may choose to re-use material from other sites that you own.
- Choose either No or Yes for this option.
- If you select Yes, indicate the site(s) from which to copy content in the list show.
Configure site access.
- Site Status: Select to Publish the site, or Leave as Draft (i.e., unpublished). Unpublished sites are only visible to participants with the "maintain" role, not to participants with the "access" role.
- Site Visibility: Choose whether or not to display the site in the LUC Sakai Site Browser.
- Global Access: Choose to make site access Limit to official course members or to those I add manually (recommended), or Allow any user to join the site.
- Select Continue to save your changes.
Confirm site setup and select Create Site.
If all site details appear correct, select Create Site.