Building the Next Generation of Sakai

Student Interns

Callista (Callie) Scholer
Michelle Tai
Kyle White
William Yu

Project Leads

Michael Greene
Jolie Tingen

Year

2019

Description: 

Sakai is an open-source learning management system that is widely used by higher ed institutions around the world (approx. 250-300). A team of students collaborate work with Duke Learning Innovation and the open source Sakai community to modernize the existing front-end of the Sakai product, ultimately impacting all Sakai users. Students will use variety of tools including HTML, SASS, Javascript, Apache Velocity, and Java.

Sakai logo

Student Participants: 

Callista (Callie)

Scholer

Callie Scholer
Major: 
Computer Science, Statistical Science
Class: 
Rising Sophomore
Graduation Year: 
2022

I am a computer science major in the class of 2022. I am in Duke Army ROTC and a member of the Duke International Relations Association. In my free time, I enjoy reading, coding, running, and going for hikes.

Kyle

White

Major: 
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science
Minor: 
Physics
Class: 
Rising Sophomore

My name is Kyle White, and I am from Naples, Florida. Some of my interests include sports, I lettered in both basketball and football in high school, video games, and technology. I will be going into my sophomore year at Duke next year and plan on double majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science with a minor in physics.

Michelle

Tai

Michelle Tai
Major: 
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science
Class: 
Rising Sophomore
Graduation Year: 
2022

I'm a rising sophomore studying Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science. I'm interested in exploring the intersection between art and technology, as well as gain more insight into the field of user interface and experience. I also love doing hands-on projects! Outside of classes, you can find me volunteering at the Duke Canine Cognition Center, taking photographs for The Chronicle, hanging with my friends, or playing with Nugget and Peaches (I LOVE animals).

William

Yu

William Yu
Major: 
Computer Science, Mathematics
Class: 
Rising Sophomore
Graduation Year: 
2022

Hi, I'm a Freshman (Trinity '22) and I'm interested in studying Computer Science at Duke. Outside of school, I enjoy hiking and camping with Duke's Outing Club, listening to music, and playing soccer and tennis.

Project Leads: 

Jolie

Tingen

Jolie Tingen
Department: 
Learning Innovation
Title: 
Learning Technology Analyst

Michael

Greene

Michael Greene
Department: 
Learning Innovation
Title: 
Learning Technology Services and Strategy