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How to Use SAIL

Resources to integrate SAIL into your practice and get started with the SAIL platform

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Videos on how to get the most out of SAIL

Using SAIL
Getting Started

Getting Started With the SAIL Web Platform

Learn the basics of Goals, Opportunities, Moments, and Calibrations in the web platform.
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Creating Opportunities

Creating (Non-Course) Opportunities as an Educator

Use SAIL to share your opportunity with the NU community as an educator, or student organization.
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Adding Virtual Opportunities

Use SAIL to share and manage virtual events, allow students to find them, network, and integrate their learning.
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Detailing A Course

Adding SAIL details to your courses helps learners identify what key skills and competencies they have the opportunity to practice.
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Working With Existing Opportunities

How to Copy Opportunities

Copying opportunities allows you to speed up the process of inputting similar new opportunities into SAIL.
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How to Link Opportunities

Linking opportunities allows you to raise the visibility of your opportunities to learners and better integrate the learning experiences you are offering.
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Managing (Non-Course) Opportunity Enrollment

In SAIL you can add or upload learners, and keep track of the learners participating in your opportunity.
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Helpful Documents

SAIL Snapshot: Quick Guide to the Framework

An overview of the framework, dimensional skills, and foundational masteries.
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SAIL Skills Glossary

Definitions of the dimensional skills and foundational masteries.
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SAIL Graphics and Icons

A downloadable zip-file of graphics and icons that you can use to integrate SAIL branding into your collateral advertising your opportunities that are in SAIL.
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Integrating SAIL
Tools for Introducing SAIL

An Introduction to SAIL

A brief introduction of SAIL and easy ways to introduce it to students.
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SAIL Backward-Mapping Exercise

Use this printable postcard activity to show students how their past experiences contribute to the skills they have developed.
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Social Consciousness Worksheet

Explore the Social Consciousness and Commitment dimension with this worksheet, allowing your students to make related goals in SAIL.
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Mapping Your Opportunity

SAIL-Mapping Worksheet

Use this printable guide to assess how your opportunity maps to the SAIL dimensions, skills, and foundational masteries.
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Developing Learning Outcomes

Use this guide to develop learning outcomes for your opportunity in SAIL.
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In the Classroom

Fostering Academic and Course Success

SAIL helps educators and learners integrate their learning in courses with their prior experiences.
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Using SAIL to Enhance Learning and Retention via Transparency

The SAIL framework helps you articulate what students will practice, get feedback on, and improve their mastery of, within the context of your course.
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SAIL in the Syllabus

Integrating the SAIL framework into your syllabus helps students envision how your course can connect to many aspects of their lives.
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In Your Research

Advancing Your Research Through SAIL

SAIL allows you to network with the NU community and share opportunities for others to get involved in your research through the Opportunity Finder.
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Mentoring With SAIL

An Overview

The advisor functionality in SAIL allows for efficient mentorship, through goal setting, and opportunity and moment suggestions.
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Getting Started

Getting Started With the SAIL Web Platform

Learn the basics of Goals, Opportunities, Moments, and Calibrations in the web platform.
Creating Opportunities

Creating (Non-Course) Opportunities as an Educator

Use SAIL to share your opportunity with the NU community as an educator, or student organization.

Adding Virtual Opportunities

Use SAIL to share and manage virtual events, allow students to find them, network, and integrate their learning.

Detailing A Course

Adding SAIL details to your courses helps learners identify what key skills and competencies they have the opportunity to practice.
Working With Existing Opportunities

How to Copy Opportunities

Copying opportunities allows you to speed up the process of inputting similar new opportunities into SAIL.

How to Link Opportunities

Linking opportunities allows you to raise the visibility of your opportunities to learners and better integrate the learning experiences you are offering.

Managing (Non-Course) Opportunity Enrollment

In SAIL you can add or upload learners, and keep track of the learners participating in your opportunity.
Helpful Documents

SAIL Snapshot: Quick Guide to the Framework

An overview of the framework, dimensional skills, and foundational masteries.

SAIL Skills Glossary

Definitions of the dimensional skills and foundational masteries.

SAIL Graphics and Icons

A downloadable zip-file of graphics and icons that you can use to integrate SAIL branding into your collateral advertising your opportunities that are in SAIL.
Tools for Introducing SAIL

An Introduction to SAIL

SAIL Backward-Mapping Exercise

Social Consciousness Worksheet

Mapping Your Opportunity

SAIL-Mapping Worksheet

Developing Learning Outcomes

In the Classroom

Fostering Academic and Course Success

Using SAIL to Enhance Learning and Retention via Transparency

SAIL in the Syllabus

In Your Research

Advancing Your Research Through SAIL

Mentoring With SAIL

An Overview

Get started with integrating SAIL into your teaching and advising

Get Started with SAIL