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CLEW is used to support teaching and learning in face-to-face courses, distance education courses, and courses that are a blend of the two. Using CLEW, instructors can:


CLEW is also designed to support research and collaboration efforts. CLEW may be used to facilitate ad-hoc collaboration, to administer a study, to collaborate on a grant, or to run a study group between individuals within one or several institutions.


CLEW is part of a global network of educators using open-source software called Sakai, otherwise known as a Collaboration and Learning Environment (CLE). Sakai can be used beyond the classroom as free, open-source software, which offers the ultimate in flexibility, avoids the risks of vendor lock-in and escalating license costs, and can be customized. Also, institutions can join the Sakai environment with other well-known foundation partners like Stanford University, University of California, Berkeley, Indiana University, Yale University, University of MichiganColumbia UniversityOxford University, University of Cambridge, and the list goes on! The global adoption continues to grow. The University of Windsor is one of the first Canadian partners in the Sakai team.

Sakai Institutions across the world

Wiki Content

This wiki is populated with content from the Sakai learning environment's help pages, original works by the authors at the University of Windsor, Brock University and the University of Florida. Some content was copied from the WebCT wiki which is under the GNU Free Documentation Licence, which may or may not be compatible with the Creative Commons share and share-alike licence, but the content was copied with permission by the original authors.

The University of Windsor wishes to acknowledge with thanks, the efforts of the staff at CTLET at Brock University who graciously assisted significantly on this project, and the staff at the University of Florida e-Learning Support Services.

Contact the CLEW Team

If you wish to contact a member of the CLEW Team, email clew@uwindsor.ca and you will be directed to someone who can answer your question(s).

Licence Information

This wiki also uses content from Sakai itself. The Sakai Educational Community License is deemed to be compatible with this sites Project:Copyrights which are under the Creative Commons 2.5 Licence

All content is covered under the Creative Commons share and share-alike licence.

Some content has been sourced from other locations and should be marked as such with the Category:Non-Original Content category marker or one of its sub-categories.

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