Providing Formative Feedback

If you are a reviewer, you may review the cells of a site participant's matrix at any time and offer formative feedback on the work you find there. You may also return to a cell you have reviewed before, review any further work that has been done there, and provide additional feedback. To review and provide feedback on a matrix, access the Matrices tool and follow these steps:

  1. If the Matrices home page is not displayed, click the Reset button.
  2. Find the matrix you want to review and click its name. Sakai displays the Manage Matrix screen. The screen displays the matrix. In the upper left corner of the screen, a dropdown list is displayed.
  3. Use the dropdown list to select the name of the person whose matrix you want.
  4. Click Go. Sakai displays a read-only copy of the matrix for the user you specified. Icons in a cell indicate that the user has attached material to it. The background color of a cell indicates its status.
  5. To review the contents of a cell, click on it. Sakai displays the cell.
  6. To review an attached item, click its name.
  7. To enter feedback on the work in this cell, click the Add Feedback link in the "Feedback" section. Sakai displays a screen that contains a feedback form.
  8. Enter comments in the Comments box, and then add a title for your feedback (required) and, if desired, a description.
  9. Under "Access," click a radio button to specify whether the feedback is for public display, for display only to site members, or neither.
  10. To add your feedback, click Add. Sakai displays the contents of the cell again. The title of your feedback is shown in the Feedback section of the screen.
  11. To return to the matrix display, click Back to the Matrix.