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Sakai Orientation for online students of the Talmudic Law & Jurisprudence Certificate Program Michigan Jewish Institute Academic Catalog and Student Handbook
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The Certificate in Talmudic Law and Jurisprudence ➢ Promoting scholarship of the Talmud & Codes ➢ Equipping students with relevant theoretical and practical background ➢ Effective and pleasant learning environment ➢ Acquisition of moral values and integrity
Admission Requirements 1.Talmudic High School graduation or its equivalent; 2.Competence in the entire Pentateuch and commentaries; 3.Previous completion of at least 150 folio pages of Talmud; 4.Competence in the laws and customs in the Code of Jewish Law (Orach Chaim) and a personal commitment to their observance. 5.Entrance exam.
Your MJI Email Address The first initial of your first name, your last name, and the last 2 digits of your social security number followed by “@mji.edu.” Example for Dov Cohen: email@example.com@mji.edu Default Password to your MJI email account is your 11 digit Student ID. To log into your mail, go to mail.mji.edu. MJI staff will only send and respond to emails from your MJI email address.
Username ________________________ Password Click “Sign In” to enter your account Type mail.mji.edu into your browser’s URL
Your Virtual Campus Sakai To login, go to: mjionline.mji.edu
Type mjionline.mji.edu in the Mozilla Firefox brower’s URL. Then press ‘enter’. Do NOT type it into the Google search bar
Enter your User ID here, e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org Enter your password, which is your 11 digit Student ID here
Click preferences to set your time zone My Workspace tab A tab like this is a course. Click to enter.
If you can’t see this semester’s courses click here for more options
Lectures - You can listen on this page or download and put on your MP3. Click on the link to access your forum discussion forum
The question for discussion Click on the button to answer the question.
Rules for commenting: 1.Observe Netiquette rules - be polite 2.Must answer the question 3.Must provide reasoning. Grading will be 0 - 5: 0: a non-academic response 1 - 2: Academic response without reasoning 3 - 4: Academic response with some reasoning 5: A well-thought out academic response with reasoning Give your response a title. Write your response here When you’re finished, click ‘Post’.
Rules for replying: 1.Respond politely. 2.“I agree” or “I disagree” are not considered responses and will earn you 0 points. 3.You can respond “I agree because...” or “I disagree because...”, respond with a follow up question, or respond with a follow up statement based on the initial response.
Type your response here
Click to return to the unit page to take your test.
Once you participate in the forum discussion, you will see a checkmark. Then you can take your test. Click on the link to the test to begin your test.
Click ‘Begin Assessment’ to start your test.
Look at the ‘Time Remaining’ bar to see how much time you have to take the test. Pledge of honesty
Click ‘Gradebook’ to see your test score.
Each week you must: ➢ Study your course materials ➢ Listen to lectures ➢ Participate in Forum discussions ➢ Take the test You must do this for the Talmud course as well as the Halachah course
General MJI Course Policies ➢ Weekly Attendance ➢ Homework ➢ Grading ➢ Academic Honesty
Hatzlachah Rabbah We hope that you now understand how to participate in your MJI online courses. Best wishes for a great semester!