Content – Print/Download Function added to Overview | New Users can now download and print an uploaded syllabus from the Course Overview area of Content . Note that if the d2l.System.Services.DocumentConversion.IsEnabled configuration variable is enabled, all document types except PDF will display the Download and Print options (PDF will only display the Download button). If the configuration variable is not enabled, only GIF, […]
Turnitin – Improvements to version 2 of the Turnitin Integration | Updated The following improvements have been made to version 2 of the Turnitin (TII) integration: Learners can also view GradeMark feedback in User Progress under Grades and in Content. Error and status messages are being improved upon. Rubrics – Improvements to rubric feedback for learners | […]
Assignments – An assignment folder can be set up to receive a block of text instead of a file. Instructors set whether a file is required or whether text can be submitted. Course admin – Courses can be sorted and filtered by semester and the users role in them. Homepages – Widgets will look different […]
Video and audio content can help to make web pages and course curriculum more engaging. However, they can also erect barriers unless delivered with accessibility in mind. When delivering video content, you must consider the following accessibility issues: Some people are unable to hear audio. Therefore, audio content such as audio-recorded lectures or podcasts must […]
The following best practices are provided to help you maximize the accessibility of your documents. The resources available support both faculty and staff creating materials for the public. Each resource listed below links to a how-to page. Each page also provides a printable cheatsheet for reference. Microsoft Products Microsoft Word Microsoft Word is currently the […]
Grade Settings Select Grades on the course navigation menu and then select Settings. Select the Calculation Options Select Weighted or Points. Select whether ungraded items are dropped or treated as zero. Save then Close. Add Grade Categories From the Manage Grades tab select New and then Category. Enter the category Name. Enter the category Weight (if […]
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Copy Course – now offers a date offset during copy. Grades – Linked discussion threads from the gradebook. A long-awaited feature. Groups – manage groups with new locked headers for easy navigating. HTML editor – emoticons are available. I know we’ve all been wanting this! ;~} Quizzes – Question pools replace random sections Rubrics – […]
Grades – Enter grades screen have a locked column and row header for easy navigating. Manage Dates – ability to offset more date items. Tool renamed to “Type”. When copying a course there is a button which links to the manage dates tool.
Grades – Add Feedback in Bulk to all learners Groups – create sub groups or groups of only one section Manage Dates – More dates appear for items in the course including: discussion topics/forums, quis reports, checklists, surveys.