One frustration I've had with D2L from the beginning was the number of clicks it took for a student to submit a quiz. Well, with the January update, D2L has streamlined the experience. Check out their video of the process below: We will be showing more videos and content relating to Daylight and other changes with … Continue reading Fewer Clicks to Submit Quizzes
As I'm sure you've heard (or will hear) D2L is changing their look and feel on May 15, 2018. On this day, we will also be turning off D2L Email. So, we've created a tag in the Knowledge Base (Kb) named 'daylight' which will link to all Daylight articles. Also, for your convenience, we've added … Continue reading Daylight Kb Created
I've been going to Rampart since I took the job as a Course Designer in 2009. However, one thing we've never had is an official space. Over the years, I've used my old faculty office, the leadership suite conference room and Debbie Willis' office in student life. After 4+ years in Debbie's office, we are … Continue reading Rampart Support in Library
As PDW closed and we headed into the first week of classes this week, we noticed an increasingly common request- clearing out D2L courses. The causes were diverse, from changing instructors, copying the wrong materials to wanting to avoid using the materials loaded by the department. We even had one request where we ended up … Continue reading SP18’s New Common Request
When will courses open? For instructors, courses will be available on December 22nd. Students will get access on the first official date, as defined by Banner on or after January 8th. All Key Dates are listed on the blog calendar. How can I get a Master Semester shell to start early? A request can be … Continue reading SP18 FAQ
As we get ready for our May 15, 2018 rollout of the daylight interface for PPCC Online (D2L), we have finalized the navigation and homepages. This will let us create training materials, including those on the Knowledge Base. So, let's review each page: My Home Navigation Date (Links to Calendar) D2L Orienteering ePortfolio Faculty Resources … Continue reading Daylight Navigation and Homepages Finalized
Inside Higher Ed has an interesting article on whether online instructors should first be online students. I personally have mixed issues as we all learn differently. In order to be empathetic toward online students and the unique challenges of online courses, taking online courses seems like a logical step. On the other hand, taking a … Continue reading IHE: Should Online Instructors Be Online Students?