D2L is a web-based tool that really isn't designed to print. However, we recognize that students often want to print materials from D2L. The biggest problem we run into though is, the formatting is all over the place and parts of the page are cut off. The method eLearning recommends to users who want to … Continue reading Printing in D2L
I've spent the last couple of days putting out issues where students can't access the book materials. Often, this is because the instructor has copied the materials from last semester, but didn't click through them yet. Many providers, such as Pearson, Cengage and McGraw/Hill require the instructor to click the link to make the materials … Continue reading Please Configure Book Links
One of the things I want to get better at is communicating what bugs we are working with D2L on fixing. So, once a month, I'll update you on a couple of the higher profile bugs we are working. Document Conversion This one has been going for a long time, but doesn't want to go … Continue reading D2L January Bug Report
D2L's patch 10.8.9 will hit PPCC Online on Friday, January 18th. There will be no down time. Full D2L Release Notes This month's patch has very little that will apply to us. The biggest is the interface in Assignments. The columns have been updated: One column has been removed, "Flagged Submissions". Very few instructors were … Continue reading D2L January Updates (10.8.9)
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When will SP19 classes show up in D2L? SP19 courses appeared in D2L on December 17th. Be sure to check the waffle to see if your are hiding in D2L. If they aren't there, be sure you are enrolled in Banner as the instructor. I have extra classes on D2L that were canceled. How do … Continue reading SP19 D2L FAQ
I am writing this post, because a couple things have come up in terms of my work duties at the college. Namely, that my duties will be shifting to meet the needs of PPCC. I was hired in January of 2015, to be the Course Designer that focused on Digital Accessibility and Universal Design for … Continue reading The Future of OER and Accessibility at PPCC
December is bringing a couple of waves of changes. Being that it's between semesters, most of these changes won't affect instructors and students until SP19 gets underway. While the list looks long, there are only a couple the average user will see. December 20 D2L moved from a local sever to AWS. Students and Instructors … Continue reading D2L Patch 10.8.8 and December Changes
The last few weeks have brought a run in questions about email. So, I thought I'd clarify a few topics. D2L Does Not Have an Inbox All email goes to a student's official college email @student.cccs.edu. There isn't an Inbox in D2L. (Yes, some students do configure the widget to access their email from within … Continue reading No Email Inbox in D2L
Today, Rob Fredricksen joined our team in eLearning as an Instructional Technologist. He will be helping us with faculty support. Rob moved to Colorado Springs almost 3 years ago. He previously served as an Assistant Chief Technology Officer (and other titles) for Vermont Technical College (VTC) for 16 years. He was VTC’s first Instructional Technologist … Continue reading Welcome Rob Fredricksen!