When I first saw the new My Courses widget with Daylight, I had very mixed feelings. Yes, it added some much needed color and images to the front page of D2L. However, with those tiles came some substantial drawbacks. The loss of the list, the ability to filter and put the tiles in custom order … Continue reading My Courses and the Waffle
FA18 shells were loaded on August 7th. If you are missing a course, please search using the waffle. Yes, you can change the course images. I've seen some great ones! Email now all goes to Outlook. If you click on any email links in D2L, it'll send emails there. (There is no more D2L Email … Continue reading FA18 FAQ
This morning, I had a faculty member point out that Pearson has changed their MyLabs and Mastery widget. The old one was green. The new one is much more muted and smaller. This does not change any functionality.
D2L does monthly updates. Most of the items they update are bug fixes and small quality of life changes. Recently, however, they have started to incorporate larger changes as part of their monthly updates. So, I'm going to share some of the highlights here. D2L's July update (v 10.8.3) Popup indicating maintenance mode on IE … Continue reading July 2018 D2L Update
There are two common question themes I've been getting since Daylight went active; D2L Email changes and the new My Courses widget/Waffle. D2L email has been turned off and the links now point to ppcc.edu and student.cccs.edu addresses. So, be sure to check your Outlook/OWA account regularly as this is where all of your email … Continue reading One Week In…
Every month, D2L puts out an update. Most of the changes are minor or have bug fixes. However, with an increased push on updates to core D2L tools, I've set as a goal to better communicate the monthly updates and let you know how they may affect you. This month's update has two substantial changes … Continue reading May D2L Updates (10.8.1)
This morning, I flipped the switch and turned on the new Daylight look to D2L. A couple of minutes later, I turned off D2L email. So, the Daylight changes are now live. If you run into any issues, please contact eLearning or comment below.
The SU18 courses are ready with instructors and students enrolled. Student access will begin on the official first date in Banner. (Daylight changes scheduled for May 15th will alter the look of all courses, including SU18, but will not affect materials loaded.)
Next month, we are integrating student/Outlook email with D2L. Several common questions have come up, so I thought I'd post them here. Will the email links in D2L still work? Yes! The only difference is, instead of sending the email to the internal D2L system (ucourses.com), it will go to student or ppcc.edu (Outlook) accounts. … Continue reading May Email Changes FAQ
D2L changes (Daylight) are coming May 15th and one of the biggest changes will be how the My Courses widget looks and operates. Right now, all of your courses appear as a list of links in the widget and there are filters based on Role and Semester: However, with the new Daylight look to D2L, … Continue reading Use the Course Selector (Waffle)