The eLearning Consortium of Colorado (eLCC) is holding their annual conference in Breckenridge from April 4-6. eLCC is a group of 2-year and 4-year schools in the region focused on teaching and learning with technology. Their annual conference is a wonderful, casual conference where great ideas flow in the sessions as well as between sessions in … Continue reading eLCC Conference April 4-6
WebEx is the meeting software many instructors use for not only meetings, but class office hours. One feature that WebEx has, is the ability to use not only computer based audio through headphones, but a traditional telephone service to call in. However, on this Wednesday, WebEx will be removing the toll-free call in option. You … Continue reading WebEx Removing Toll-Free Call-In Feature
In my first semester working in Distance Education (now eLearning), I had an instructor (let's call him Will) call me. He wanted to be added to a class by another instructor (let's call her Grace) so he could get a better grasp of the course that he was teaching. Will assured me he had talked … Continue reading Can I Add Others to My Class?
Below are a list of Course Evaluation dates for the largest parts of term. Please remember, for a great majority of classes, surveys open three weeks before the end of the course and close one week before the end of the course. Evaluations are not open during the last week of any course. Reports for … Continue reading Course Evaluation Spring 2018 Dates
This morning, I was sitting in the office clearing some email when a frustrated student (let's call her Amelia) comes to the front desk. I overhear Amelia frustratingly say her email isn't working and ITSS had sent her to eLearning. After stepping in, I asked Amelia if it was her student email. She replied yes, … Continue reading A Student Email Story
Full Disclosure: I have taught Computer Networking for CCCOnline since 2003 as an adjunct. CCCOnline starts their SP18 term this morning. CCCOnline has been the subject of an increasing number of questions in the past few weeks, so I thought I'd use this time to explain a little about the organization and what it does. … Continue reading What is CCCOnline?
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