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!
I know many of you have seen this error often, but I need to know every time you run into it. We are working with D2L to try to get it resolved, but it's a tough one to find patterns on. Email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) the URL of any page that gives you this error.
Have you ever wanted to be faster in D2L? I'm doing a webinar with the D2L team next Tuesday. Link to register is below.
D2L will release patch 10.8.7 to PPCC Online on Friday, November 16th during the early morning hours. Full release notes can be found on the D2L Community page. The November update will have three substantial changes to how PPCC Online (D2L) looks and will only minimally change how it operates. 1. New look to the … Continue reading D2L Patch 10.8.7 (November)
A small number of instructors who teach at other CCCS colleges may have non-PPCC email addresses embedded within D2L. This is a weakness on how CCCS-IT built the tool between Banner and D2L. It will load your payroll email address into D2L. However, there is a way to redirect your D2L email back to PPCC. … Continue reading Directing D2L Email from Other CCCS Colleges to PPCC
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
Films on Demand has been added to the Insert Stuff menu in D2L. This will allow you to find hundreds of thousands of videos you can directly embed within your course. Note: While the directions below show you how to add a Film on Demand video to a Content page, they can be added anywhere … Continue reading Films on Demand
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