Requesting Online Course Access for Deans/Chairs

Faculty/Staff,

As you progress through the semester and have a need to request access to online courses that you are not the primary instructor for, please follow the guidelines below to request that access.  These guidelines can be found under the Desire2Learn Tips and Guidelines section of Online Education Support’s website.

Online Course Access Guidelines

Typically this third party access is granted to Deans, Associate Deans,  or Department Chairs for a variety of reasons.

For questions, more information, or to submit your request, please contact:

online-ed-support@washburn.edu  .

Online Education Support can also be reached at 785-670-2381 .

 

 

Desire2Learn upgrade to 10.3

Tomorrow our instance of Desire2Learn will be upgraded to 10.3 .  D2L will not be available May 22nd, 2014.  Some of the features/enhancements you will see in 10.3 include:

  • New locations for menu items, such as Change Role
  • New Widget-Book List
  • New left-side tab
  • Enhancements to: Add Activities in Content area
  • Change file option
  • Discussion-students can now grade each others’ posts, restore option
  • Dropbox-grade students before they have submitted a post, evaluate link
  • Quiz-new assessment tab, ability to set time limits for review

Remember Desire2Learn will not be available on Thursday, May 22nd; so please plan accordingly.

For support contact online-ed-support@washburn.edu .

 

 

Desire2Learn Upgrade – No access May 22

Washburn’s instance of Desire2Learn will be undergoing a system upgrade beginning May 22nd. During this upgrade, Desire2Learn will be unavailable to any user.

For information regarding the semester scheduling surrounding this upgrade window, please see the Spring 2014 and Summer 2014 Academic Calendars.