Information for Faculty who migrated courses from ANGEL to D2L

If you had your course files migrated from ANGEL by Online Education Support, you will have an extra course in Desire2Learn with that content in it. You will need to copy the files from that course into your Summer or Fall shell. Here is a video explaining how to do that: http://washburn-its.adobeconnect.com/copycourse/. If you need [...]

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Summer 2013 courses in Desire2Learn

Students, In Summer 2013, we will begin our transition to Desire2Learn as our new learning management system (LMS) for online and web-assisted courses.  Some courses will use ANGEL and some will use Desire2Learn for Summer 2013.  By Fall 2013, all courses will use Desire2Learn. What this means for you: Clicking on your course link in [...]

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Desire2Learn courses for Summer 2013

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This past weekend Washburn connected our student information system, Banner with Desire2Learn (D2L) so courses, instructor assignments and student enrollments will flow (real time) to D2L for Summer 2013 courses and all Fall 2013 courses.  Students will be able to access the course link in MyWashburn for Summer 2013 courses taught in Desire2Learn and be linked [...]

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Quality Matters

As many of you are in the process of building your courses in Desire2Learn, please keep in mind the Quality Matters rubric and the standards that will make your course a quality online course for your students. QM Standards 2011-2013-3

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Navigational Training Available and Training Update

Desire2Learn Navigational Training will be available online beginning Monday (March 4th) at: http://blog.washburn.edu/d2l/navigational-training/ It will cover the following topics: Logging in Navigating the homepage Profile, Notification settings, and Account settings Email We will also be providing in person Desire2Learn Navigational training in the TLC lab (Bennett Computer Center, room 102) on the following days and [...]

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Putting it all together

Admin and Train-the-Trainer trainings are now behind us. We are now going to use what we learned to start putting Washburn’s Desire2Learn environment together and create the training materials for our campus training sessions. Lots of work to get done in the next few weeks.

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Desire2Learn training team

A team of faculty and staff have been identified to assist in the implementation and training of Desire2Learn for Washburn University and Washburn Institute of Technology campuses. Thank you to all who are participating in this exciting transition to Desire2Learn! All training team members will be attending a two-day session on campus provided by our [...]

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Desire2Learn Update

As we began our semesters and new courses for the 2013 year, we also began the planning and implementation of our new learning management system, “Desire2Learn (D2L)”.  An implementation team kicked off their first meeting with D2L staff on Friday, Jan. 11th and are already working through the process to get our D2L environment configured [...]

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Desire2Learn Selected

Washburn University has been evaluating three vendor products (Blackboard, Desire2Learn, and Canvas) to replace our current learning management system ANGEL. At the end of November, the Faculty IT Advisory Council, the Online Education Committee, and the Technology Steering Committee met to discuss the input from faculty, staff, and students, and to recommend an LMS for [...]

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