Desire2Learn Access

Faculty/Students, The upcoming hardware maintenance for Banner scheduled to start this evening (Friday, March 14th, 2014), WILL NOT affect access to Desire2Learn.  There will be a short maintenance window of work performed by Desire2Learn scheduled for Saturday, March 15th from 1:00AM-3:00AM CST and access during this time WILL BE affected. If you experience any further [...]

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Desire2Learn partial access issue 1-21-14

Last night (1-21-14) between 5:00 and 9:00pm, our campus experienced partial access issues to Desire2Learn (D2L).  Faculty and students were able to access D2L through MyWashburn courses but the direct access to Desire2Learn at https://d2l.washburn.edu/ was not working.  Full access to Desire2Learn has been restored and we do not anticipate any further issues.  We are [...]

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Respondus Lockdown Browser and Outlook

The Respondus Lockdown Browser blocks communication and capture software and applications from running while the Lockdown Browser is running. There are some programs that the Respondus Lockdown Browser requires the user to close manually. Some Washburn users may have Microsoft Outlook as their email client application. The Respondus Lockdown Browser requires that this application be [...]

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Applying Recent Copyright Court Decisions to Distance Ed webinar

Join us this Thursday, Oct. 17th from 1:00-2:00pm in the Shawnee room of the Memorial Union as we listen to a highly interactive webinar from Magna Publications on Copyright.  Learn what resources can be used legally in distance education and how to use them.  Linda Enghagen, J.D. is the presenter for this webinar.  She is [...]

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Link to Library Resources

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Many instructors are taking advantage of the databases and online facilities that Mabee Library has to offer, some of which are new this year. Online Education Support does encourage you to incorporate links to those resources in your Desire2Learn course. Some of these components are set up by their provider to not function within another website, [...]

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ANGEL to D2L Migration Workshop Recording

I recorded today’s Distance ANGEL to D2L Migration Workshop so it may be of help to anyone who can’t attend a workshop. You can find the recording here – http://washburn-its.adobeconnect.com/p8f48iwyin8/

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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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