Dec 17

December’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Assignments – File size information in submission receipt email, Assignments – Submission ID displays for Learners, Content – Sort order changes in Upload / Create menu, Grades - Synchronization with Assignments and Discussions via API and import options, Release Conditions – Learners are notified when a release condition triggers new content, & Release Conditions – Updated ordering of Tools

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

Nov 21

November’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Assignments - Improvements to Assignments, Assignments – Letter grading available, Intelligent Agents - Email images and enrollment permission changes, Learning Outcomes – View assessment details on the Outcomes Progress Details page, Quizzes - Restore quiz attempts in the Quiz Attempt log, Quizzes – Save feedback as draft, Quizzes - Set quiz options in Quiz Builder, and SCORM - Improved usability options for SCORM objects

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

Oct 17

October’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Accessibility - Compliance with WCAG 2.1 level AA, Assignments – Change to immersive navigation bar, General - Improvements to consistency, General - Supported browsers, Brightspace Pulse - iOS support, Intelligent Agents - Email attachments, Links - Improved link validation, & Quizzes – Change to immersive navigation bar

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

Oct 14

New Quiz Builder Experience

Quiz Builder saves instructors time by streamlining the screens and work flows for building and arranging quiz content. Instructors can add questions, sections and question pools, or import from the Question library. From a single interface, they can edit, delete and reorder questions. They can also review critical information such as question points and total points in the quiz; mandatory and bonus status and shuffling behavior.

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

Sep 19

September’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Activity Feed - Inline rendering of remote plug-in attachments, Activity Feed - Message posts now support embed codes, Activity Feed - Improved attachment workflow and thumbnail previews, Assignments - Grades entered in Assignments and Grade Book are synchronized, Assignments - Improvements to Assignments, Brightspace Pulse - Activity Feed notifications, Discussions - Grades entered in Discussions and Grade book are synchronized, Learning Outcomes - Learning Outcomes Management page for a course, Quizzes - Rounding Logic configuration variable on by default, and Release Conditions - Release condition for topic completion

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

Aug 15

August’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Accessibility – Compliance with WCAG 2.1, Activity Feed – Visual improvements, Assignments - Assignments list page for Learners, Assignments – Spell check for annotation notes, Notifications - Improvements to course notifications, Supported browsers, Account Settings - OpenDyslexic font setting, Class Progress - View progress against learning outcomes, Email – Add images to messages, Learning Outcomes - Usability improvements, and Quizzes - Restore quiz attempts in the Quiz Attempt log

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

Aug 08

Desire2Learn Brightspace Third-Party Integrations

The integration process between a publisher's materials and Washburn University's learning management system, Desire2Learn Brightspace. This process consists of the initial request, vetting the product and its integration for security, FERPA, and accessibility, and testing the integration.

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By: Marc Routsong

Category: D2L

Jul 18

July’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Accessibility – Compliance with WCAG 2.1, Activity Feed – Pin multiple posts, Activity Feed – Support for courses with sections, Assignments – Edit category improvements, Assignments - Eraser added to Annotations, Class Progress - Default indicator change, Navbar - Display user initials when there is no user profile image, and Surveys - Improvements to the learner experience

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

Jun 19

June’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Discussions - Save feedback in draft state when associated with rubrics, Quizzes - Arithmetic and significant figures questions round up from .5, Rubrics - Consistent assessment experience for Discussions, Rubrics - Updated grading experience for rubrics with learning objectives, & User Progress – Consistent tracking of Content progress across the Brightspace Platform

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

May 17

May’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Assignments – Annotate in full screen, Assignments – Opt-out of Annotations, Assignments – Rotate page using annotation tools, Binder - End-of-life, Discussions - Save feedback in draft state, Learning Outcomes - Map achievement levels to percentage ranges, Quizzes - Full-screen quiz evaluation, Rubrics - Assess learning outcomes in rubric criteria, & Rubrics - Rubrics Grading Experience available for group Assignments and Discussions

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

Apr 17

April’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Activity Feed – Learners can create posts, Activity Feed – Visual enhancements, Assignments – Notification improvements, Discussions - Align learning outcomes to discussion topics, Discussions - Assess discussion threads against learning outcomes, QuickLinks - Create Quicklink to Rubrics, & Rubrics - Align learning outcomes to rubric criteria

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

Mar 21

March’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Activity Feed – Daylight changes to attachment icons, Assignments – Annotate learner submissions, Assignments – Improvements in Assignments, Content – SCORM content report updates, & Rubrics – Rubric icon criteria changed

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

Feb 21

February’s Continuous Delivery Updates

No updates this month

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

Jan 17

January’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Assignment Grader – Evaluate On Paper and Observed in person submission types, Assignments – Improvements to Assignments List view, Document Conversion Service – Enabled by default, Groups – Create new submission types, HTML Editor – Descriptive error message for quicklinks to unavailable activities, Intelligent Agents – Export agent run history to CSV, & Rubrics – Improved rubric creation experience

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L


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