Nov 18

November’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Assignments – Date picker change, Brightspace Pulse – Dark mode for Android, Content – Enhancements to course content statistics, Content - SCORM completion updates from external systems, Grades – Display total points in Manage Grades, Quiz Builder - Quiz preview available, and Quizzes - Retake incorrect questions in subsequent attempts

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

Oct 21

October’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Brightspace Learning Environment - File types added to restricted upload list, Quick Eval - User interface improvements, Quiz Builder - Question import improvements, and Quizzes - Editing quizzes with previous attempts

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

Sep 17

September’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Assignments – Additional functionality in the new assignment creation experience, Brightspace Pulse for iOS – View Activity Feed posts and comments, Class Progress / User Progress – Include Pulse activity in usage data, Discussions - Visual word count for discussion posts, Question Library – Attach files in arithmetic and significant figures questions, Question Library – Search for and select questions in Question Library sections, and Quiz Builder - Enhanced question reordering

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

Aug 18

August’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Assignments – Additional functionality in the new assignment creation experience, Assignments - Copy assignment option, Brightspace Assignment Grader – End-of-life, Checklists – Copy a checklist, Classlist – User experience changes, Grades - Unrelease all final grades, Notifications - Deleted content links to message, Question Library – Attach files in written response questions, Quizzes – Quiz Builder becomes sole quiz creation method, and Quizzes - User experience updates for editing quizzes with attempts

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

Aug 18

Attendance - PIN and Check-In display error

Brief explanation of the error some users may encounter when viewing the Attendance - PIN and Check-In widget on a D2L Brightspace course homepage. Workaround and solution provided.

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By: Marc Routsong

Category: D2L

Jul 31

Zoom Meetings in the Desire2Learn Brightspace Course Calendar

Integration allows instructors to schedule Zoom meetings within their D2L Brightspace course. Automatically puts Zoom meetings scheduled through the integration on the course calendar with Zoom links.

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By: Marc Routsong

Category: D2L

Jul 21

July’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Assignments – Competencies in the new assignment creation experience, Supported browsers, Quizzes – Quiz Builder Stays On, Rubrics – Accessibility improvements in Rubric creation workflow, Widgets – Awards Leaderboard, and Widgets – Pinned tab in My Courses widget

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

Jun 18

June’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Assignments - Create and edit experience, Learning Outcomes - Detach copied Learning Outcomes from the originating course, Learning Outcomes - Display of outcome hierarchy and search in Quiz alignment picker, Learning Outcomes – Transfer Rubric feedback to General feedback, Rubrics – Accessibility improvements in Rubric creation workflow, and Widgets - My Courses and Updates widgets display unevaluated assignment submissions

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

May 20

May’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Brightspace Pulse - Multi-account login support, Brightspace Pulse - Pin and unpin courses, Calendar - Bulk delete items, and Learning Outcomes – Transfer Rubric feedback to General feedback

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

May 18

Using Zoom to Record and Caption Lectures

How to use Zoom to record lectures and use the auto-captioning feature. How to set up a Washburn Video account so that the captioned videos are stored there.

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

May 06

Handling Incompletes in Desire2Learn

Instructions for Washburn Instructors to grant continued access to their online course to students

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By: Marc Routsong

Category: D2L

Apr 15

April’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Quick Eval – Find and prioritize unevaluated learner submissions in one location, Assignments - Assignments page column name, Learning Outcomes - Ability to copy imported and authored Outcomes as reference, Learning Outcomes - Display of Outcome Hierarchy in Alignment picker and Outcomes Progress, and Learning Outcomes - Search Outcomes in the Alignment picker and Outcomes Progress

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

Mar 20

March’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Announcements – Display author information, Groups – Set exact time learners can self-enroll, Learning Outcomes – Improved ability to navigate Outcome Alignment picker, Rubrics – Confirmation message for partially unevaluated rubrics, Rubrics – Improved accessibility in Rubric grading, Rubrics – Manually map achievement levels to Rubric levels, and Rubrics – Overall Score levels calculated after rubric criteria completion

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

Feb 19

February’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Assignments - Streamlined access to inline feedback, Outcomes Management – Levels of achievement are mapped to rubric levels, Quizzes – Learning Outcomes can be aligned to Quiz questions, and Video Note – Automatic Closed Captioning

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L

Jan 16

January’s Continuous Delivery Updates

General - Support for Internet Explorer Removed, Brightspace Pulse – Additional languages supported, Classlist – Total number of users field and floating buttons, Discussions – Assessment consistency changes, Grades – Export sorting options, Groups – Self-enrollment group capacity, start dates and descriptions, Outcomes Management – Levels of achievement are mapped to rubric levels, & Quizzes – Synchronization with Grades

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By: Sue Taylor-Owens

Category: D2L