Updated : Tue 10/19/21 Category : D2L

(This list is not all-inclusive. It only shows those changes that will impact faculty the most. The date the updates will take place changes from month to month. You can expect the following updates to be in place by the end of the month.)

 

Brightspace Editor – @mentions in discussion posts and threads with email notifications

This feature updates the Brightspace Editor – Improvements | Updated feature released in the May 2021/20.21.5 release and includes the following functionality:

  • @mentions – In discussion posts, users can now tag other users within the same course using @mentions. Tagged users are notified by alerts in the minibar and, optionally, to receive email notifications.
    The Discussions - mentioned in a discussion post or thread option is displayed to all users under the Instant Notifications area (on the minibar, click on your username > Notifications > Instant Notifications).

Content - Add Print Button to PDF file types

This feature adds the option to print PDF file types to Classic Content.

The Print button is visible when viewing a PDF topic or the Course Overview as a PDF. This button will also only appear for users with Compile and Print Content permission.

No option to print PDFs was previously available.

PDF view in Brightspace Classic Learning Environment - Content prior to this release, highlighting the absence of a print functionality.
PDF view in Brightspace Classic Learning Environment - Content prior to this release, highlighting the absence of a print functionality.
PDF view in Brightspace Classic Learning Environment - Content highlighting the location of the Print button.
PDF view in Brightspace Classic Learning Environment - Content highlighting the location of the Print button

 


Available Blogs

 cascade
 D2L
 resourcespace