New Version of Desire2Learn Coming
***NOTE: To review communications which have already been sent out regarding the upgrade, please visit: http://www.lcc.edu/elearning/faculty/documents/d2l10/communications/index.aspx.
|Professional Activity Day||Introduction to the look and feel of the new version of Desire2Learn.||January 2013|
Mini-bar for accessing courses, notifications, and personal
Streamlined layout on both desktop and mobile versions.
Optimized for tablets and mobile devices.
Use of drop-down menus to reduce toolbar size.
Ability to drag files directly from the desktop into the
course with no additional menus.
Ability to drag-and-drop files for course organization.
Streamlined content menus to improve workflow and reduce the number of necessary menus to make changes.
Streamlined content creation utilizing drop-down menus.
|Communication Enhancements||Post First option
will now be available within Discussions.
Improved interface for Discussions.
Improved workflow for assigning grades and feedback within
Dropbox including the ability to release all feedback at
iPad Grader application available allowing Instructor to view and grade Dropbox submissions.
Ability to set a Dropbox due date independently of its availability.
Import and export availability for Rubrics.
Ability to view submitted assignments directly from the
gradebook without having to navigate away to the individual
Ability to export the gradebook directly to the Microsoft Excel format.
Uniform display of grades to students across all tools using settings from the Gradebook.
Redesign of the user progress tool allowing for more in depth reporting on student data within a course.
|New Version Review Opportunities||Preview
Sessions: provides an in depth look at the new
enhancements within Desire2Learn with opportunities to ask
questions of eLearning staff.
1. April 24, 2013; 4:00pm - 5:00 pm; TLC 127
2. April 25, 2013; 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm;
West Campus M124A
3. April 26, 2013; 11:00 am - 12:00 pm;
New Version Summary: includes all of the information that has been sent out previously in one location for those who wish to view all the videos at once.
Drop-In Sessions: will be scheduled for Instructors to get assistance.
|April and May 2013|
|New Version Available||Instructors will
have access to the new version.
Summer 2013 course shells will be available.
Information on the New Version of Desire2Learn for Students
|What's Available for Students||
Email sent to students including a summary and video
Summary handout available at the Welcome Center.
Announcement placed in Desire2Learn including a link to the video preview.
Video preview located into the Training LOR for Instructors to place within their course.
|March and May 2013|
Technology and Learning Center, Room 427
Phone: (517) 483-1839
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