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icon continuous delivery D2L CD update 10.6.1 for May 2016 1
The updates in 10.6.1 are much better than the boring ones from April. Check out the discussion rubric score update. Posted May 10, 2016
faculty member Jeff Edwards records an intro video from his home computer. He's wearing a hat. Weekly video clips 8
Jeff Edwards shares how he personalizes his online classes using weekly video clips. Posted May 9, 2016
Accessible template syllabus page Creating an effective and accessible webpage for D2L
Do you have a plain lecture page in your course? Would you like to make your page pretty, consistent, and accessible like this? Learn what you need to do to create a nice looking webpage in 30 minutes. Posted May 2, 2016
Final-Grades-Unreleased Releasing Final Grades (Running Points) in D2L grade book
Releasing final grades to students is one of the most frequent questions that we hear from our instructors about D2L. Review this simple procedure in the post. Posted April 25, 2016
icon continuous delivery D2L CD update 10.6 for April 2016
Nothing exciting to report in the April CD update to D2L. Posted April 21, 2016
Faculty discussion Faculty development at Valencia College: Could PCC do something similar? 3
Steve Beining talks about Faculty Development at PCC and compares it to Valencia's strong catalog of development opportunities. Posted April 18, 2016
"" Simple instructions for accessibility compliance of your online course content
Some quick answers to questions about accessibility in online classes from Karen Sorensen. Posted April 17, 2016
Allison Gross, English instructor An interview with Allison Gross 3
Peter sits down with English and Writing instructor Allison Gross to talk about how she approaches her online courses differently than her face to face classes. Posted April 4, 2016
icon continuous delivery D2L CD update 10.5.7 for March 2016 1
Highlights from March's 10.5.7 Continuous Delivery update Posted March 8, 2016
action menu for agent New, more powerful Release Conditions 4
The latest update from D2L includes some vast improvements to the way the Intelligent Agent and Release Conditions tools work. Here is a practical example of using the 'Has Not' logic in the tool to notify students who have not viewed the syllabus yet. Posted March 7, 2016