Tag Archive for "course management"

A view of the class progress Finding non-engaged students (and imposters)
Use the Class View of the User Progress tool to get a view of student activity during the first week to identify students who are struggling, and maybe even an imposter! Posted June 30, 2015
Using Intelligent Agents 1
Learn more about intelligent agents in D2L Posted May 5, 2015
D2L Mooc for effective practices using the learning environment
Learn more about the D2L Learning Environment and some effective practices from this free online MOOC. Posted April 7, 2015
The learning analytics cycle Using small data 2
Forget big data. Use small data like class access or quiz scores to improve student learning through the learning analytics cycle. Posted March 9, 2015
What do you think about online course materials sharing? What do you think about online course materials sharing? 1
Steve looks at the merits and demerits of course sharing to kick off a conversation with the larger college. Posted February 9, 2015
Screen shot of stats for student Who’s Using the Content Area in Your Class?
Find out which content your students are viewing in your course with this nifty report. Posted March 3, 2014
feedback icon Providing timely feedback to students
This week’s topic may come across as a “well duh” concept, but timely feedback from an instructor is identified over and over as an important way to keep students engaged. Posted November 12, 2013
Help students monitor progress using Completion Tracking in Desire2Learn
One key to being a successful online student is the ability to be self-motivated. The asynchronous nature of distance learning means students can miss the kinds of cues that would help keep them on track in a face to face class, such as showing up to a class and having to physically turn an assignment […] Posted October 21, 2013
Calendar icon End of summer 2013 tasks
We’ve put together a great guide that will walk you through end of term tasks for instructors. The guide covers adjusting access dates, backing up courses, submitting grades and more. Then, when you’re all done, you can check out our equally useful guide for getting ready for the Fall term. Posted September 4, 2013