This content was published: December 16, 2019. Phone numbers, email addresses, and other information may have changed.
December 2019 Highlights
Posted by Donna Swanson
D2L Brightspace 20.19.12 updates for December 2019 – This will be installed on Thursday, December 26th. This month’s updates will Include:
- Assignments – File size information will be included on submission receipt emails
- Assignments – Submission ID’s will display for students
- End of Support for Internet Explorer
- Content – HTML templates are sorted in Alphanumeric order
- Content – Sort order of the upload/create menu has been changed
- Release Conditions – Sort order of tools in release condition menu has been updated
Assignments – File size information will be included on submission receipt emails
File size information now displays next to the file name in the submission receipt email sent to students upon making a submission to an assignment submission folder.
Assignments – Submission ID displays for students
A new column that displays Submission ID information is visible to learners on the View Feedback page in Assignments. – get a better screen shot
D2L Supported browsers –
As previously announced in the August 2019/20.19.8 release, Microsoft Internet Explorer is approaching End of Life (EOL) status as a supported browser. Starting January 1, 2020, Brightspace Learning Environment will no longer support Internet Explorer. As of the December 2019/20.19.12 release, if users attempt to access Brightspace Learning Environment using Internet Explorer an unsupported page appears. The unsupported page contains links to download supported browsers and a link to the End of Life (EOL) communication on the Brightspace Community.
Content – HTML templates are sorted in Alphanumeric order –
To make it easier to find HTML templates when using Content, instructors can select the new Sort HTML Templates by name option from the Content Settings page in Content. Selecting this new option sorts templates in alphanumeric order based on filename.
Content – Sort order of the upload/create menu has been changed
When using the Upload / Create menu to add activities to Content, the placement of the New Assignment option has moved. Previously, it appeared between New Discussion and New Quiz. Now, New Assignment appears above New Checklist.
Release Conditions – Sort order of tools in release condition menu has been updated
When adding Release Conditions to activities or content, the View Conditions for, and Condition Type menus now display tools in an updated order.