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December 2022 Highlights

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D2L Brightspace updates for December 2022.

This month’s updates for D2L Brightspace include:

  • Assignments – Consolidate availability dates | Updated
  • Quizzes – New create and edit experience coming 2023 | Updated

Assignments – Consolidate availability dates | Update

Instructors can now include availability dates in the Calendar and have greater control over the behavior of availability dates for their learners. As a result, instructors can:

  • Stop late submissions.
  • Let learners view assignment information and submissions after it ends.
  • Schedule the visibility of an assignment.
  • Allow learners to view an assignment while preventing them from attempting it.
  • Post the start and end of an assignment to the Calendar.

The Assignment list page for both instructors and learners now contain all activity dates and date settings, including:

  • Access restricted
  • Submission restricted
  • Hidden

Instructors can choose the default settings for availability dates for any new assignment. The settings are available on the Availability Date Defaults page, which can be found under Course Admin.

The Availability Date Defaults page, the Assignment page with activity dates and date settings

Figure: The Availability Date Defaults page, the Assignment page with activity dates and date settings.

Quizzes – New create and edit experience coming 2023 | Updated

The New Quiz Creation Experience is coming soon in 2023. Learn more from Brightspace about the New Quiz Creation Experience.

New quiz creation screen

Figure: New Quiz Creation Screen


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