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access-editing Start and End Dates for a Single Item Manage Dates tool in D2L Brightspace
The Manage Dates tool can help you to change most of the dates in your course. Start, End, and Due dates for Calendar items, Checklists, Content modules and topics, Discussions, Grades, Announcements, Quizzes, and Surveys presented here in one place and can be edited one by one or can be bulk edited. The Looking dates for Discussions are also can be adjusted here as well. The Manage Dates tool also shows you if the activity is visible if it is in the calendar and more. Posted May 23, 2020
Screenshot of VoiceThread logo VoiceThread
Greg Kaminski shares information on using VoiceThread to humanize your online courses. Posted May 20, 2020
icon continuous delivery May 2020 Highlights
Release notes for the May release of Brightspace. Posted May 14, 2020
Ally logo Thinking about Accessibility in 2020
Rondi provides an update on the accessibility landscape in 2020 Posted May 7, 2020
May is mental health awareness month Counseling services available to students
PCC Counseling is offering individual and group counseling services as well as social work services remotely. Posted May 5, 2020
icon continuous delivery April 2020 Highlights
A review of some small updates to Brightspace coming on April 23rd. Posted April 12, 2020
Document icon Organizing Content for Student Success! 2
Learn how to organize your course files in a way that simplifies the student experience. Posted April 3, 2020
hybrid graphic showing concentric circles for online, classroom and hybrid What’s up with hybrids at PCC? 7
Greg and Paul share an update on the status of hybrid courses at PCC in March 2020. Posted March 9, 2020
School closures and delays news segment Use D2L Brightspace to keep your course running 6
Learn some techniques for keeping your campus class running with Brightspace. Posted March 2, 2020
Heather Mayer the waterfront Using an “autobiography” assignment to combat a deficit mindset 2
Heather Mayer shares how she approached using an autobiographical and self-reflective intro post to learn what her students knew and their experience. Posted February 24, 2020