Tag: D2L

D2L Classes prior to summer 2013 will be removed mid-April

It’s an early notice, but an important one. Academic Technology Services (ATS) reminds faculty that D2L courses taught prior to summer 2013 will be removed in mid-April. Once a course is removed, it may no longer be possible to recover course materials like grade books or student submissions. Questions and retention requests can be directed […]

A shout-out to CIT for fixing D2L glitch (on a Packers Sunday!)

Prof. Susan Gallagher-Lepak of Nursing, who headlined last week’s anniversary lecture series with a talk on ‘E-Learning,” shared a message via email yesterday for the Log and its readers: Thanks to Josh Goldman who came into the office and worked to sort out a problem with the online learning platform (D2L) during the Packers game, […]

ATS and ‘Gradebook Bonanza’

It’s that time of year again! Rubrics abound, bubble sheets have been scrupulously dotted with No. 2 pencils, pens have jotted countless comments in the margins of essays, and D2L overflows with dropbox submissions and quiz attempts. With grades due May 19, Academic Technology Services is hosting something they call “Gradebook Bonanza,” this week and […]

Attention, D2L users: A 2011-12 purge is coming… act soon, if need be


Nathan Kraftcheck from Academic Technology Services shares the following information, of possible interest to some who use the Desire2Learn course management and learning software: “This message pertains only to D2L courses conducted during the Fall 2011, Spring 2012, and Summer 2012 semesters. Anything after the Summer 2012 term will not be affected. On or about […]

In future, D2L will be automatic, standard equipment


In order to improve the course setup process for faculty and students, Academic Technology Services and the Registrar’s Office are eliminating the need to request a D2L component for courses. Beginning with the Spring 2015 semester, nearly all courses will automatically have the Desire2Learn course shell created for them. Instructors who prefer not to use […]

Power restored in Madison, D2L is back in service

Staff members in UW-Green Bay’s Office of Academic Technology Services report that the power outage and related problems with the servers in Madison have been corrected and the widely used Desire 2 Learn software is again up and running, statewide. The outage temporarily affected UW System access to applications including Shared Financial System and the […]

Patience requested with D2L outage

D2L (Desire2Learn) has been out of service since approximately 7:50 am today (Wednesday, June 18). The widely used online-learning software is instrumental to many summer courses, online and otherwise, being offered not only at UW-Green Bay but across the UW System. The outage is being blamed on lightning strikes from the heavy storms that hit […]

D2L upgrade is coming

UW-Green Bay’s D2L (Desire2Learn) is going to be upgraded June 4, 2014. The changes in this upgrade are minimal. Our friends in Academic Technology Services tell us the new version will entail some changes to the look and feel, as well as new features and improvements. ATS staff will be holding 30-minute upgrade sessions so faculty and […]

This week’s D2L Lunch and Learn is ‘My Media’

The next D2L Lunch and Learn program is “Opening up Communication with ‘My Media.’” Instructors will explore a new tool within D2L which allows faculty a greater ability to use video as a means to give feedback, make announcements, clarify difficult concepts and, of course, lecture. Our friends in Academic Technology Services will repeat the […]