Tag: D2L

Prepare for the upcoming transition to Canvas with help from CATL

Not everything in D2L will work in Canvas. The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning will help prepare for the upcoming transition to Canvas through the following workshops and learning sessions. The “Prepping Your Course” series of workshops will help instructors ready their course for the transition to Canvas. The workshops will take place on: […]

Reminder: Inclusive Excellence discussion on digital learning environment, April 14

Consider attending the inclusive excellence discussion from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, April 14, 2017 in MAC 109 to discuss strategies for opening up digital learning environment (tools such as D2L) to all learners. There are some hidden gems in D2L that can help lower barriers to access for students. Tools for increasing engagement (such […]

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 […]