D2L version 10.3 is scheduled to be available at UWM at 10 a.m. on June 10, 2014.

This brief video shows some of the changes: “sneak peek” video for instructors.

And here are descriptions of  just a few of the changes we will see in June:

Discussions

screen shot of D2L Discussions area in version 10.3

  • Additional statistics
  • More modern look and feel
  • Additional options for rating messages
  • “Must post first” option available at Forum level
  • Instructors can restore deleted Forums and Topics
A whole new look in Discussions.

 

 

Dropbox

  • Bulk upload feedback files
  • Leave feedback for submissions received outside D2L Dropbox
  • Instructor can restore deleted Dropbox folders and submissions
  • Students can view rubric associated with Dropbox before and after submission

Grades

  • New “milestone” calculated grade item type

Quizzes and Surveys

  • Add / edit questions from Properties tab
screen shot of the Quiz Properties tab in D2L

More convenient location for adding and editing questions in Quizzes and Surveys

Content

  • Document templates
  • Content map and navigation
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