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Archive for May, 2013

D2L free training videos for Version 10.1

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 23rd May 2013

Free training videos.  See http://mnscuims.mnscu.edu/training.html for links to the videos. Version 10.1 Videos for Teachers From Desire2Learn Community Site: Content Overview User Progress Overview From Atomic Learning (free): 32 short videos–Content, User Progress, Discussions From MnSCU: Content Tool Changes in D2L Version 10.1 User Progress and Discussion Tool Changes in D2L Version 10.1   Version […]

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D2L issue / solution: “Normal” quiz submission

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 23rd May 2013

Issue:  What does the “Normal” quiz submission type mean? Solution:  Within a quiz’s “Restrictions” settings, you can select one of three submission options: Normal, Late or Auto-Submit.  (The default is “Normal.”) Go to FAQ https://d2l.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/1298 for details on “Normal” quiz submission.   I

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D2L issue / solution: Auto-submit quiz submission

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 23rd May 2013

ssue: What does the “Auto-Submit” quiz submission type mean? Solution:  This is a confusing quiz submission type because its name is misleading. Go to FAQ https://d2l.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/1301  for details on “Auto-Submit” quiz submission.   I

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D2L Issue / Solution: recalculate quizzes

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 23rd May 2013

Issue: When grading an individual quiz attempt, you have to go to the top of the page to click Recalculate, then to the bottom of the page to click Save.Solution:  Use keyboard shortcuts to move from top to bottom of page in D2L.  This can be useful on other D2L screens as well.FAQ: https://d2l.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/1330 This issue with the Quiz “Recalculate” […]

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your q/s, our a/s: difference between TA and TA+ in D2L

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 21st May 2013

  Q: I am a faculty member that has received a TA for the first time, and I am trying to add him into my D2L class. I’ve figured out how to add him to the class, but am unsure whether to add him as a TA or as a TA+. Could you explain the […]

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10 iPAD apps for sketches and doodles

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 21st May 2013

http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/05/10-ipad-apps-to-create-beautiful.html Study: Doodling Helps You Pay Attention http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1882127,00.html  

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On Millennials

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 21st May 2013

Millennials comprise the largest generational sector since the baby boomers. As this group enters the job market, training organizations will be forced to find new innovative ways to reach this new audience. http://www.allencomm.com/3-strategies-to-engage-millennials-get-results/

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your q/s, our a/s: extra credit assignment to final grade — check “can exceed”

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 21st May 2013

Q: I have an extra credit assignment that is not adding to the final grade for the class. I would like to make sure that this credit gets added into the final grade. My email is xxxx@stcloudstate.edu and phone number is (320) XXX-XXXXA:I fixed the issue preventing the extra credit items from calculating. When placing […]

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your q/s, our a/s: students registered for class, but cannot see D2L course

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 21st May 2013

Q: As of May XX 1130am my E services (with 11 students) show those names and their ID nmbrs below00XXXXX Doe, John 00XXXXX Doe, Jane but their names are not on D2L classlist. My classlist shows only 9 names. The first day is tomorrow (21st). A:  https://www5.stcloudstate.edu/its/activateaccount/default.asp   — both students need to activate their huskynet […]

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Easy Web Dev: http://www.wix.com/

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 21st May 2013

  http://www.wix.com/

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