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Archive for July, 2013

your q/s, our answers: embed video in D2L

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 30th July 2013

  Qustion: Can I embed video into D2L discussion posts (ie. a youtube video)? Answer: When trying to embed video into a D2L discussion, it breaks with a 500 error. upon examination of the embed code, the protocol is missing from the source. example: <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>  Note the src=”//www….. SOLUTION: In order […]

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Roll over content from previous D2L course to recent D2L course

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 12th July 2013

Qustion: Can you please share directions on how to import D2L items from a course last year into this fall’s D2L course. Login into your recent D2L course (the one you would to roll over content TO) Click Edit Course Click on Import/Export/Copy Components Leave default Copy radiobutton selected and press Start Scroll down to […]

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alternatives to MERLOT (a repository for learning objects)

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 8th July 2013

I was asked for alternative sites to MERLOT ( after I shared my dissatisfaction with MERLOT high prices, e.g., cost for registration. Here is what I have, pls feel free to add more, Plamen I looked for somebody to work with me on Sophia when it started in 2012 (since, differently from Merlot, it is […]

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What’s new for students in D2L v. 10.1?

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 8th July 2013

What’s new for students in D2L v. 10.1? Please let us know ( if you need a D2L orientation session for your classes and/or request through our Technology Instruction form:

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