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Increasing Accessibility - May 19, 2016 Online Learning Webinar | D2L

Increasing Accessibility - May 19, 2016 Online Learning Webinar | D2L | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Are you wondering if your courses are accessible to everyone? This webinar will share different approaches that you can take to make sure that you never limit learning opportunities.
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D2L is doing great things with accessibility. Learn about about it!

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Sue Walsh's curator insight, May 9, 6:04 PM
Well worth a look and listen :-)
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Progress Tracking in Desire2Learn 10.3 : The Newer, Better Checklists

Progress Tracking in Desire2Learn 10.3 : The Newer, Better Checklists | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

by Alex Joppie: Progress tracking turns your Content area into a checklist for students. Every item in your Content can be something that students can check off as they complete it, or something that’s automatically checked when the student does something in D2L, like submit to a dropbox folder or complete a quiz attempt. This is what it looks like for a student.

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Like Joppie, I've been slow roasted by many D2L upgrade issues For this very reason. I appreciate his upbeat on new Student Progress tracking features in D2L 10.3.


The promise of a non redundant checklist has my attention. If checklists are drawn from the course contents, instructors will be free of the tedious task of creating and updating a separate set of checklists.


Sounds good to me. Let's hope the feature works as promised!

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Tony Bates: e-learning outlook for 2012: will it be a rough ride?

Tony Bates: e-learning outlook for 2012: will it be a rough ride? | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

Tony Bates is always worth listening to! ~ Dennis


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Another year, and online learning, e-learning, learning technologies, educational technologies, digital learning, or whatever you call it or them, will continue to grow, become more prevalent, and more a central part of teaching and learning in higher education – but exactly how and in what ways?


The general trends are not going to change much from 2011 (which I identified as course redesign, mobile learning, more multimedia, learning analytics,and shared services), but some of the specifics are becoming clearer. Below I’ve ranked my predictions in order of significance for higher education, and also given a probability rating of the prediction actually happening.

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In Search of the Killer Mobile App, Part 1: Will LMS Vendors Lead the Way for Higher Ed? - Eduventures

In Search of the Killer Mobile App, Part 1: Will LMS Vendors Lead the Way for Higher Ed? - Eduventures | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
By Jeff Alderson, Principal Analyst

Think of the last time you told a coworker about an app, one you recommended that they download right away. Was it education related? Did it specifically target higher education users? We’re going to go out on a limb and assume that it didn’t, because—from where we sit—the “must-have” app for higher ed doesn’t exist yet.
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I've worked with more Learning Management Systems than most. I've touch everything on this list. Most of what I need is there, although more often than not some central authority hasn't flipped the switches I need to get to the tools I'd use.

 

As far as killer apps, mobile is essential.  If an LMS isn't fully functional on a tablet, it's a lame duck.

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I've worked with more Learning Management Systems than most. I've touch everything on this list. Most of what I need is there, although more often than not some central authority hasn't flipped the switches I need to get to the tools I'd use.

 

As far as killer apps, mobile is essential.  If an LMS isn't fully functional on a tablet, it's a lame duck.

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D2L Tips and Tricks: Add a QuickLink as a Content "Topic"

D2L Tips and Tricks: Add a QuickLink as a Content "Topic" | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

Learning to create hyperlinks within discussion posts helps create added value to discussions.  D2L can  be tricky.  It's nice to have a blog based searchable reference.  Tip of the hat to the UW-Milwaukee Learning Technology Center (LTC)

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