Conversion Labs: Helping You Migrate Courses from ANGEL to Desire2Learn
D2L Conversion Labs will be held around campus to provide instructors with a hands-on course conversion experience to facilitate smoother transitions to Desire2Learn (D2L). Conversion labs are held through MSU IT Services and co-sponsored by the Office of Faculty and Organizational Development.
Two instructional designers from IT Services – Learning Design and Technology (LearnDAT) will spend the first half of the class going over the basic tools and ideas in D2L that you will need to understand in order to create a successful learning experience for your students. Read Full Article →
Desire2Learn Conversion Labs to be held at MSU in February, March, April
D2L Conversion Labs will be held around campus to provide instructors with a hands-on course conversion experience to facilitate smoother transitions to Desire2Learn (D2L).Conversion lab details
D2L Conversion Labs will be held in computer labs around campus and openings per session will vary. Read Full Article →
MSU IT Services offers suggestions for handling Java-based vulnerability
Last week a serious Java-based vulnerability was identified by security experts. The vulnerability allows criminals to exploit the opportunity to silently install malware when a hacked site is visited while using the insecure browser plugin.
Users are advised to upgrade to the latest version of Java (currently, it is Version 7 Update 11) immediately, and to only allow Java code to run from known safe sources and that is properly digitally signed. Read Full Article →
EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting: Advancing the Next Generation of Learning
The EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting webinar will be hosted on campus by IT Services – Learning Design and Technology (LearnDAT).
ELI will look at the rapid evolution of learning technology, charting its migration from the desktop to the cloud, and trends in highly mobile devices. Read Full Article →