Tag: D2L help

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New MSU D2L features planned before spring 2016 semester

MSU IT is upgrading the D2L Learning Management System to version 10.5.2 before the spring 2016 semester.

Instructors who want to preview the new version before planning spring semester classes can visit the D2L Sandbox site.

New features

This upgrade will offer new features, some of which include:

  • Improved quiz statistics
  • A HTML 5 media player that makes it easier to insert and play back audio and video
  • More course group self enrollment options

Read “What’s New in D2L 10.5 for Instructors? Read Full Article →

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Learn about MSU D2L Gradebook features

Whether you are new to MSU D2L or an experienced user, we hope you find D2L Gradebook Tips useful. These tips highlight the various features and tools to set up and manage the gradebook more efficiently.

If you previously used the ANGEL gradebook, you will find that D2L provides many similar features for both points-based and weighted (percentage-based) grades. Read Full Article →


MSU ANGEL retired on May 15; D2L support available

MSU ANGEL was retired on May 15. MSU is moving to Desire2Learn as its main centrally supported learning management system.

Course graded activities and grading data will be accessible on ANGEL in a read-only format for two years after the retirement to provide information in case course grades are contested.

Getting started with D2L

Several “Getting Started with Teaching in D2L” sessions are planned this summer. Read Full Article →


Check out D2L training and support options before ANGEL retirement

ANGEL will be retired on May 15, 2015, as MSU moves to Desire2Learn for its centrally supported learning management system. Many resources are available to support instructors and staff as they transition courses and groups to the D2L.

For a timely conversion, IT Services recommends any course materials and groups are converted from ANGEL to D2L prior to February 1, 2015, so users can experiment and get comfortable with the new system. Read Full Article →


Announcing “D2L Help On-The-Go”

Do you have questions about D2L? MSU IT Services Teaching & Learning will be setting up D2L help stations across campus for the next year, and will be visiting a hall near you soon. Our goal is to make ourselves available to faculty who need help, have questions about Desire2Learn, or just want to talk about the opportunities this new system provides. Read Full Article →