Tagged D2L

D2L to introduce photo stories

By Derek Baker, April 24 2017 — Sharing everyday moments just got a little bit easier. Inspired by the recent additions to Facebook Messenger and Instagram, Desire2Learn will now include a photo sharing feature called D2LStoriez. “We thought it was about time students and professors were able to share 10-second selfies or videos showing just…

Student feedback systems require reform

By Jesse Stilwell, January 10 2017 — Everyone has a horror story about a professor whose inability to articulate their expectations had you wondering how they got a PhD in the first place. Or perhaps a professor who didn’t provide clear direction on assignments, wrote exams full of trick questions or lectured faster than anyone…

U of C to create 9,000 new email accounts for staff

By Scott Strasser, May 31 2016 — Due to a malware attack over the weekend, the University of Calgary’s IT department will create 9,000 new Office 365 email accounts for staff members. “This option is the fastest solution to allow immediate access to send and receive new emails,” reads a systems issues update  from the…

D2L dot gives student actual heart attack

By Jill Girgulis, May 10 2016 — Exams wrapped up a few weeks ago, but that didn’t stop one student from feeling the effects of the notorious red dot. Third-year health sciences major Tina Lang experienced minor cardiac arrest on Monday evening after logging on to her Desire2Learn account for the 47th time to see…

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