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Some Tips for Deleting Discussion Groups

As we move on with Desire2Learn 10.1, we are learning that some of the options and actions that relocated aren’t as intuitive as they once were. One such instance is Read more...

UW-System survey on teaching and learning technologies

Please participate in a survey about teaching and learning technologies being conducted by the Learn@UW Executive Committee. This is one of the best channels to provide feedback on your needs in a Learning Management System and related instructional technologies. It is an opportunity to comment on services currently provided, as well. This survey is open from Feb 17 through March 7, 2014 and will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. Read more...

Deleting Content In Desire2Learn 10.1

In the new Desire2Learn 10.1 Content area, it is possible to add files, dropboxes, discussion forums and other links directly in the Content View. This is, indeed, a timesaver when putting a course together. The Dropbox created in Content can be thought of as a pointer or shortcut that links to the "real Dropbox" that is created in the Dropbox section. Dropboxes (and other content created in the Content Area) can be edited and deleted from the content area. It is with Deleting Topics (content), that users must pause to read the warning that appears. Read more...

To change...to improve

Winston Churchill once said "To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often." By that standard, over the last two weeks UW-Platteville faculty, instructors and students have been doing a lot of improving. Read more...

Desire2Learn Update: Documents Not Showing

We have some positive progress to announce on the issues with the inline Document Viewer. Read more...

Desire2Learn - Documents Fail to Load

This document describes a problem with using the inline Document Viewer since the 1/16/14 upgrade to version 10.1 SP13 Read more...

Technology Mash-up Workshops next Monday and Wednesday (JAN 13 and 15)

There is still an opportunity to sign-up for the Technology Mash-up workshops presented by ITS and ICET (your campus technology support teams). Workshop topics can be found for both instructional and non-instructional staff. Read more...

A 2014 wish list for blended and hybrid learning at UW-Platteville

As we welcome the new year, pause to consider how educational technologies could impact blended (and hybrid) learning in UW-Platteville classes. Here's a wish list for 2014. Which idea will you consider? Read more...

D2L Upgrade Announcement

UW System will be upgrading Desire2Learn January 8 and 9. Check out this delightful video of what will be changing. Read more...

Spaces for Teaching and Learning

What does the ideal classroom contain? Students and instructional staff are encouraged to comment. Read more...

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