D2L Monthly Upgrades – What’s new in August

Welcome to our monthly Camosun D2L Upgrade Report.

Quizzes – Quiz attempts override for individual students

Now you can set up Special Access in a Quiz to allow individual students (or specified groups of students) to have a different number of quiz attempts.  To do this:

  1. In the Restrictions Tab, scroll to the bottom of the page and click Add Users to Special Access.
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  2. Select Override attempts allowed, then select the number of attempt you with the selected student(s) to have, and click Apply.
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  3. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select the student(s) you with to have this special access.  Click Add Special Access.
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  4. Click Save and Close.
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You have now given permission for a selected student or group of students to have a different number of attempts on a quiz from the rest of the class.

Intelligent Agents – Tool Improvements

In addition, there have been improvements made to the Intelligent Agents tool which you can read more about at https://community.brightspace.com/resources/documentation/release_notes/current in the August 2016 Release section.

If you have questions about Intelligent Agents, or would like to learn more about what they are and how they can support the learning experience for your students, contact desupport@camosun.ca and ask for a consult with one of our instructional designers!

 

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