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1 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Desire2Learn Changes in Version 8.4

2 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 D2L Online Help--New Desire2Learn Community, Documentation Desire2Learn Community, Documentation Online documentation Online documentation Table of Contents Table of Contents Index Index Searchable Searchable Can Bookmark topics (IE and Firefox) Can Bookmark topics (IE and Firefox) Must be Desire2Learn Community Member Must be Desire2Learn Community Member https://community.desire2learn.com https://community.desire2learn.com

3 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 D2L Online Help Site https://community.desire2learn.com https://community.desire2learn.com https://community.desire2learn.com Go to Web Site and sign in (if not a member yet, click Enroll link and request membership) Go to Web Site and sign in (if not a member yet, click Enroll link and request membership) Click Resource Center link Click Resource Center link

4 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 D2L Online Help: Contents, Index, Search

5 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Content HTML Editornew setting Default Font Setting Default Font Setting Affects only Content tool Affects only Content tool

6 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Feature RequestDefault Font A feature request has been submitted to D2L to add this functionality to News tool, Discussion tool, et al, so default font can be set for those tools as well A feature request has been submitted to D2L to add this functionality to News tool, Discussion tool, et al, so default font can be set for those tools as well

7 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Dropbox: New Submission Options Instructor Choices: Allow only one file per submission or Allow only one file per submission or unlimited submissions ============ unlimited submissions ============ Keep all Keep all Overwrite previous Overwrite previous Only one allowed Only one allowed

8 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Common Cartridge Standard Publishers materials that use the Common Cartridge standard can be imported directly into D2L Publishers materials that use the Common Cartridge standard can be imported directly into D2L More information about the Common Cartridge standard is available at these sites: ory.cfm More information about the Common Cartridge standard is available at these sites: ory.cfm ory.cfm ory.cfm

9 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Protected ResourcesCommon Cartridge Common Cartridge materials may be protected and may require an access code Common Cartridge materials may be protected and may require an access code The protected materials can be copied to courses by the instructor The protected materials can be copied to courses by the instructor The protected materials cannot be exported from the course by the instructor The protected materials cannot be exported from the course by the instructor Online help at the D2L Community site provides more informationuse the search term protected resources Online help at the D2L Community site provides more informationuse the search term protected resources

10 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Copy ComponentsNew Setting Protected Resources checkbox to include resources that have protection Protected Resources checkbox to include resources that have protection

11 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Preferences: Changes NEW: Appearance and Accessibility NEW: Appearance and Accessibility NEW: Language and Region NEW: Language and Region CHANGED: General preferences CHANGED: General preferences CHANGED: Pager has drop-down menu CHANGED: Pager has drop-down menu REMOVED: Paging (not Pager) REMOVED: Paging (not Pager) REMOVED: No Picture Library preferences REMOVED: No Picture Library preferences Picture Library is being phased out Picture Library is being phased out

12 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 PreferencesGeneralcurrent Font face setting is moved to a different tab in 8.4

13 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 PreferencesGeneralnew 8.4

14 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Preferences: Appearance & AccessibilityNew 8.4

15 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Preferences: Language & Regionnew in 8.4

16 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Edit Courseorganized by category New This view will display only the tools that are turned on at your school.

17 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Respondus Integration with D2L Respondus 4.0 integrates directly with D2L Respondus 4.0 integrates directly with D2L Requires Two Things: Requires Two Things: Respondus Integration Pack applied to each D2L site (late June 2009) Respondus Integration Pack applied to each D2L site (late June 2009) End user needs to upgrade to Respondus 4.0 (late June 2009) End user needs to upgrade to Respondus 4.0 (late June 2009) Integration Pack is separate from the upgrade and separate from a maintenance release Integration Pack is separate from the upgrade and separate from a maintenance release System Site Administrators will test a few sites in QA beginning soon (end of May) System Site Administrators will test a few sites in QA beginning soon (end of May) System Site Administrators will provide the Respondus 4.0 installation file at the MnSite course for Site Admins and Trainers later in June 2009please distribute to your technical staff and your faculty System Site Administrators will provide the Respondus 4.0 installation file at the MnSite course for Site Admins and Trainers later in June 2009please distribute to your technical staff and your faculty We will take the Respondus integration pack to all D2L sites in Production later in June 2009 We will take the Respondus integration pack to all D2L sites in Production later in June 2009

18 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Plagiarism Detection--TurnItIn Only for schools that have TurnItIn license Only for schools that have TurnItIn license TurnItIn is directly integrated with Dropbox TurnItIn is directly integrated with Dropbox Must be turned on at the school Must be turned on at the school Can be set at the Course or Department level Can be set at the Course or Department level Instructor chooses from these options: Instructor chooses from these options: All files are submitted to TurnItIn All files are submitted to TurnItIn Only files selected by instructor are submitted Only files selected by instructor are submitted

19 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Plagiarism Detection File Types Originality Reports can be generated only on these file types: Originality Reports can be generated only on these file types: Word Word WordPerfect WordPerfect Plain Text Plain Text RTF RTF Postscript Postscript PDF PDF

20 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Plagiarism Detection Interface After file is submitted to dropbox, it is sent to TurnItIn automatically or by instructor* After file is submitted to dropbox, it is sent to TurnItIn automatically or by instructor* Initially displays as In Progress Initially displays as In Progress Report is displayed in column in Dropbox Report is displayed in column in Dropbox Instructor can click on the Report icon to view detailed report Instructor can click on the Report icon to view detailed report * Dependent on instructors settingall files go to TurnItIn, or only those selected by instructor

21 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Plagiarism Detection Settings Instructor chooses: 1. To generate originality reports 2. whether student can see originality report 3. whether all files are submitted, OR only individual files selected by instructor are submitted

22 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 MarkUp-TurnItIn Must have license for TurnItIn Must have license for TurnItIn Integrates with GradeMark Integrates with GradeMark Must be turned on at the school Must be turned on at the school TurnItIn Originality Reports setting must be checked TurnItIn Originality Reports setting must be checked Required File Types Required File Types Word WordPerfect Plain Text RTF Postscript PDF

23 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Instructor Marks Up File Click Provide Feedback link Click Provide Feedback link Click the Markup File icon Click the Markup File icon Highlight and make comments on file Highlight and make comments on file Save Save Instructor sees statistics about file, including originality (similarity percentage) Instructor sees statistics about file, including originality (similarity percentage)

24 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Plagiarism Detection and Markup Help Online help on Desire2Learn Community Site has documentation for instructors Online help on Desire2Learn Community Site has documentation for instructors If you do not see the settings in the dropbox, contact your campus site administrator to see if the tool is turned on at your school If you do not see the settings in the dropbox, contact your campus site administrator to see if the tool is turned on at your school If your schools license is limited, the department(s) or course(s) need to be set up in the DOME by the campus site admin If your schools license is limited, the department(s) or course(s) need to be set up in the DOME by the campus site admin

25 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Testing in QA Test environment is a copy of Production as of mid-April Test environment is a copy of Production as of mid-April Available only to instructors and technical staff (trainers, instructional designers) Available only to instructors and technical staff (trainers, instructional designers) Keep in mind that since its copy of Production, any Intelligent Agents you set up in QA will run and send messages to students who have not logged in to QA Keep in mind that since its copy of Production, any Intelligent Agents you set up in QA will run and send messages to students who have not logged in to QA Explore the tool with that in mind Explore the tool with that in mind QA environment is always off limits to students QA environment is always off limits to students

26 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 Perform Tests in QA Test your course materials and D2L tools in QA Test your course materials and D2L tools in QA Report any problems via helpdesk ticket at Report any problems via helpdesk ticket at For Problem field, if you cant find 8.4 QA Testing, select Other/Misc. Faculty For Problem field, if you cant find 8.4 QA Testing, select Other/Misc. Faculty Provide details including the name of the course you were in when the problem occurred Provide details including the name of the course you were in when the problem occurred

27 May 2009 D2L Upgrade to Version 8.4 D2L Update Schedule April to QA April to QA April 17-May 20 April 17-May 20 Testing version 8.4 in QA Testing version 8.4 in QA May MR1 to QA May MR1 to QA May May Testing 8.4 MR1 in QA Testing 8.4 MR1 in QA May (10 PM Friday to Noon** Saturday) May (10 PM Friday to Noon** Saturday) Take 8.4 or 8.4 MR1 to Production (pending test results) Take 8.4 or 8.4 MR1 to Production (pending test results) **estimatepost-upgrade testing may take longer


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