D2L Tips and Tricks 10.2 #USGRockEagle13

Terri Brown and Louise Fechter, Georgia Southern University Upgraded to Desire2Learn 10.2 in July 2013. (Actually from 9.4.1 to 10.0 earler then later to 10.2.) Support plan: revised training, more documentation, briefed support team, wrote “tips & tricks”. When get calls, walk through the task then follow up with a document. If no doc exists,… Continue reading D2L Tips and Tricks 10.2 #USGRockEagle13

GA Southern’s D2L Journey #USGRockEagle13

Eric Floyd and Terri Brown, Georgia Southern University Real-Time Ellucian integration not cross-listing. Lack of quality control for release just before start of term. Hotfix soon after resolved. 10.2 released late (June not May) so missed between terms window. Upgrade broke real-time again, but because delayed until August got the fix before upgrade. Tried cloning… Continue reading GA Southern’s D2L Journey #USGRockEagle13

Columbus State Degreein3 #USGRockEagle13

Web site: ┬ácolumbusstate.edu/degreein3 Mary Covington, Executive Director, IT Services, Columbus State University Notes from session: Program: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant. Degree in 3 years. 1st year get a certificate. 2nd year get an Associates. 3rd year get a degree. $18,000 degree. At least 1/3rd low income. Early intervention. All online courses. Standardization of… Continue reading Columbus State Degreein3 #USGRockEagle13

Motivation 3.0

A recent event reminded me I should read Daniel Pink’s book Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. I picked it up in August to read, but since my copy is a hard back the Georgia heat would warp it, so I left it forgotten in the bedside table. So here I am, thoroughly… Continue reading Motivation 3.0