Wrap Up #USGRockEagle13

Now that I am back at work… And apparently was photographed and did not know it… WordPress.com’s Jetpack publish feature pushed my prior Rock Eagle related posts about sessions I attended to some of my social media presences. Guess I could +1 them for Google Plus? Looks like the last time I blogged as much… Continue reading Wrap Up #USGRockEagle13

Institution Analytics #USGRockEagle13

Janice Hill, Columbus State University Process: Define KPI’s : grades, ¬†starting degree, ending degree, and many more. Design and Implement : ODI integrator Subject area example : summation helps reports only pull one row per student. Updating : degrees awarded only loaded at end of term. Validation of data : Work with Institutional Research to… Continue reading Institution Analytics #USGRockEagle13

Integrating D2L-Drupal Via LTI #USGRockEagle13

Tom Boyle, Kennesaw State University Half Drupal and half Desire2Learn interest. Request to determine how to decrease time it takes for an online student to go from application to orientation to advisement to registration. Orientation took place in Desire2Learn. Script looks for applicants in Banner and creates the user in Bulk User Management. Registrar enrolls… Continue reading Integrating D2L-Drupal Via LTI #USGRockEagle13

Security Inside Out #USGRockEagle13

Eddie Carter and Orrin Char, Oracle Identity management and security and access management. Eddie wore a UGA shirt. Guy in front of me made fun of him obviously not wanting to sell to Georgia Tech. Turns out he’s from ¬†Kennesaw. The GT-UGA rivalry knows no bounds. Love it! Handout: Database firewall more auditing and ACLs… Continue reading Security Inside Out #USGRockEagle13

Minimal Downtime #USGRockEagle13

Marc Pare, Oracle Why work on weekends or late at night? (For us because of director policy because accidents during the day changes untenable with clients. But this is targeted to Banner to not GeorgiaVIEW.) Weblogic High Available Topology (Maximum Available Architecture) Client > Apache Server or OHS > WLS Cluster (> Admin Server) >… Continue reading Minimal Downtime #USGRockEagle13

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