Category Archives: Announcements

Problems with D2L Assignment Grader App

A number of faculty have reported problems connecting to Brightspace when using the D2L Assignment Grader app for iPad and Android. The problem is related to our upgrade from Springboard to Brightspace and prevents the app from authenticating correctly to … Continue reading

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Brightspace Insights Training

This session provides basic coverage of the Insights reporting features. We will explore how to access and use the Insights Portal, Console and Ad-Hoc reporting components of the Insights reporting tool. In addition, we will also discuss some use cases … Continue reading

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ALERT: New Assignments are Hidden By Default

Instructors can now set the visibility state to hidden on Assignments. When content is in a draft state, it is not visible to students. Important alert: When an instructor creates a new assignment folder, the new folder defaults to the hidden … Continue reading

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How to customize and use the notifications in Brightspace

Brightspace’s  notification tool allows users to receive instant notifications about course events, such as announcements, grades, discussion messages, and approaching end dates on quizzes. The tool also allows for a user to subscribe to summaries of course activities, received through … Continue reading

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Keep Calm and Carry On

As you may have read in the UA digest, we will be upgrading Springboard and migrating to a cloud-hosted environment this summer. What does this mean for you? Existing Springboard courses will be migrated to the new environment. We will … Continue reading

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Panopto server will be offline for update on Monday, June 5th between 6AM and 9AM

The Panopto server will be offline for an update on Monday, June 5th between 6AM and 9AM. Recordings can still be created and uploaded when the server is back online. Recordings will not be viewable during the time of the … Continue reading

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Springboard Training Sessions Available

University Libraries will host a series of Springboard training sessions over the next two weeks. If you’re a new faculty member and would like to learn about Springboard, please register for a training session. Here is the schedule: Springboard Introduction … Continue reading

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Last Change to Backup any 2013 Courses

As a reminder, we will begin DELETING ALL 2013 courses on May 14th. Once those courses are deleted, there is no way to recover them. Currently, all 2013 courses have been TEMPORARILY archived. If you need to make a backup … Continue reading

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DDS Workshop Summer 2017 – New and Improved

Once again we will be hosting our two-week summer workshop – Designing and Developing your Online Course. We have made some changes and improvements, so check out the details below. Because we are making changes to reflect the new features coming … Continue reading

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Announcing Tools for Retention Series

*Updated 3/29/2017 Are you a Springboard power user? Have you completed the DDS Workshop and now you are wondering what’s next? DDS is excited to announce a new series for advanced users. These sessions will be presented in a hands-on … Continue reading

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