Category Archives: Diving Deeper

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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Assignment Grader Tips

A lot has changed since our last post about Desire2Learn’s (D2L) Assignment Grader app. For those unfamiliar, Assignment Grader is an iPad app created by D2L to enable grading dropbox assignments away from your computer. It synchronizes with Springboard and … Continue reading

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Guide To Binder

After downloading the Binder app, this guide will show you how to start using Binder. Step-by-step directions are easy to follow, helping you locate, explain, and use the options available to you. Use the directions below to help you connect your Binder to your … Continue reading

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Using Desire2Learn Assignment Grader with Springboard

Desire2Learn(D2L) Assignment Grader is an iPad app created by D2L to enable the grading of dropbox assignments. It synchronizes with Springboard and provides mobile, offline, access to dropbox submissions. Some of the features and benefits of Assignment Grader are: Grade … Continue reading

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Add a custom link for Online Course Evaluations

If you use an online evaluation for your class, you can easily add a custom link to the evaluation system in your course’s navbar. 1. Visit “Edit Course” Start by visiting the “Edit Course” tool in your navbar. 2. Choose … Continue reading

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Where is the Content Usage History?

In version 10 of Springboard, many functions have been moved to context menus.  One of those functions is the ability for faculty to view content usage statistics.  The steps are as follows: Open the Content tab. Locate the drop-down menu … Continue reading

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Apple Learning Tour

If you’re interested in creating iBooks or using iTunes U, the Apple Learning Tour is coming to Akron on June 27th. Open to all UA faculty and staff, the Apple Learning Tour is an opportunity to experience how you can … Continue reading

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LOR: Program LORs

Digital storage space is at a premium and there are no plans to eliminate the LOR. This means that learning objects that you publish will be secure and will be available for the foreseeable future. Along with the security of … Continue reading

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LOR: Storage

Digital storage space is at a premium. When you copy your course, you make an extra copy of every item in your course, thus duplicating storage needs.  If you copy your course multiple times, you are repeatedly increasing digital storage … Continue reading

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LOR: Metadata

Metadata is essential for the ease of use of the Learning Object Repository (LOR). Metadata can make items that you post easier to find by your colleagues and vice versa. Essentially, metadata is a series of descriptive tags that are … Continue reading

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