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December 2015

Providing information about supported learning technologies at uWaterloo. Our primary learning system, Waterloo LEARN, receives monthly system updates from our vendor, D2L. Highlights of those updates will be posted here.

December 2015 D2L Update

The following are changes that were brought to Waterloo LEARN with the December 2015 D2L update:

  1. Dropboxes can now be setup with a Turnitin exemption for individual students. If a student has opted-out of using Turnitin for their assignments, an instructor can add an exemption for them within the course. Their assignments will not be submitted to Turnitin, even if Turnitin has been enabled for the Dropbox.