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May 2016

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.

May 2016 D2L Update

What's New?

D2L continues to improve their functionality using Rubrics with Discussions. The Overall Score from the Rubric will now automatically transfer to the Topic Score of the Discussion. Before, it was necessary to manually transfer the grade over.

Instructors now have the ability to override the number of quiz attempts allowed for an individual student through Special Access.