March 2024

General Announcement SMS (Short Message Service) notifications will no longer be supported or available starting in the July 2024/20.24.7 release. This change is in response to the deprecation of this service by mobile providers. Users can receive mobile push notifications in Brightspace Pulse, and can subscribe to email notifications in […]

February 2024

General Announcement SMS (Short Message Service) notifications will no longer be supported or available starting in the July 2024/20.24.7 release. This change is in response to the deprecation of this service by mobile providers. Users can receive mobile push notifications in Brightspace Pulse, and can subscribe to email notifications in […]

January 2024

General Announcement SMS (Short Message Service) notifications will no longer be supported or available starting in the July 2024/20.24.7 release. This change is in response to the deprecation of this service by mobile providers. Users can receive mobile push notifications in Brightspace Pulse, and can subscribe to email notifications in […]

November 2023

Announcements – Copy announcements to other courses | New This feature adds the ability to copy announcements to other courses when the new permission Announcements > Copy to Other Courses is enabled for the user role. Users must be enrolled in both the source and destination courses with a role that has the new […]

October 2023

Announcements from D2L With this release, users accessing the Chat tool now see a banner indicating the tool will no longer be available as of January 2024. For more information about this update, refer to Intent to End Of Life Notice for: Chat. Brightspace Pulse app is updated to provide a […]

Where did the ‘grace period’ feature go, in quizzes?

FYI for those wondering where the ‘Grace Period’ feature went in quizzes: As of the September 2023 update, there is no longer a grace period associated with the quiz tool. More on this: https://community.d2l.com/brightspace/kb/articles/6098-quiz-timing-improvements-summary The grace period was there more for when students needed to save their questions.  Now that […]

September 2023

Quizzes – Quiz Timing Improvements featuring Synchronous Quiz | Updated This release updates the Quiz Creation experience for instructors and learners by adding a new synchronous quiz option. With this release, instructors can facilitate quizzes where learners take their attempts simultaneously, which is convenient for in-class sessions. The new addition […]

August 2023

Announcements – Pin announcements to top of Announcement widget and tool pages| New With this release, instructors and administrators can now pin announcements and global announcements to the top of the Announcement Widget and Tool pages, allowing important information to remain visible to learners. Announcements so pinned are indicated to […]

July 2023

Announcements Brightspace Editor includes a new limitation of 2 million characters including hidden formatting for all Content files. This limitation applies to any content experience or when using Manage Files. The new character limit does not apply to uploaded files. However, restrictions apply if the user edits the uploaded content. Previously, the unlimited […]