April 2019

April 2019 Update Activity Feed – New Features Activity Feed now allows Instructors to opt-in and change the setting of the widget to allow Students to post without moderation. There is also a slight redesign of the tool allowing for a notification pop-up to appear when new posts are added […]

March 2019

March 2019 Update Assignments – Brightspace Assignment Grader More info can be found on our support page at https://wiki.mcmaster.ca/avenue/brightspace_assignment_grader Assignments – Annotate learner submissions Note: At this time, D2L does not recommend using the built-in annotation tool for use with assistive technology. Instructors can now use the built-in annotation toolbar […]

February 2019

February 2019 Update Class Progress and User Progress – No Longer Display System Login Information The Class Progress and User Progress tools also displayed System Login information to all users who had access to this tool. While this may be helpful to determine if someone is logged into the system, […]

January 2019

January 2019 Update Assignments – Improvements to Assignments List view When accessing Assignments, the list view now displays updated information. Previously instructors would see information on the assignment name, Total Submissions, Unread Submissions, Flagged Submissions, and Due Date. Now instructors see information on the assignment name, the number of learners […]