D2L Version 10.7

New Features & Updates


Activity Feed is a new course homepage widget. Activity Feed provides a central location for instructors to post messages and links to course materials. It gives learners the ability to quickly access links to important materials, and comment on messages made by instructors and other students enrolled in the course.

   Activity Feed - Instructor View
    Activity Feed - Student View
 Image of D2L V. 10.7 - Activity Feed [Instructor View]  Image of D2L V. 10.7 - Activity Feed [Student View]

HTML Editor

New Question Authoring experience
The HTML Editor tool now makes use of the updated Math Editor when instructors create quiz questions using the New Question Authoring experience. Instructors will now be able to preview equations inline when creating quiz questions.

Image of D2L v.10.7 - HTML Editor [New Question Authoring experience]

Accessibility Checker
An accessibility checker is now available within the HTML Editor for use within Content, Widgets, Quizzes, Assignments, Calendar, and any other tools where an instructor or student can access the HTML Editor.

Image of D2L v.10.7 - HTML Editor [Accessibility Checker]

The accessibility checker reviews content for the following items:

  • Use of paragraphs as headings
  • Sequential headings
  • Adjacent links
  • Ordered list structure
  • Improperly ordered list structure
  • Contrast ratio of text to background colors
  • Image ALT text
  • ALT text filename
  • Table Caption


Renamed Long Answer (LA) to Written Response (WR)
In the Quizzes tool, the Long Answer (LA) question type has been changed to Written Response (WR). The question type was renamed to make the name more intuitive for instructors.

Image of D2L v.10.7 - Quizzes [Renamed Long Answer (LA) to Written Response (WR)]

Keywords:D2L, desire2learn, online, upgrade, outage, 10.7, instructor, student   Doc ID:72926
Owner:Linda W.Group:UW Parkside
Created:2017-04-26 11:00 CDTUpdated:2017-04-26 12:35 CDT
Sites:UW Parkside
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