Friday, May 26, 2017

Adding the Updates Widget to your Course Homepage

With the changes in Daylight, the convenient links to recent assignment submissions no longer appear on the the My Courses widget below the course title. Watch this video to learn how to add the Updates widget to a custom course homepage as a work-around.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Updating VOD Links

The new VOD player presents videos in a more attractive and device agnostic format. The old player relies on Flash plugin technology and creates problems for some users. We are encouraging all faculty with VOD links in their courses to update prior to the start of Fall 2017 courses. The video shows several common ways you might be linking to VOD items and how to update them.

Old link URL look like this:

The new link URL looks like this:

The highlighted segments show the difference. The number at the end of your links will also be different as this number represents the ID of the specific video.