Third Party Tools and Integrations Within D2L

Third Party Tools and Integrations Within D2L

As you prepare your courses for the Spring 2022 semester you may consider having third-party integrations for textbooks, online activities, or exam tools added to your D2L Course Spaces. Before you request this, carefully read COLI’s policy on these integrations....

Restrict File Types on Dropbox Submissions

Restrict File Types on Dropbox Submissions

You can now restrict what file types students are allowed to submit to a D2L Dropbox. To do this, go to the Submission and Completion section in the D2L Dropbox Editor Screen. Then, find the dropdown menu titled "Allowable File Extensions". You can choose from one of...

Call for Session Leaders!

Call for Session Leaders!

This is a call for session leaders for the Winter 2022 Faculty Development Week! Faculty development week is a relatively laid-back affair where you can present on any topic that you believe might be valuable to your colleagues when it comes to teaching, research, and...

Restrict File Types on Dropbox Submissions

New Grade Screen for D2L Discussions

In this month's updates, D2L is letting instructors try out a new grade screen to assess student contributions to D2L Discussions. The new screen (image above) should make it easier to view and grade student posts and is similar to the new Dropbox Grade Screen that...

Third Party Tools and Integrations Within D2L

D2L Dropping Support for Legacy Browsers

As with many websites, D2L is ending support for various legacy (older versions of) web browsers. You may see a message similar to the following: Happily, the fix is simple: update your browser. You can do a web search similar to "how do I update YourWebBrowser" to...

Adjunct Faculty Orientation

Adjunct Faculty Orientation

On Wednesday, August 25th, 2021, 5:00 - 6:30 PM, COLI is hosting a virtual orientation for adjunct faculty at Canisius College. We'll cover what resources are available to you, and how you can best prepare to teach at Canisius. This includes library resources, course...

Summer Faculty Development Week 2021

Summer Faculty Development Week 2021

Save the date! From August 16-20 the Office of Academic Affairs and the Center for Online Learning and Innovation are hosting the Summer 2021 Faculty Development Week on campus in Old Main!   Join your colleagues for faculty-led workshops, and great social...

Third Party Tools and Integrations Within D2L

Summer 2021 Changes in D2L

This summer D2L has received a series of updates and upgrades that, while minor, may be useful to faculty. Updated tutorials are or will appear on the D2L Self-Paced Tutorials for Faculty and Staff Wiki Page, but here's some highlights. D2L Activity Feed The Activity...

Google Drive Link Maintenance

Google Drive Link Maintenance

Google is strengthening security on files stored in Google Drive. This means some files' sharing links now have additional characters, that are automatically applied by Google. Because of this, you may need to replace links to files stored in your Google Drive, that...

COLI Workshops

COLI Workshops

COLI offers workshops on a number of programs including D2L, Zoom, Google Drive, and more.  A new addition to these workshops also includes an overview of updates and/or new features coming to D2L. You can view a list of these updates by clicking on...

The Center for Online Learning & Innovation
at Canisius College

Technology in Teaching & Learning

Providing outstanding faculty development experiences for technology use in teaching.

Online Learning

Serving as a central point of contact for distance learning needs, coordinated departmental efforts for online learning, quality assurance and consistency in online courses, and online innovation endeavors.

Innovation

Encouraging innovation across campus through technology and new processes, including in teaching and learning and everyday work.