During the Product Spotlight event at FUSION 2012, Desire2Learn's ninth annual users' conference, attendees got a sneak peek at some of the exciting new products and feature enhancements that are on our horizon. These new advancements will help to further transform the teaching and learning experience as Desire2Learn remains focused on breaking down barriers, obsessing over the instructor and learner experience, and extending the open platform. Stay tuned for more details about these exciting new developments.
In our next generation release of Desire2Learn Learning Suite, these are just a few of the exciting enhancements that will be available to users:
Student Success System is an early intervention system that empowers institutions with predictive analytics tools to improve student success, retention, completion, and graduation rates. With statistical analysis and predictive models, instructors will be able to identify at-risk students and intervene appropriately to improve their rate of success and increase institutional effectiveness. Stunning visualizations will also be available on iPad with easy-to-read data and opportunities for interventions right from the app.
See what FUSION attendees were saying live about the Student Success System!
" Like. RT @ben_ggg: #FUSION12 #CP New content addition coming in. Drag and drop in a single screen. Boom...there it is. "
" New D2L Gradebook Feature: one-click access to student quiz, dropbox, or discussion submission http://t.co/SVhVHE3P #fusion12 #top3 "
" Words can't describe my excitement for these content improvements in v10.1!! #fusion12 #LF "
" upcoming features for D2L are looking awesome @kennethchapman #Fusion12 #LF "
" #FUSION12 #CP New content addition coming in. Drag and drop in a single screen. Boom...there it is. "
" User Progress and inline document viewer in v10 is looking promising. #fusion12 "
" new content viewer and editing ... sweet #fusion12 "
" Exciting announcements at the product update session! #FUSION12 "
" 10.1 new course progress, new user progress. #FUSION12 "
" Hearing about new stuff coming, Oct. 30, free software that allows cloud based video recording. #FUSION12 "
" Woohoo! For all the chart nerds (that's me), user progress is getting fancy new bar charts. #fusion12 "
" #FUSION12 Discussion improvements coming. Video recording. Course progress views. User progress zoom in. "
" Full text search across forums and topics in D2L discussions? Solid. #fusion12 "
" #FUSION12 version 10 full text search in discussions! "
" #fusion12 #sa full text searching and new reading view in discussions "
" New discussions interface for 10.1 #FUSION12 "
" #fusion12 free recording of video in d2l coming this fall "
Learners who have utilized Desire2Learn ePortfolio have been able to successfully document their learning journeys throughout their academic career. With myDesire2Learn, learners can now continue in their lifelong learning with a cloud-hosted ePortfolio environment that enables them to build and showcase their achievements beyond their graduation date. It is owned and driven by the individual learner, who has total control in defining and directing their learning journey.
See what FUSION attendees were saying live about myDesire2Learn!
" New tool, myDesire2Learn (in beta) will provide ongoing access, space, & app to your #D2L ePortfolio #fusion12 "
" #FUSION12 myDesire2Learn new portfolio feature for graduates who leave the university. Wow wow and did I say? Wow! "
" MyDesire2Learn let's students take their portfolio with them! #Fusion12 "
" My Desire2Learn - personal social learning network, free acct & 2gb storage, students can move portfolio there. #FUSION12 "
" portfolio changes... mydesire2learn personal and social learn network... sweet #fusion12 #sa "
Desire2Learn Binder is a mobile solution that augments the learner's experience with always available digital resources like assigned readings and lecture notes, on a tablet device. Binder empowers users to dynamically distribute, organize, and consume learning content. Learners will benefit from having always available access to class resources and digital assets in an easy to use experience and will be able to take advantage of sophisticated annotation, binding, and tagging capabilities.iPad is a registered trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.
See what FUSION attendees were saying live about Binder!
" Stoked about Binder and how it will enable our students. #FUSION "
" #D2L Binder will enable students to annotate, tag, & search their offline digital resources #FUSION12 "
" #FUSION12 @gilliera is so excited for NEW mobile device app BINDER!!! "
" #D2L Binder provides student-centric experience that is: organised, productive, amplified, & personalised #fusion12 "
" Liked look of Binder, mobile app for students collect & curate resources from #d2l courses #fusion12 #curation "
" #fusion12 D2L Binder! Allows student to send content to their mobile device for offline reading/viewing. Super cool! "
" D2L Binder: pushing course content to mobile devices via the cloud, recoverable too #Fusion12 #NG #Uwwltc "
" What?! New #d2l binder app is free! Can't wait! #fusion12 "
" Binder... Personalized content organization, available offline. Wow! #FUSION12 Launches Oct, free for students! "
" #FUSION12 #LF nice innovation FREE BINDER!!! (wow) "
" Loving D2L Binder #Fusion12 "