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D2L 10.3 Upgrade During Summer 


D2L Upgrade to Version 10.3

Outage period for this upgrade:

  • Beginning Wednesday, June 4, at 10:00 p.m.
  • Ending Thursday, June 5, at 10:00 a.m.

Version 10.3 features many helpful new options:

Discussions Redesign

  • New Topic and Thread view replace the grid view

  • Floating module panel is available as an expandable panel in the Topic and Thread views

  • Integration of Discussion topics into Content so students can participate in discussions without leaving the Content tool

  • Breakout of Discussion statistics to display original message statistics separately from replies

  • Discussion Restore feature to bring back deleted Discussion forums and topics

Content Enhancements

  • Content map is available as an expandable panel when viewing topics

  • Reports are integrated into Content to quickly see which students are viewing topics

Quizzes Changes

  • Reconfiguration of Quizzes tabs

    • Quiz questions are added on the Properties tab--the most important task first!

    • Grading, rubric, and attempt settings are combined on a new Assessment tab

  • Option to set a duration limit restricts student access to submission (answer) views to a specific number of minutes

Dropbox Improvements

  • Instructors may return graded documents to students in bulk in the Dropbox, attaching the proper feedback to the proper students

  • Option for instructors to grade and leave feedback for non-submitting students in the Dropbox tool

  • Dropbox Restore feature allows instructors to bring back deleted Dropbox folder

Role Switch Relocation

  • Access Role Switch from the Personal Menu on the minibar from anywhere in your D2L courses

And More!

  • Faculty Help documentation and videos are being updated for version 10.3
    • Student help documentation will be updated as well

  • Contact Roxie Muldoon ( | 715-836-2700) for details and assistance