D2L V10 Home Pages• Building Beautiful Home Pages Learners Will Love with Learning Environment 10
Widget-based Home Pages• Before you begin setting up your course home page, consider the needs of your students: – What information is most relevant to them as students in your course? – What course materials and supplementary materials will they need? – How can you maximize your course home page to include relevant information?
Widget-based Home Pages• At-a-glance, what do you want students to see? – Course news and updates – Important dates and reminders – Links to course content – Links to supplementary materials – Relevant RSS feeds
V10 Widget Layout Options • Suggestions: – Maximize the use of screen space – Don’t repeat things in widgets and nav bars – Encourage your students to enter course through home page, as much as possible 8 Layout Choices