February 27, 2014
Single Sign On!
As of March 1, 2014 TDSB Desire2Learn users will have one less password to remember!
TDSB teachers and students will now logon to D2L using their TDSB network password (that's the one they login to TDSB computers with).
For all of the key details, please read one of these guides:
Single Sign On for TDSB Students
D2L / TDSB Integration Guide for Teachers
Single Sign On Guide for e-Credit (18+) Students
e-Credit (18+) students can continue to login at https://tdsb.elearningontario.ca/external.asp
The TDSB network and Desire2Learn are "talking" to each other now. Yippee! If you have any questions about the changes, just send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
February 24, 2014
D2L UNAVAILABLE on Friday Feb 28th
Due to major upgrades, D2L will not be available to TDSB staff and students on Friday, February 28, 2014.
e-Learning Day School students should check with their teachers to find out what assigned work they need to complete outside of the D2L learning environment. Really, you thought you'd have the day off?
Uh, no. Carry on learning!
February 12, 2014
e-Summer School 2014 Course Offerings Posted!
Does all this snow make you long for summer? It's really not that far away... Here at TDSB e-Learning we're getting ready for two amazing months of online classes in July and August. Check out the course offerings for our two summer sessions:
Session 1 (JULY) June 23 to July 25
Session 2 (AUGUST) July 23 to August 22
There are more than 40 different courses to choose from! Registration for e-Summer School is scheduled to start on April 1, 2014.
February 4, 2014
Orientation This Thursday!
e-Learning Day School students have the opportunity to meet their teacher face-to-face this Thursday,February 6th at York Mills Collegiate Institute (490 York Mills Road) at any time between 4 and 6 pm
During this mandatory "meet the teacher" session
you'll find out all about your course, see demos of the online classroom and Adobe Connect web conferencing and much more! Don't miss out!
Each orientation will take 20-30 minutes and be repeated throughout the evening. If you miss part of the orientation, just stay for the next session until the teacher comes to the part you started at.
Here's the room schedule:
If you have any questions about the orientation PLEASE DO NOT CALL YORK MILLS CI!
Contact your teacher via your course Class List (you can email or page them from this list) if you're having any issues concerning attending the orientation.
TTC Directions to York Mills Collegiate (490 York Mills Rd)
from York Mills Subway Station take the EAST - 95 YORK MILLS BUS towards KINGSTON RD
(5-10 minute trip from the subway station)
January 29, 2014
Countdown to Semester 2!
We're getting ready for an exciting new semester of online learning. Semester 2 starts on Friday, January 31, 2014!
If you're an enrolled TDSB student, check your email for a password reset link and login to Desire2Learn and go through the Introduction to the Online Classroom module. This will help you get familiar with important e-learning tasks like creating discussion posts and dropping off assignments.
Make sure you check out all of the information on our e-Learning Day School website including the Starting Your Course, Mandatory Orientation, and FAQ pages.
January 17, 2014
e-Learning Day School Semester 1 Exams
TDSB e-learning students write their face-to-face Semester 1 final exams on Monday, January 20 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at York Mills Collegiate Institute. Don't forget to bring photo id!
If you're writing a final exam, your home school has been asked by the e-Learning office to release you from your afternoon classes early enough for you to arrive at York Mills CI by 3:30 p.m.
If you have any questions about the exam, please DO NOT CONTACT YORK MILLS CI. Please contact us at the e-Learning Central Office.
The exam room schedule is posted in the e-Learning News on your D2L My Home page and will also be posted at York Mills. And don't forget to read the exam information webpage.
Good luck everyone!
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