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D2L Connection: South Carolina

With presentations, workshops and networking, D2L Connection: South Carolina is perfect for your learning and professional development. You’ll discover tips and tricks and have the chance to connect with peers to share insights and best practices.

  • Date

    Oct 28, 2022

    8:45 am–2:20 pm
  • Duration

    5 Hours 35 Minutes

  • Location
    Piedmont Technical College - Newberry County Campus
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Why Attend?

  • Gain practical experience with in-depth sessions on D2L Brightspace
  • Ask questions and give feedback directly to D2L team members
  • Share insights with your peers during dedicated networking sessions

Hotels & Accommodations

Hampton Inn – Opera House

Newberry 1201 Nance Street,

Newberry, South Carolina,

29108 803-276-6666 

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Newberry

121 Truman Avenue, Newberry,

South Carolina

29108 803-321-3955 

South Carolina Connection Hotel


8:45 am - 9:15 am

Registration and light refreshments

9:15 am - 10:05 am

Opening Sessions

Fireside Chat with John Baker, Founder and CEO, D2L

10:15 am - 11:05 am

Breakout sessions #1-4

  1. Don’t Tell Me…Show Me! – Denise Huff, Spartanburg Community College
  2. Ten Bright Ideas to make your Online Courses More Accessible to Students with Disabilities – Barry Dahl, Teaching & Learning Advocate, D2L
  3. Brightspace Creator+, Content Creation Platform for Engaging Interactives and Advanced Media Experiences – Dan Semi, D2L
  4. Ten Brightspace Tools You Didn’t Know About (and how they can help), Michelle Piper, D2L
11:15 am - 12:05 pm

Breakout sessions #5-8

  1. Games, Games, Games! – Meredith Brown and Leandra Arvazzetti, Piedmont Technical College
  2. Office Documents: Making Word and PowerPoint Docs Accessible – Barry Dahl, D2L
  3. Increase Learner Engagement and Cultivate Persistence – Dan Semi, D2L
  4. Enhance Your Grading Experience with Quick Eval, Michelle Piper, D2L
12:15 pm - 12:55 pm


1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

Breakout sessions #9-12

  1. Don’t be “Clueless” about Mindfulness in the Online Environment – Derk Riechers and Ron Stafford, Northeastern Technical College
  2. Innovative Tools for Faculty Development – Krista Rinehart and Dr. Elizabeth Pearsall, York Tech
  3. Video Captions and Transcripts Made Easy, or At Least Easier – Barry Dahl, D2L
  4. The ABC’s of the Brightspace Awards Tool (Awards, Badges, Certificates) – Dan Semi, D2L
2:00 pm - 2:20 pm

Wrap-up and Prizes

We’ll gather for a quick wrap-up to reflect on what we’ve learned and shared, and we’ll give away a whole bunch of door prizes before we send you on your way.

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