Folio

General Information

Please note that certain features of Folio, specifically content downloading, are currently unavailable when using Internet Explorer 8. We recommend that you use Mozilla Firefox when working in Folio at this time.

About Folio

Desire2Learn (branded as Folio for Georgia Southern) is an Online Learning Environment that contains tools and features for teaching and learning. Clients around the world find the environment excels in its ability to deliver powerful features within an easy to use interface. The faculty and students of both Georgia Southern and throughout Georgia have chosen it as the new generation platform for online courses.

Features

Below is a list of some of the features that we will be bringing to the environment.

For Instructors:

  • Intelligent Agents – Let the system do the work for you!
  • Assessments Tools such as ClassList, Competencies and Rubrics — take control of assessment!
  • Simplified, powerful Grade Book, with spreadsheet-style entry mode!
  • Course Builder tool simplifies the process of building modules and adding content, drag and drop style!
  • Assignment Dropbox now features the ability to record Audio and Video for your students!

For Students:

  • Notification settings – never miss that quiz again!
  • User profiles for a more “social” experience.
  • Integration with Google! View Email, Docs and Calendar within D2L.
  • Attach Google Docs as Assignments, no flash drive required.
  • No Java requirements – it just works better!

For Everyone:

  • Improved interface is more modern and easy to use.
  • Access your courses and grades on the go with mobile support for phones and tablets.
  • Live integration with Banner — registration, drop/add and grades are automatically updated.
Training

Please note that certain features of Folio, specifically content downloading, are currently unavailable when using Internet Explorer 8. We recommend that you use Mozilla Firefox when working in Folio at this time.

Faculty

Request a Blank Course Shell here!
Download helpful handouts from the Knowledge Base!
Visit the Folio Faculty Learning Center for other basics.

Please note, we are not currently taking Crosslisting Requests at this time.

Student

Note that an online training course is listed for all students in the “My Courses” widget within Folio. If you do not see this course or are having problems, please contact CATS support for assistance at (912) 478-0882 or via email at cats@georgiasouthern.edu.

You can also visit the Folio Student Learning Center for other basics.

Support

Please note that certain features of Folio, specifically content downloading, are currently unavailable when using Internet Explorer 8. We recommend that you use Mozilla Firefox when working in Folio at this time.

Crosslisting Form: Click here
Student Enrollment Form: Click here

Center for Academic Technology Support • PO Box 8018 • (912) 478-0882 • cats@georgiasouthern.edu