D2L - Student Cannot Access Minibar Alerts While Quiz is in Progress (UW-Madison)
UW-Madison is adopting Canvas as the single, centrally supported learning management system, and discontinuing support for Desire2Learn (D2L) and Moodle. Access to D2L and Moodle will permanently end June 1, 2018. For information about retaining materials from D2L or Moodle, please refer to this document.
For some quizzes students have in progress, the student will not be able to access D2L "minibar" update alerts until they have submitted the quiz (alerts are the red dots that appear in the top right area of the screen when something new happens, such as a news posting).
In these cases, the instructor has enabled the following setting in the quiz setup "Properties" tab: