Copy Course Content between Courses (Shells) - Transcript
Using Due Dates - Transcript
- Use due dates to help remind students when assignments must be submitted or quizzes must be finished.
Course Start and End Dates - Transcript
- Sometimes you may want students to be able to access your course earlier (maybe to be able to read the syllabus) or later (because the course actually goes on for longer) than the default Start and End dates allow. You can allow students to access the course for longer by editing the Course Start and End Dates.
Start and End Dates on Items (ex. Modules, Dropboxes, Discussions) Within Courses - Transcript
- If you want to ensure that students cannot access the next module or activity until they are ready, you can use Start and End dates to prevent students from accessing them.
Changing My Courses Tile Images (and Course Banners) - Transcript
- If you have an image that would better suit your course, you can use that image as your course banner.
Export a student roster, email list, or grades from D2L
- Within the export tool, check boxes next to the information you wish to export to .csv/.xlsx file.
- In this video, you will learn how to export student information. You can export the student roster to make an attendance chart, the email list to create a shared folder in Google Drive, and export grades for safekeeping.
Deleting Course Content in Bulk
- If you decide that you need to start from scratch in a course that you have already built, you can quickly delete everything that is there already.
Saving Sent Emails in D2L
- You can send Emails in D2L, but it may be useful to have those emails for future reference. After going through some options, you can do this automatically.
Record Webcam Videos to Communicate with Students - Transcript
- If you want to record a quick and simple Webcam video, D2L allows you to do that with Video Note.
Create Groups Within a D2L Course Space (Close Captioned)
- You may want students to do Group work in an Online course, or maybe you are teaching different levels of the same course that you merged. In either case, you can use Groups to break students up into teams and divide access to content and activities.
Using Groups to Limit Access to Modules in Course Content (Close Captioned)
- Quickly restrict access to modules based on group membership.
D2L Groups and Restrictions (Closed Captioned) - Transcript
- Quickly restrict access to various D2L activities using Groups.
Adding Existing Activities and the Manage Files Area - Transcript
- Quickly add Course Activities to the Content Area for easier access.
Use the Quick Eval to quickly identify and grade items across your courses
- Quickly grade and assess learners that have not been evaluated yet across all your D2L courses.
Granting Students with Incomplete Status Access to a Closed Course Space
- Text-Based Instructions
- If you have a student with Incomplete status that needs to finish your course, you can give that student access to your course without re-opening it to the rest of the class.
Adding a Colleague (Fellow Faculty) to Your Course
- If you are co-teaching a course or another faculty member is auditing the course, you can quickly give them access to your course.
Use D2L Chat to Communicate With Students in Real-Time
- Use the D2L Chat feature to communicate quickly with students.
Offer Access to Quizzes, Content, and Other Things to One Section (or Group) but Not All
- Quickly Restrict Course Material and Activities based on Section enrollment.
Export a Backup of Your Course Content - Transcript
- If you need to quickly move from one Learning Management System (i.e., from D2L to Blackboard, Moodle, etc.) or just want to make sure you have a personal backup of your course you can export it.
Completion-based Assignment Restrictions/Academic Integrity Pledge - Transcript
- You can hide activities until another activity has been viewed or a certain grade has been achieved. In this video, we demo how to use D2L quizzes to make an Academic Integrity Pledge before they can access a course activity.
Use Intelligent Agents to Send Automated Emails (to Missing Students) - Text Instructions
- It is often difficult to know when (or if) a student is accessing your D2L course content. With Intelligent Agents, D2L will help you with that. You can create a customized message that informs students that do not access the course after a period of time that they really should.
Using Special Access - Transcript
- Special Access can be used in a number of ways. Prominently, special access is used to give extended time on activities to students who either require it or missed the initial window to complete the activity.
Make Your Pronouns Available to Students and Colleagues in D2L - Text Instructions
- You (and your students) can make your pronouns available to colleagues and students in the Profile Page of D2L.
Progress Tool for Course and Content Access Data - Text Instructions
- Quickly check on a student's progress in your course and see what course materials they have or have not accessed.
Accommodations Tool- Transcript
- Accommodation Text Instructions
- The Accommodations tool is similar to Special Access but you can do it for an individual student instead of each individual quiz. This may be useful if you are required to give a student extra time on your quizzes by the Office of Student Accessibility Services.