Copy Course Content between Courses (Shells) - Transcript
Roles in D2L
- A quick overview of the roles available to you in D2L.
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.
Using Availability Dates (Start/End/Due) on...
Modules - Transcript
Course Activities/Topics - Transcript
Dropboxes and Quizzes - Transcript
Discussions - 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.
Accessible Images using Alt-Text - Transcript
- If you use images for course content in D2L, make them more accessible by using Alternative Text (alt-text). This extra piece of information can be extremely useful for students that make use of screenreaders and on the off chance that your image breaks.
- Alternatively, you can provide more context to an image using an Image Caption.
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
- D2L: Special Access (Text Tutorial)
- 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.
Add Your Pronouns to D2L - Transcript
- Text tutorial
- Add your pronouns to D2L so that you and your students can view them.
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.
Sync D2L Calendar to Personal Calendar - Transcript
- Quickly sync your D2L calendar to a personal calendar. Note: your personal calendar may take 24+ hours to update from the D2L calendar.
Quickly Update Course Files
- Learn how to quickly update out-of-date course files.
Merge Your Courses in D2L
- See if merging your D2L course spaces is a good idea for your classes, and how to do it.
- Release Conditions on Modules - Transcript
- You can allow course content to be released when certain criteria has been achieved. This can include an extra module for struggling students, opening up the next assignment when students have completed another assignment, and more.
- Release Conditions on Course Activities/Topics - Transcript
- Add a Release Condition on D2L Course Activities/Topics.
- Release Conditions on Discussions - Transcript
- In D2L, you can quickly add a Release Condition to individual Discussions. This can be useful if you want students to complete a reading or a dropbox assignment before going on to the Discussion.
- Release Conditions on Dropboxes and Quizzes - Transcript
- In this video, we show you how to add Release Conditions to both Dropboxes and Quizzes.
- Questions for Academic Integrity Pledge:
1. Having someone else do my work for me is considered plagiarism. (True or False) T
2. The definition of Plagiarism is intentionally or unintentionally presenting someone else's work, ideas, or words as one's own. (True or False) T
3. The following are forms/scenarios of plagiarism (select all that apply): (multiselect, options below-- all of them must be selected to get full points)
 Using a quote from a source without citing it.
 Paying someone (whether a fellow student, independent person, or company) or coercing someone into completing a project or paper for me.
 Working on an exam with another student unless it was otherwise stated by the instructor that it was ok.
4. I will follow the Canisius College Code of Academic Integrity, which can be found in the Student Handbook, and understand that failure to do so may result in several consequences including but not limited to failing the course and/or expulsion from Canisius College. (True or False) T
5. By typing my name into the blank below, I understand that I must take this course seriously and I acknowledge that I will follow the Canisius College Code of Academic Integrity and will not plagiarize another person's work nor cheat in this course. Please write your FULL first and last name.