Update the Course Information Template

To update the Course Information Template:  From within a D2L courses, select Content. Course Information should appear. If it does not appear, click on Course Information To edit the template, click within the text field. Replace the bold text with your information. Select the Update button to save your changes.  Blank Copy of Course Information Template. http://express.lcc.edu/faculty/elearning/D2L%20Course%20Information%20Template.pdf Was […]

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August 10th, 2016

Content Reporting

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Viewing Content Statistics by User In the upper right-​​hand corner on the Navigation Bar, select Content. If not already there, select the Table of Contents. Select the Related Tools button to display the drop-​​down menu. Select View Reports.NOTE: From this page you can view the number of users who have visited the topic and the average time […]

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Listening to Documents with docReader

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The docReader text-​​to-​​speech technology extends ReadSpeaker to more documents such as Word, PowerPoint, and PDF files. Ensure your computer has Speakers and the Volume is on. Within a D2L course, select the desired document from the Content area. Open the document by selecting the document title. Open the menu options by selecting the Downward-​​Facing Triangle to the right of […]

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Using Date Restrictions

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Adding Date Restrictions to Content Topics: In Content, locate the Topic that you wish to add a restriction to. Open the context menu by selecting the Downward-​​Facing Triangle to the right of the topic title. Select Edit Properties In-​​Place. Select Add Dates and Restrictions. Select Add Start Date, End Date, or Due Date as necessary. Use the calendar […]

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Hiding Content

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Hiding Content Topics: In Content, locate the Topic that you wish to hide. Open the context menu by selecting the Downward-​​Facing Triangle next to the title. Select Edit Properties In-​​Place. Select the Published/​​Draft drop-​​down menu located to the right of the topic title. Select Draft status to hide the topic.   Hiding Content Modules: Select a Module from the Table of Contents. […]

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April 5th, 2016

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Deleting Content

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Deleting Content Topics: In Content, locate the Topic that you wish to delete. Open the context menu by selecting the Downward-​​Facing Triangle to the right of the title. Select Delete Topic. Select Permanently delete both the topic from Content and the associated file or activity from the course. Select Delete.   Deleting Content Modules: In Content, locate the Module […]

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April 5th, 2016

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Renaming Content

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Renaming Content Topics: In Content, locate the Topic that you wish to re-​​name. Open the context menu by selecting the Downward-​​Facing Triangle to the right of its Topic Title. Select Edit Properties In-​​Place. Select the Title of the topic you wish to change. Enter a New Title for the topic. Select anywhere Outside of the Title Field with your […]

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Using Drag-​and-​Drop

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IMPORTANT NOTE: If there is already content within the module, the ​“drop zone” will disappear. Instructors can still drag-​​and-​​drop content directly inline with the existing content without the use of a drop zone. Adding Content Using Drag-​​and-​​Drop: Select Content from the Navigation Bar. Select the Module that you wish to add files to from the Table of Contents. […]

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Creating Content

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Creating New Content (i.e. Upload Files, Create a Link, etc.) Select Content from the Navigation Bar. Select a Module from the Table of Contents. In the module, open the New menu. Select the Option you wish to use from the New menu and follow the prompts to add the content. BEST PRACTICE: Instructors should periodically check links and test […]

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Creating Modules

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To Create a New Module: Select the Content link from the Navigation Bar. In Content, select the Add a Module area of the content workspace. Enter a Name for the module. BEST PRACTICE: Instructors should make sure that Module and Topic titles are clearly labeled and easily identifiable. Press the Enter Key on your keyboard. The module will be […]

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April 5th, 2016

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