Content Viewer

When a topic is selected in Content it will open in the Content Viewer. File types including PDF, Word, and PowerPoint will be displayed in the Content Viewer, other file types will provide a link to download the file. The Content Viewer contains the following tools: Side Panel: A slide-out menu that allows users to […]

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Deleting Content

Deleting Content Topics Deleting Content Modules Deleting Content Topics: Within a Module, locate the Content Topic you wish to delete. Select the drop-down menu to the right of the topic title. Select Delete Topic. Select the radio button for Permanently delete both the topic from Content and the associated file or activity from the course. […]

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Creating Modules

To Create a New Module To Create a New Sub-Module To Create a New Module: Select Content. Select Add a Module. Enter a Namefor the module, then press the Enter Key on your keyboard. BEST PRACTICES: Create a Start Here module to house key course items, such as the syllabus, course schedule, and other critical […]

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Creating Content

Creating New Content (i.e. Upload Files, Create a Link, etc.) Linking Existing Tools to Content (i.e. Quiz, Assignment, etc.) Creating New Content (i.e. Upload Files, Create a Link, etc.) Select Content. Select a Module from the Table of Contents. From the Upload/Create menu, select the option you wish to use and follow the prompts to […]

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Hiding Content

Hiding Content Topics Hiding Content Modules Hiding Content Topics Within a Module, locate the Content Topic you wish to hide. Select the drop-down menu to the right of the topic title. Select Edit Properties In-Place. From the Published/Draft menu, select Draft. Hiding Content Modules: Within Content, select the Module that you wish to hide. From […]

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Renaming Content

Renaming Content Topics Renaming Content Modules Renaming Content Topics: In Content, locate the Content Topic that you wish to rename. Select the drop-down menu to the right of the Content Topic title. Select Edit Properties In-Place. Select the topic title, then enter a New Title in the title field. Click anywhere Outside of the Title […]

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Updating the Course Information Area

From within a D2L course, 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 Update to save your changes. View a blank copy of the Course Information Template.

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Using Date Restrictions

Adding Date Restrictions to Content Topics Adding Date Restrictions to Content Modules Adding Date Restrictions to Content Topics: In Content, locate the Content Topic that you wish to add a date restriction to. Select the drop-down menu to the right of the content topic title. Select Edit Properties In-Place. Select Add Dates and Restrictions. Select […]

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Using Drag-and-Drop

Adding Content Using Drag and Drop Reordering and Moving Content Using Drag and Drop Adding Content Using Drag and Drop Select Content. Select the Module that you wish to add files to. From your desktop, locate the File that you wish add to the module. NOTE: You are able to drag and drop files but […]

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Content Reporting

Viewing Content Statistics by Content or User Exporting Content Statistics Viewing Content Statistics by Content or User Select Content. Select Table of Contents. From the Related Tools menu, select View Reports. Select the report(s) you wish to view: View by Content to view the number of users who have visited the topic and the average […]

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