Accessibility in D2L

The Accessibility Checker is used to review content within the HTML Editor to ensure that the HTML page conforms to the Web Content Accessibility Guideline (WCAG) and Section 508 accessibility standards. The Accessibility Checker will indicate if no issues are detected, or if issues are detected the checker will offer suggestions to fix the identified accessibility […]

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May 10th, 2017

New Question Creation Experience

D2L has updated to a new Question Creation Experience. The new Question Creation Experience offers a visual redesign of four question types found in the Quizzes, Self-​​Assessments, and Survey tools: True/​​False (T/​​F) Multiple Choice (MC) Short Answer (SA) Written Response (WR) (formerly Long Answer) There is no change in the workflow related to creating and editing these four question types. […]

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April 27th, 2017

Creating a Copy of a Quiz for a Proctored Setting that Cannot use the Respondus Lockdown Browser

In the event that a proctored setting is not able to utilize the Respondus Lockdown Browser, an Instructor may be required to create a copy of the required quiz for use in the proctored setting that does not require Lockdown Browser. Access to the quiz can then be restricted by setting up a Special Access […]

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April 19th, 2017

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Resize a Video for the News Feed in D2L

When inserting a video file in D2L, via Insert Stuff, the video will be inserted at the default size. The default video frame width is larger than the News column width in D2L. However, students can open News by Selecting the News title link to view the video. Once at this page, the whole video […]

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Concourse Syllabus System

The Concourse Syllabus System allows instructors to create course specific syllabi for each assigned D2L course section. Syllabi created in the Concourse System can be edited and copied into future courses. Instructors can elect to copy the entire syllabus or may select specific sections to copy. The Concourse Syllabus System provides students with a consistent […]

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May 16th, 2016

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Accessing Dropped Student Grades and Attendance

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Select Classlist from the Communication drop-​​down menu. Select the Enrollment Statistics button. Scroll down the page to the Withdrawals section. Locate the student from the Withdrawals list.Note: View the Last Accessed Column to view the date the student last logged into the course. Select the drop-​​down arrow next to the student name. Select to View Grades or View […]

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Setting Up Special Access in Quizzes

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From the Assessments drop-​​down menu on the Navigation Bar, select Quizzes. Select the Title of the quiz you wish to add a date restriction to. Select the Restrictions tab. Scroll down to the Special Access section and then make a selection from the following options:  Allow selected users special access to this quiz: Allows for individualized […]

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Create a Presentation or Lecture Using Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder

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Select the My Media link in D2L, located in the upper right-​​hand corner. In the upper right-​​hand corner of the My Media home page, select Add New to display the drop-​​down menu. Select Create Media from the drop-​​down menu.NOTE: Each time you launch the CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder, you will return to the same download screen; you DO […]

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Create a Screen Capture and Webcam Recording Using Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder

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Select the My Media link in D2L, located in the upper right-​​hand corner of your screen. From the My Media home page, select Add New to display the drop-​​down menu. Select Create Media from the drop-​​down menu. This will launch the Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder. NOTE: Each time you launch the CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder, you will return […]

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Create a Webcam Recording Using Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder

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Select the My Media link in D2L, located in the upper right-​​hand corner. In the upper right-​​hand corner of the My Media home page, select Add New to display the drop-​​down menu. Select Create Media from the drop-​​down menu.NOTE: Each time you launch the CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder, you will return to the same download screen; you DO […]

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CaptureSpace Recording Options

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The software you will use is called Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder. You will need to download and install this program and will launch it every time you record a video. Recording Types The CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder offers a variety of recording options including: Webcam — Record video and voice. Voice — Record audio only. Screen — Record the screen and voice. Screen […]

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Install and Launch CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder

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Choose an operating system: To Install CaptureSpace on PC To Install CaptureSpace on Mac To Install CaptureSpace on PC: From the D2L My Home screen, select the My Media link located in the upper right-​​hand corner. Select the Add New button to display the drop-​​down menu. From the drop-​​down menu, select Create Media. Select the Download for Windows link at the […]

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Uploading an Existing File to My Media

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Select the My Media link in D2L, located in the upper right-​​hand corner. From the My Media home page, select Add New. From the drop-​​down menu, select Media Upload. Select the Choose a file to upload button on the Upload Media screen. Note: In order to upload a file to Kaltura, the file must be saved […]

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What is Kaltura?

  Kaltura is a video platform that allows you to create, store and stream multimedia (video, audio, screen capture, etc.). Adding media to your course can enhance the learning experience! Increase student engagement, instructor presence, and collaboration by incorporating video into your course curriculum. Kaltura is composed of two integrated parts: My Media: A video manager that […]

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Configuring a Quiz to use LockDown Browser

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Select Quizzes from the Assessments drop-​​down menu on the navigation bar. Select LockDown Browser from the top of the Manage Quizzes page. Select Modify Settings from the menu of the quiz that will require LockDown Browser. Select Require Respondus LockDown Browser for this exam.Optional: Select Require LockDown Browser to view feedback and results. Enter the quiz password in […]

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Downloading as an MP3

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Ensure your computer has Speakers and the Volume is on. Select the HTML Page you wish to listen to from Content.NOTE: ReadSpeaker does not read any other document types at this time. Select the Play Button on the ReadSpeaker toolbar at the top of the page. Select the Download Icon (Downward Arrow) to download the audio generate by […]

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ReadSpeaker Settings

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Ensure your computer has Speakers and the Volume is on. Select the HTML Page you wish to listen to from Content.NOTE: ReadSpeaker does not read any other document types at this time. Select the Play Button on the ReadSpeaker toolbar at the top of the page. Select the Settings Icon (gear) to adjust settings. Adjust any Settings you wish […]

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Listening to HTML Files

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Ensure your computer has Speakers and the Volume is on. Select the HTML Page you wish to listen to from Content.NOTE: ReadSpeaker does not read any other document types at this time. Select the Play Button on the ReadSpeaker toolbar at the top of the page. ReadSpeaker should begin reading the HTML page. Was this Helpful ? yes no

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