Viewing D2L Courses from the Student Role

To exit View As Student, simply select the "x" within the drop-down menu

From within a course, select the Personal Menu (your name) to display the drop-down menu. Select View as Student. Note: If another role is listed, select Change, then select Student from the list. To stop viewing as a student and to switch back to the instructor role, select the X.

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June 7th, 2018

Changing the Course Navbar to Default Settings

Course Admin selected from the Manage Course menu

If you have a customized course navbar: It is recommended with the May 10, 2018 D2L Update, that before copying your course into a new semester course shell, you change to the default Course Navbar. The default Course Navbar was designed to maximize compatibility across all devices. Follow the instructions below to change the Course […]

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May 10th, 2018

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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Course Home Page


The Course Home page is the first page when entering a course and consists of a navigation bar that provides access to course information and resources through links, menus, and widgets. Course Navigation Bar: Provides access to links and menus including Content, Grades, Assessments Menu, Communication Menu, Course Help Menu, Course Progress Menu, and Manage […]

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My Home Page


The My Home page provides access to the following menu items and widgets: Concourse Syllabus System: Provides users access to course syllabi for which they are enrolled. Users can view and print the syllabus for each course. Course Evaluations: Provides a link to the course evaluation system. Users can log in and complete a course […]

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Mini Bar


The Mini Bar provides access to courses, email, notifications, and preferences throughout the system, including: My Home: Allows users to return to the My Home page from anywhere within the system. Course Title Link: Allows users to return to the Course Home page from anywhere within the course. Course Selector: Displays the last 10 courses […]

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Creating Custom Navbars


NOTE: It is highly recommended to keep the default navigation bar layout to ensure consistency for students between courses throughout D2L. From the Manage Course menu, select Course Admin. Under the Site Setup section, select Navigation & Themes. Select the drop-down menu for the default navbar (Course Home- Default), then select Copy. Select the Title […]

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April 20th, 2016

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