D2L Help Pages Overview


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The Help Pages fea­ture over 80 step-by-step instruc­tion­al guides and demon­stra­tion videos that focus on D2L fea­tures and tools.


Set­tings and Browsers
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Pinning/Unpinning a Course from the My Courses Widget

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Stu­dents can pin/unpin cours­es with­in the My Cours­es Wid­get. Cours­es that have been pinned will appear first with­in the My Cours­es wid­get, fol­lowed by cur­rent enroll­ments and future enroll­ments. If cours­es have not been pinned, the order with­in the My Cours­es Wid­get will be cur­rent enroll­ments fol­lowed by future enroll­ments. Please Note the fol­low­ing. Pinned […]

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Adding a User Profile Image

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Select your name to dis­play the drop-down menu. Select Pro­file. Select Change Pic­ture. Select Upload. Nav­i­gate to the image file on your com­put­er. Select the image file, then select Open. Select Add. Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 for assis­tance. If you are unable to vis­it in per­son, please con­tact us by email […]

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D2L Sup­port­ed Brows­er Infor­ma­tion: Apple Safari Google Chrome Microsoft Inter­net Explor­er Mozil­la Fire­fox Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 for assis­tance. If you are unable to vis­it in per­son, please con­tact us by email at lcc_elearning@lcc.edu, or by phone at (517) 483‑1839. Was this Help­ful ? yes   no

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Setting Text Notifications

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NOTE: Set­ting up text noti­fi­ca­tions with your mobile num­ber is option­al. Stan­dard text mes­sage rates will apply. Select the Per­son­al Menu. Select Noti­fi­ca­tions. Under Con­tact Meth­ods, select Reg­is­ter your mobile. Select the Coun­try your num­ber is from.NOTE: Only num­bers from the Unit­ed States or Cana­da are eli­gi­ble. Select your Mobile Car­ri­er. Enter your Mobile Num­ber. […]

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Setting Notification Options

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Select the Per­son­al Menu. Select Noti­fi­ca­tions. Review Con­tact Meth­ods and make any desired changes. NOTE: For instruc­tions to set up text noti­fi­ca­tions, please vis­it: Set­ting Text Noti­fi­ca­tions Review the Sum­ma­ry of Activ­i­ty options from the drop-down menu. Review Instant Noti­fi­ca­tions and select the Check­box next to each type noti­fi­ca­tion you wish to receive.NOTE: You must […]

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Accessing User Profiles

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From the Com­mu­ni­ca­tion menu, select Classlist. Locate the User Pro­file you wish to view. Select the drop-down menu next to the user name. Select View pro­file Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 for assis­tance. If you are unable to vis­it in per­son, please con­tact us by email at lcc_elearning@lcc.edu, or by phone at (517) […]

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Adding Profile Information

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Select the Per­son­al Menu. Select Pro­file. Enter your Infor­ma­tion in the fields, as desired.NOTE: Com­plet­ing a pro­file is an option­al fea­ture in D2L. Users may enter as much infor­ma­tion as they choose. Adding a Pic­ture Select Change Pic­ture to add a pro­file pic­ture. Select Upload. Choose your Pic­ture. Select Add. Select Save and Close. Come […]

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Binder App

Binder App Installation

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The D2L Binder app is a tablet appli­ca­tion that allows users to view, anno­tate, and orga­nize doc­u­ments from their D2L cours­es. The app is free and cur­rent­ly avail­able for iOS and Android. On your device, access the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store. Search for Desire2Learn. Select the D2L Binder app. Select Get […]

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Edudentity Account Set Up

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To cre­ate an Edu­Den­ti­ty account, users need to go into a D2L course. Edu­Den­ti­ty accounts can­not be cre­at­ed with­in the app. NOTE: Use of the Binder app requires users to cre­ate an Edu­Den­ti­ty account. The Edu­Den­ti­ty account is sep­a­rate from your LCC user­name and pass­word. From with­in a course, select Con­tent. Select a Mod­ule from […]

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Binder App Log In and D2L Connection

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The first time you log in to the Binder App, you will be required to set up a D2L con­nec­tion. You must log in to the Binder App using your Edu­Den­ti­ty account infor­ma­tion. If you haven’t pre­vi­ous­ly cre­at­ed an Edu­Den­ti­ty account, click here for instruc­tions. Open the Binder App on your tablet. Log in using […]

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Adding Documents to My Binder

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NOTE: Before you are able to add doc­u­ments to My Binder, you will need to log into the Binder app and set­up a D2L con­nec­tion. For instruc­tions on how to set­up a D2L con­nec­tion, click here. Doc­u­ments can be added to My Binder using two dif­fer­ent meth­ods- from with­in the Binder app, or from with­in […]

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Interacting with My Binder

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The Binder Tool­bar allows users to inter­act with and orga­nize doc­u­ments in a vari­ety of ways. Doc­u­ment Tool­bar: Opens up a markup tool­bar that allows users to under­line, strike-through, add notes, high­light items, etc. Search Doc­u­ment: Search the doc­u­ment for spe­cif­ic words or phras­es. Set­tings: Use this fea­ture to show/hide anno­ta­tions. NOTE: anno­ta­tions refer to […]

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Binder App Video

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Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 for assis­tance. If you are unable to vis­it in per­son, please con­tact us by email at lcc_elearning@lcc.edu, or by phone at (517) 483‑1839. Was this Help­ful ? yes   no

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Accessing Chats

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From the Com­mu­ni­ca­tion menu, select Chat. Select the Title of the chat you wish to access. NOTE: Gen­er­al chats can be accessed by all stu­dents enrolled in the course. Per­son­al chats can only be accessed by the student(s) assigned by an Instruc­tor. Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 for assis­tance. If you are […]

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Class Progress
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Viewing Class Progress

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On a Desk­top or Lap­top: From the Course Progress menu, select Class Progress. On a Mobile Device: From the Mobile Menu, select Course Progress, then select Class Progress. Select the Cat­e­go­ry you wish to view. Review your Progress. Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 for assis­tance. If you are unable to vis­it in […]

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Dis­cus­sions

Locating Saved Drafts in Discussions

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From the Assess­ments or Com­mu­ni­ca­tion menu, select Dis­cus­sions. Select the Top­ic in which the draft thread was saved. Select the Fil­ter by: drop-down menu. Select the check­box for Drafts. NOTE: Only select Drafts when look­ing for draft threads. Select­ing all three options flags the sys­tem to look for a thread that match­es all three cri­te­ria. […]

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Recording Audio for Discussions

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NOTE: Stu­dents can record audio in dis­cus­sions, Assign­ments, and email with­in a course. From the Assess­ments or Com­mu­ni­ca­tion drop-down menus, select Dis­cus­sions. Select the Top­ic you wish to record audio for. Select Start a New Thread. Enter a Sub­ject and Text into the edi­tor. Select Add Attach­ments to expand the menu options. Select Record Audio. […]

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Discussions Instructional Video

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Com­pos­ing and Reply­ing to Dis­cus­sions in D2L Time: 1:29 Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 for assis­tance. If you are unable to vis­it in per­son, please con­tact us by email at lcc_elearning@lcc.edu, or by phone at (517) 483‑1839. Was this Help­ful ? yes   no

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Changing Discussion View Style

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Stu­dents can choose to dis­play dis­cus­sion forums and top­ics in either a Grid View or Read­ing View (default style). Each style presents posts and replies in a dis­tinct­ly dif­fer­ent fash­ion with­out affect­ing the con­tent. NOTE: Access­ing a dis­cus­sion through Con­tent will dis­play in Read­ing View only. If you wish to use Grid View, you must […]

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Replying to Discussions

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Select the Thread you wish to reply to. Select Reply to Thread. NOTE: You may be required to start a thread before you can read and reply to oth­er threads. Enter a Sub­ject. Enter your Reply. Select Post to sub­mit your reply. Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 for assis­tance. If you are […]

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Composing Discussions

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About Dis­cus­sions Dis­cus­sions can be accessed from either the Assess­ments or Com­mu­ni­ca­tion menu. Once in Dis­cus­sions, you will see a list of avail­able forums and top­ics. After select­ing a top­ic, you will see a list of avail­able threads cre­at­ed by users with­in the course. Dis­cus­sion Def­i­n­i­tions Forums are used to orga­nize dis­cus­sions into cat­e­gories. Top­ics […]

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Assignments Instructional Videos

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Sub­mit­ting Assign­ments in D2L Time: 1:15 View­ing Assign­ment Grades in D2L Time: 0:40 Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 for assis­tance. If you are unable to vis­it in per­son, please con­tact us by email at lcc_elearning@lcc.edu, or by phone at (517) 483‑1839. Was this Help­ful ? yes   no

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Viewing Assignment Grades

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On a Desk­top or Lap­top: From the Assess­ments menu, select Assign­ments. On a Mobile Device: From the Mobile Menu, select Assess­ments, then select Assign­ments. Once an item has been grad­ed by your instruc­tor, the grade will be list­ed in the Score col­umn. Select View to view feed­back from your instruc­tor, or to down­load attached feed­back […]

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Recording Audio for an Assignment

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NOTE: Stu­dents can record audio in dis­cus­sions, assign­ments, and email with­in a course. From the Assess­ments menu, select Assign­ments. Select the Assign­ment Fold­er you wish to sub­mit an assign­ment to. Select Record Audio. On the Adobe Flash Play­er Set­tings, select Allow to allow Flash to access the computer’s micro­phone. Select Close. Select the Record Icon […]

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Submitting an Assignment

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On a Desk­top or Lap­top: From the Assess­ments menu, select Assign­ments. On a Mobile Device: From the Mobile Menu, select Assess­ments, then select Assign­ments. Select the Assign­ment Fold­er you wish to sub­mit an assign­ment to. Select Add a File. Select Upload. Nav­i­gate to the file(s) you wish to upload. Select the File(s).NOTE: Mul­ti­ple files can […]

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Email

Email Instructional Video

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Com­pos­ing and Respond­ing to Email in D2L Time: 1:16 Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 for assis­tance. If you are unable to vis­it in per­son, please con­tact us by email at lcc_elearning@lcc.edu, or by phone at (517) 483‑1839. Was this Help­ful ? yes   no

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Email Settings

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On a Desk­top or Lap­top: From the Com­mu­ni­ca­tion menu, select Email. On a Mobile Device: From the Mobile Menu, select Com­mu­ni­ca­tion, then select Email. Select Set­tings.NOTE: If you are hav­ing trou­ble access­ing Set­tings, check that your brows­er set­tings allow pop­ups. Scroll through the Email, Dis­play, and For­ward­ing options to select the options you wish to […]

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Responding to Emails

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From your D2L Inbox, locate and select the Email Sub­ject. Scroll down to the Mes­sage Pre­view, select Reply or Reply All. NOTE: A new win­dow will open. Enter your reply mes­sage in the body of the HTML Edi­tor. Select Send. Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 for assis­tance. If you are unable to […]

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Composing Emails

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On a Desk­top or Lap­top: From the Com­mu­ni­ca­tion menu, select Email. On a Mobile Device: From the Mobile Menu, select Com­mu­ni­ca­tion, then select Email. Select Com­pose.NOTE: A new win­dow will open. Enter the Name of the user you wish to email.NOTE: Only the names of users with­in the same course will appear. Users can­not email […]

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Emailing from the Classlist

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A. Email­ing All Users from the Classlist: On a Desk­top or Lap­top: From the Com­mu­ni­ca­tion menu, select Classlist. On a Mobile Device: From the Mobile Menu, select Com­mu­ni­ca­tion, then select Classlist. Select Email Classlist. Select Send Email. NOTE: This will gen­er­ate a blank email addressed to select­ed users that can be com­plet­ed and sent. Select […]

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Equa­tion Edi­tor

Equation Editor Instructional Video

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Cre­at­ing an Equa­tion in D2L Time: 0:44 Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 for assis­tance. If you are unable to vis­it in per­son, please con­tact us by email at lcc_elearning@lcc.edu, or by phone at (517) 483‑1839. Was this Help­ful ? yes   no

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Deleting an Equation

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Nav­i­gate to the item (Assign­ment, Dis­cus­sion, etc.) con­tain­ing the equa­tion you wish to delete. From the drop-down menu, select to Edit the item. Click the equa­tion in the HTML Edi­tor to select it. Select Delete on your key­board. Select Update to save your changes. Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 for assis­tance. If […]

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Editing an Equation

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Nav­i­gate to the item (Assign­ment, Dis­cus­sion, etc.) con­tain­ing the equa­tion you wish to edit. From the drop-down menu, select Edit. Click the equa­tion in the HTML Edi­tor to select it. Select the Graph­i­cal Equa­tion icon on the tool­bar. Use the Edit Equa­tion options to edit the equa­tion. Select Insert. Select Save/Update. Come vis­it the eLearn­ing […]

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Creating an Equation

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Nav­i­gate to an item con­tain­ing the HTML Edi­tor. Select the Graph­i­cal Equa­tion icon on the tool­bar. From the options, select Graph­i­cal equa­tion, MathML equa­tion, or LaTex equa­tion. Use the Insert Equa­tion options to enter the equa­tion. Select Insert. Enter any addi­tion­al infor­ma­tion that should be includ­ed with the equa­tion. Select Save or Update. Come vis­it […]

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Equation Editor Toolbar

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There are three types of equa­tion edi­tors avail­able with­in D2L: Graph­i­cal equa­tion, MathML equa­tion, and LaTex equa­tion. Graph­i­cal Equa­tion NOTE: If you hov­er the mouse over an indi­vid­ual tool with­in a tab, the tool’s name will be dis­played.   MathML Equa­tion   LaTex Equa­tion   Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 for assis­tance. […]

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Grades

Grades Instructional Video

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View­ing Grades in D2L Time: 0:35 Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 for assis­tance. If you are unable to vis­it in per­son, please con­tact us by email at lcc_elearning@lcc.edu, or by phone at (517) 483‑1839. Was this Help­ful ? yes   no

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Accessing Grades

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On a Desk­top or Lap­top: From with­in a course, select Grades. On a Mobile Device: From with­in a course, from the Mobile Menu, select Grades. Review your grades. Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 for assis­tance. If you are unable to vis­it in per­son, please con­tact us by email at lcc_elearning@lcc.edu, or by phone […]

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Viewing Assignment Grades

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On a Desk­top or Lap­top: From the Assess­ments menu, select Assign­ments. On a Mobile Device: From the Mobile Menu, select Assess­ments, then select Assign­ments. Once an item has been grad­ed by your instruc­tor, the grade will be list­ed in the Score col­umn. Select View to view feed­back from your instruc­tor, or to down­load attached feed­back […]

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Pinning/Unpinning a Course from the My Courses Widget

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Stu­dents can pin/unpin cours­es with­in the My Cours­es Wid­get. Cours­es that have been pinned will appear first with­in the My Cours­es wid­get, fol­lowed by cur­rent enroll­ments and future enroll­ments. If cours­es have not been pinned, the order with­in the My Cours­es Wid­get will be cur­rent enroll­ments fol­lowed by future enroll­ments. Please Note the fol­low­ing. Pinned […]

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Content Viewer

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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

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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. NOTE: The fol­low­ing Course Home page rep­re­sents the default sys­tem Course Home page. Your Course Home page may look dif­fer­ent as Instruc­tors have the […]

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My Home Page

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The My Home page pro­vides access to 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 eval­u­a­tion at […]

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Mini Bar

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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 ten cours­es […]

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Navigation Instructional Videos

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Nav­i­ga­tion in D2L Using a Com­put­er Time: 4:02 Nav­i­ga­tion in D2L Using a Mobile Device Time: 4:43 The Con­tent View­er in D2L Time: 1:31 Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 for assis­tance. If you are unable to vis­it in per­son, please con­tact us by email at lcc_elearning@lcc.edu, or by phone at (517) 483‑1839. Was […]

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Quizzes

Quizzes Instructional Videos

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Tak­ing a Quiz in D2L Time: 1:12 View­ing Quiz Sub­mis­sions in D2L Time: 0:43 Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 for assis­tance. If you are unable to vis­it in per­son, please con­tact us by email at lcc_elearning@lcc.edu, or by phone at (517) 483‑1839. Was this Help­ful ? yes   no

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Viewing Quiz Submissions

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On a Desk­top or Lap­top: From the Assess­ments menu, select Quizzes. On a Mobile Device: From the Mobile Menu, select Assess­ments, then select Quizzes. Select the drop-down menu next to the quiz title. Select Sub­mis­sions. Select the sub­mis­sion Attempt that you would like to view.NOTE: Instruc­tors have the abil­i­ty to cus­tomize what is dis­played to […]

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Taking a Quiz

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On a Desk­top or Lap­top: From the Assess­ments menu, select Quizzes. On a Mobile Device: From the Mobile Menu, select Assess­ments, then select Quizzes. NOTE: It is rec­om­mend­ed to take quizzes on a desk­top or lap­top com­put­er. Select the Title of the Quiz. Review the Quiz Details and Instruc­tions before begin­ning the quiz. Pay spe­cial […]

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Sur­veys
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Taking Surveys

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On a Desk­top or Lap­top: From the Assess­ments menu, select Sur­veys. On a Mobile Device: From the Mobile Menu, select Assess­ments, then select Sur­veys. Select the Title of the Sur­vey. Work through the sur­vey ques­tions by answer­ing each ques­tion. Select Sub­mit. On the Con­fir­ma­tion pop-up, select Yes. Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 […]

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Come vis­it the eLearn­ing team in TLC 427 for assis­tance.
If you are unable to vis­it in per­son, please con­tact us by email
at lcc_elearning@lcc.edu, or by phone at (517) 483‑1839.

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