EdTech | Kaltura

Instructors, would you like to increase student engagement and instructor presence in your D2L courses?D2L’s video platform integration, Kaltura My Media, allows instructors to create, store, and stream multimedia including video, audio, and screen capture. Incorporating video into your course(s) and course curriculum can help enhance the teaching and learning experience for both instructors and […]

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September 28th, 2017

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Using Video with D2L Email

Communicate with an individual student or whole class list by sending videos through D2L Email. Emailing video communications should be used strategically to avoid overwhelming students with too many videos. Why send video through D2L Email? Reach students with a variety of communication preferences Grab students attention and spark curiosity Review email video communication multiple […]

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Using Video in D2L Content

Videos posted in Content should be directly related to the concepts or assignment(s) within that module folder. Why post videos in Content? Increase student motivation Develop potential for deeper learning of the subject Reach students with a variety of learning styles, especially visual learners Provide a common experience for students to discuss Grab students attention […]

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Lino: Sticky Note and Photo Sharing

Instructional Strategy: Compare/Contrast, Collaboration, Demonstration, Brainstorming Bloom’s Level: 1-5 (Remembering, Understanding, Applying, Analyzing and Evaluating) Lino is an online bulletin board in which ‘sticky notes’, as well as images, videos and other files can be posted to a board. Multiple people can work on the same Lino canvas, which is useful for group work and whole […]

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EdTech | Socrative

Socrative Activities Image ALT Tag- Screenshot of the activity options available to use with the free version of Socrative.

Instructional Strategies: Lecture, Reading for Meaning Blooms Levels = 1-2 without activity (knowledge, comprehension) 3-4 with activity (application, analysis)   Socrative is a free, live-audience response system where participants can respond to questions by text message (messaging and data rates may apply), web browser, or via the downloadable app for iOS and Android devices. It […]

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Poll Everywhere

    Instructional Strategies: Lecture Blooms Levels: 1-2 without activity (knowledge, comprehension) 3-4 with activity (application, analysis) Poll Everywhere is a free, live-audience response system where participants can respond to questions by text message (messaging and data rates may apply), web browser, or via the downloadable app for iOS and Android. It is compatible with […]

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Remind: Communicate with students via text, email, and web

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Remind is a free communication tool that helps instructors instantly connect with students by sending quick, simple messages to any device. Send a one-way message or elect to allow for 2-way communication by utilizing the chat feature. Messages can be sent via text (standard messaging rates will apply), email, or smartphone notifications! Key Features and […]

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Email Settings

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Setting Up Email Forwarding 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 have trouble accessing Settings on a mobile device, check that your browser settings allow popups. Scroll through the Email, Display, and Forwarding […]

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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(s) you wish to email. NOTE: Only the names of users within the course will appear. Users cannot […]

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Emailing Users Without Assignment Folder Submissions

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From the Assessments drop-down menu, select Assignments. Select the title of the Assignment Folder that you wish to email students from. Select the tab- Email Users Without Submissions. Compose your email message. Select Send. Was this Helpful ? yes   no

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Grading Discussions

To learn more about assessing Discussions in D2L, view the following instructional videos: Discussions (Instructional Videos) BEST PRACTICE: To prohibit students from posting to a Forum or Topic after a deadline has passed, it is recommended to lock the Forum or Topic instead of hiding it as this will allow students to view existing posts […]

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Changing Discussion View Style

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Instructors can display discussion forums and topics in one of two styles: 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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Deleting Discussions

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From the Assessments or Communication menu, select Discussions. Select the drop-down menu next to the Forum, Topic, or Thread you wish to delete. NOTE: Deleting a Forum will delete all Topics and Threads housed within it. Deleting a Topic will delete all Threads within it. Select Delete. Select Yes to confirm. Was this Helpful ? […]

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Moderating Discussions

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NOTE: Moderating Discussions applies only to discussion topics with the following option selected: “A moderator must approve individual posts before they display in a topic”. From the Assessments or Communication menu, select Discussions. Select the Number next to the alert triangle to view and approve new posts. Select the drop-down menu for the thread you […]

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Discussions

The Discussions tool allows students and instructors the opportunity to communicate and discuss course topics. Instructors can set up forums and topics prompting students to discuss course content and assignments. There is also the option to create group discussion forums and topics that are only accessible by the assigned group members. Important Note: Discussions can be […]

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Emailing from the Classlist

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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. This will generate a blank email addressed to all users that can be completed and sent. NOTE: Instructors are […]

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