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 times, whenever […]

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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 and spark curiosity Allow students the ability […]

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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 class […]

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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 is […]

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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 Uses : […]

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Email Settings

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Setting Up Email Forwarding: From the Communication drop-​​down menu on the Navigation Bar, select Email. In the upper right-​​hand corner of the screen, select Settings. Under Forwarding Options, select the checkbox next to ​“Forward incoming messages to an alternate email account”. Enter the forwarding email address and select a Forwarding Option from the three listed options. Select […]

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Composing Emails

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From the Communication drop-​​down menu on the Navigation Bar, select Email. Select Compose. This will open a new message window. In the To field, type the Name of the user(s) you wish to email.NOTE: Only the names of users within the course will appear. Users cannot email other users outside the course. Enter a Subject for your email. […]

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Emailing Non-​Submitters

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From the Assessments drop-​​down menu on the Navigation Bar, select Dropbox. Select the title of the Dropbox 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 video: Discussions (Instructional Videos) Select Discussions from the Assessments or Communication drop-​​down menu on the Navigation Bar. Select the Downward-​​Facing Triangle next to the topic name. Select Assess Topic. Select Topic Score under each user’s name. Enter the Topic Score. To send the grade to the gradebook, […]

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Changing Discussion View Style

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Instructors and students can change the way messages are displayed in discussion forums and topics by choosing to display messages in either a Grid or Reading Style (default style). Each style presents posts and replies in a distinctly different fashion without affecting the content. IMPORTANT NOTE: If you access a discussion through the content area, the […]

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Deleting Discussions

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Select Discussions from the Assessments or Communication drop-​​down menu on the Navigation Bar. Select the Downward-​​Facing Triangle next to the forum, topic, or thread you wish to delete. Select Delete. Select Yes to confirm your choice. NOTE: Deleting a forum will delete any topics housed in it. Deleting a topic will delete any posts composed in it. Was this Helpful ? […]

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Moderating Discussions

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NOTE: This section applies only to those discussion topics that have the option ​“A moderator must approve individual posts before they display in a forum” selected. Select Discussion from the Assessments or Communication drop-​​down menu on the navigation bar. Select the Number next to the red alert triangle to view the new posts to be approved. Select the […]

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Discussions

The Discussions tool in a course allows students to share thoughts on course material with their peers. Instructors can set up forums and topics for students to ask questions, discuss course content and assignments, and work together in assigned groups and sections. Important Note: Discussions can be accessed from either the Assessments or Communications drop-​​down menu. Was […]

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Emailing from the Classlist

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Emailing All Users from the Classlist: From the Communication drop-​​down menu, select Classlist. Select Email Classlist. Select Send Email. This will open a new email addressed to all users that can be completed and sent. NOTE: Instructors are able to use replacement strings when sending emails to multiple users in a course. Replacement strings will dynamically change […]

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