How Did They Do That?

The “How did they do that”? video tutorials demonstrate methods for using video in courses, as well as how to add videos to specific areas within D2L and MS PowerPoint. Kaltura in Discussions Kaltura in News Announcements   Kaltura: PowerPoint Lectures  Kaltura in Dropboxes    

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Deleting Announcements

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From the Communication menu, select Announcements. Select the drop-down menu for the announcement to be deleted, then select Delete. Select Yes to confirm.

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Reordering Announcements

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From the Communication menu, select Announcements. Select More Actions, then select Reorder. Using the Sort Order menus, reorder the announcements. Select Save.

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Editing Announcements

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From the Communication menu, select Announcements. Select the drop-down menu for the announcement to be edited, then select Edit. Edit the Announcement. Select the Checkbox for Major edit- send a notification and restore it for those who dismissed it. NOTE: This will alert users regarding the announcement edits, and restore the announcement for users who […]

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Setting/Removing Release Conditions for Announcements

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Setting Release Conditions From the Communication menu, select Announcements. Select the Announcement for which you wish to set a release condition. Under the Additional Release Conditions section, select Create and Attach. Select the Condition Type from the menu. Select the Condition Details from the menu. Select Create. Select Update. Removing Release Conditions From the Communication menu, […]

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Creating Announcements

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From the Communication menu, select Announcements. Select New Announcement. Enter the Headline. Enter the Content. Using the calendar and time menus, select a Start Date and Time and/or End Date and Time. NOTE: Announcements can be scheduled to post at a future date/time. Select Publish.

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Announcements

With the Announcements tool, Instructors can create announcement items to communicate course updates, changes, and other important information, to students, quickly and effectively. Generally, My Home or Course Home is the first page students often see when they log in or access courses; therefore, the Announcements widget is a good area to display important information.

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