HTML Document Templates

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Introduction to D2L Document Templates The D2L Document Templates were designed by D2L to make it easier for Instructors to create accessible, professional looking HTML content topic pages. There are currently ten templates to select from, allowing Instructors to create clean looking content topic pages from a variety of page layouts, including two-​​column, image, and […]

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May 14th, 2018

Concourse and Accessibility

Select Row, then Row properties from the Table drop-down

Building Accessible Tables From the Syllabus drop-​​down menu, select Edit. For the item you would like the table to appear, select the Edit icon. Select the down arrow next to the Table icon, then select Table to expand the menu. Note: Tables can be pasted directly from Word documents or Excel spreadsheets, though some formatting […]

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May 2nd, 2018

Kaltura Video Editing Tools Overview

Screenshot of the Kaltura Video Tools

Quiz Creator/​​Editor- Select to embed multiple choice or true/​​false questions in a video. Video Editor- Select to edit media by setting different start and end times for a video. Users can edit the original video or create a copy of the new video. Media Details Toggle- Select to toggle the Media Details screen. Save- Select […]

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April 19th, 2018

Reminder: Will your students test at the Testing Center using D2L this Fall?

Instructors who have students test at the Testing Center using D2L will need to require the use of the Respondus LockDown Browser for each exam, and will need to enable it through the LockDown Browser Console in their course(s). Watch the video below detailing the steps needed to prepare your exams for the Semester.  You may also view […]

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October 4th, 2017

Starting a Chat

1. Select the Meeting Participants icon. 2. Choose the type of chat you would like to start: Public Chat or Private Participant Chat. Public Chat allows the presenter to chat with all participants. Select Public Chat. Type your message in the Message Public Chat text field. Select Enter on the keyboard to send. Private Participant […]

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August 7th, 2017

Navigating a Document or Presentation

Use the Document/​​Presentation Controls to move through a document or presentation. Select the left and right arrows to move to the previous or next document page or presentation slide. Select a slide from the menu to move to a specific document page or presentation slide. Zooming In/​​Out a Document or Presentation 1. Select Enable Drawing. […]

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August 7th, 2017

Audio Setup

Upon entering a meeting, you will be presented with an option for ​“How would you like to join the audio?” Select Audio to enter the Audio Setup Wizard, or select Listen Only to skip this step. Choose your audio settings: Select a source from the Microphone Source drop-​​down menu. Select a source from the Speaker […]

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June 21st, 2017

Desktop Sharing

Important Note: Chrome is the recommended browser for desktop sharing. From within a meeting room: Select the Share Desktop icon. The first time only when using Chrome for desktop sharing: install the Chrome extension for desktop sharing. Select Yes and follow the prompts. After the Chrome Extension installation is complete, reload the page by selecting […]

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June 21st, 2017

Entering a Meeting

Prior to entering a meeting, please review the following tips from YouSeeU: Use a laptop or desktop computer. Tablets and mobile devices do not support all Virtual Classroom features. Use headphones instead of speakers to prevent voice echo. Chrome is the recommended browser for desktop sharing. The Enter Meeting Room button will activate when it’s […]

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June 21st, 2017

File Sharing in a Meeting

Once in a meeting, presenters are able to upload files to the meeting room for participants to download. From within a meeting room: Expand the Participants List. Select Public Chat. Select Upload File. Browse your computer to select a file, then select Open. Select the download link for the file in the Chat Pod. Was […]

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June 21st, 2017

Installing in a Course

Once Virtual Classroom is enabled in your course, you may set up the Virtual Classroom Launch in the Content area of a D2L course. Enter a D2L Course. From the Navigation Bar, select Content. Create a new module by entering a name in the Add a Module field. Press Enter on your keyboard. In the […]

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June 21st, 2017

Meeting Room Layout

Meeting Participants: Identifies the participants in the meeting room. Also provides a public chat area that is accessible to all participants. Shared Videos: Display webcams that are broadcasting in the meeting. Start/​​Stop Recording: Record a meeting by selecting the record button, select it again to stop recording. The record button will turn red when recording. Settings […]

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June 21st, 2017

Options for Scheduled Meetings

Once a meeting is scheduled an instructor may access the following options within the Virtual Classroom Launch area. Cancel Meeting: Cancel a scheduled meeting. Edit Meeting: Edit the settings for a scheduled meeting. Manage Participants: Select specific meeting participants from the class list. NOTE: This option is only available when the Whole Class checkbox is unselected during meeting scheduling. […]

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June 21st, 2017

Setting Up a Meeting

To Schedule a Virtual Classroom (YouSeeU) Meeting: Enter a D2L Course. From the Navigation Bar, select Content. Enter the module containing the Virtual Classroom Launch, then select the Virtual Classroom Launch link. Select Schedule Meeting. Enter a Name for the meeting. Select the meeting Start Date & Time. TIP: Schedule meetings to start 5 – […]

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June 21st, 2017

Uploading a Presentation

From within a meeting room: From the Actions Menu, select Upload a presentation. Select Click here (or drop file) for uploading. Browse your computer to select a file, then select Open. Note: Only one file can be uploaded at a time. However, multiple files can be uploaded into the Add files area. Depending on the […]

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June 21st, 2017

Virtual Classroom

Virtual Classroom is a live meeting application that includes audio, video, and presentation components. Instructors can schedule and manage real-​​time online sessions with individual students or whole classlists within their D2L courses. Virtual Classroom Student Instructions   Was this Helpful ? yes   no

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April 25th, 2017

Will your students test at the Testing Center using D2L this Fall?

Instructors who have students test at the Testing Center using D2L will need to require the use of the Respondus LockDown Browser for each exam, and will need to enable it through the LockDown Browser Console in their course(s). Watch the video below detailing the steps needed to prepare your exams for the Semester.  You may also view […]

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April 21st, 2017

Setting Special Access for a Quiz in a Proctored Setting that cannot use the Respondus Lockdown Browser

In the event that a proctored setting is not able to utilize the Respondus Lockdown Browser, an Instructor may be required to assign Special Access for use in the proctored setting that does not require Lockdown Browser. Special Access permission can be set up in the Restrictions Tab of the quiz. From the Assessments drop-​​​down […]

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April 19th, 2017

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Student-​Created Videos for D2L Course Assignments

Students can create videos using Kaltura and post them in their D2L courses in the same manner as instructors by following these step-​​by-​​step directions: Kaltura Overview for Students. When adding video (required or optional) as part of a course assignment be sure that the technology does not change the overall outcome of the assignment. For […]

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Using Video to Communicate Personalized Student Feedback in D2L

Video can be used to communicate personalized student feedback for course assignments, as well as overall course progress. This can be accomplished by adding a personalized feedback video to the ​‘feedback’ area within the Enter Grades screen for Discussions and Assignment Folders, as well as items in the Gradebook, or communicate overall course progress by […]

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April 11th, 2017

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