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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Email Settings

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Setting Up Email Forwarding Note: As a best practice we recommend checking your all messages folder when checking email in D2L; NOT just the folder associated with a course. 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: […]

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Responding to Email

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Note: As a best practice we recommend checking your all messages folder when checking email in D2L; NOT just the folder associated with a course. 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 […]

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Composing Emails

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Note: As a best practice we recommend checking your all messages folder when checking email in D2L; NOT just the folder associated with a course. 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 […]

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Emailing Users Without Assignment Folder Submissions

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Note: As a best practice we recommend checking your all messages folder when checking email in D2L; NOT just the folder associated with a course. 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 […]

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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.

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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 provides 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:┬áDiscussions can be […]

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Emailing from the Classlist

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Note: As a best practice we recommend checking your All Messages folder when checking email in D2L, NOT just the folder associated with a course. 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. […]

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