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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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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Restoring Deleted Discussions

To learn more about restoring discussions in D2L, view the following instructional videos: Discussions (Instructional Videos)   From the Assessments or Communication menu, select Discussions. From the More Actions menu, select Restore. Select Restore for the Forum or Topic you wish to restore. Select Yes to confirm your choice. NOTE: If a Forum with Topics […]

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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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Creating Discussions

Important Notes: Discussions can be accessed from either the Assessments or Communication drop-down menu. To learn more about creating discussions in D2L, view the following: Discussions (Instructional Videos) To Create a Discussion Forum On a Desktop or Laptop: From the Assessments or Communication menu, select Discussions. On a Mobile Device: From the Mobile Menu, select […]

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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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