Commitment to the Acceptable Use of D2L

Effective on-line learning experiences depend on the commitment of each user to engage in learning and teaching activities in ways that respect other students and instructors in accordance with relevant laws and University of Calgary policies and regulations. I understand that the privacy of other users is paramount. Sharing email addresses or other personal information […]

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Hiding the classlist in your course

If an instructor wants to hide the classlist in a D2L course (for privacy reasons, so students can’t see who else is taking the course), click in the “Edit Course” link in the red navigation bar. At the bottom of that page should be an “Administration” section that looks like this: Click “Tools” to see […]

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Group Set-up

D2L groups can be created, with associated dropbox folders and discussion topics, using the D2L Group Set-Up Wizard.  Before creating D2L groups, please ensure that you have completed the Gradebook Set-up Wizard (see below). If there is more than one assessment item in the group project, you may want to use gradebook categories. Group Set-Up […]

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Intro to D2L

If you are new to D2L, need a refresher, or simply want to do more with D2L, check out these great resources. Below are a few things that you may find helpful at the beginning of the semester: Logging in and Basic Navigation in D2L Watch the demo videos or click on the PDFs for detailed […]

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D2L ePortfolio: build, view, share and modify learning artifacts

Demonstrate life-long learning and capture your personal and academic achievements with the D2L ePortfolio. The D2L ePortfolio document will walk you through a series of screenshots that will help you to build an ePortfolio in D2L, where you can begin to reflect on your learning journey over time. This D2L video describes how students can […]

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Extra Resources

The following sites are great resources to find information on additional questions or help resources that you may need. Continuing Education Help Site (useful for everyone) Continuing Education at the UofC has created a fantastic site with great resources.  Please check them out here. D2L From the company, D2L is now calling the LMS “BrightSpace”. […]

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Top Hat in D2L

Top Hat allows you to synchronize with your LMS, D2L, to make it easier to communicate between the two systems. The main reasons why you might want to implement this integration are: Add your student roster automatically to Top Hat from D2L Push your grades from Top Hat to D2L in a few clicks This […]

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How to Set Up and Use Rubrics

In order for a rubric to be associated with a D2L assessment item, the rubric must be built using the D2L rubric tools. This tutorial explains how to build a D2L rubric and associate that rubric with an assessment item: Build a Rubric in D2L Sample Rubrics

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