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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D2L Maintenance Window

MAINTENANCE WINDOW/ SCHEDULED OUTAGE As the D2L (Brightspace) service is hosted off-campus, we will be following D2L’s regular scheduled maintenance windows.   These maintenance windows are scheduled for the 2nd Saturday/ Sunday of each month, between 11:00PM and 5:00AM MST (Mountain Standard Time, Local Calgary time).   Impact to End Users:   D2L’s servers will be available during the Maintenance Window.  […]

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Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights

Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights Clarification for Instructors using D2L and TopHat In simple terms, the usage agreement for an online service provider describe that: You retain exclusive copyright, ownership, and intellectual property rights for all of the content you create and for which you own intellectual property rights. The vendor retains copyright, ownership, and […]

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D2L & Adobe Connect System requirements

Desktop / Laptop computers D2L is compatible with most major browsers and operating systems.  Click here to see specific platform requirements.  Some features may require popups to be allowed. Online sessions (using Adobe Connect) may require the use of headphones and microphones/ a webcam.  Adobe Connect will also require Adobe Flash to be installed on […]

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Logging in and basic navigation in D2L

Your D2L login page depends on what type of user you are: UofC Faculty/Staff/Graduate or Undergraduate Students – you may also access it under Quick Links through myUofC portal. UofC Guest accounts or Course Administrators Continuing Education Students Continuing Education Instructors If you need a password reset, please contact the IT Support Centre. Tutorial on logging and […]

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D2L Instructor – Can you see your course?

Once you have logged in to D2L, there are two places to look for your courses:  under “Select a course” in the black bar at the top of the screen, or in the “My Courses” widget.  See the screenshot below for details.   Missing courses in D2L? Confirm that you are assigned as the Primary […]

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