View your course as a student sees it?

D2L allows you to get an idea (to some degree) of how your course is viewed by students.  Please note that while this works well for areas such as Content, it does not for areas such as groups or discussions, as you still have your instructor privileges. For a guide on how to view quizzes from a student role, please click […]

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View a quiz as a student preview

Using the Role Switch widget will not allow you to take the test as a student does. Instead, we will utilize the Preview option. Navigate to your quiz via Assessments, then Quizzes . Beside the name of your quiz, click on the downward pointing triangle to access the Preview option. Move through the quiz, with the exact view that students experience when taking […]

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How to print a class list

A group or section membership list, and class enrolment list, can be printed using the Export to Excel feature: Using the Export Grades option will produce an excel file with your complete class list. Navigate to your gradebook using the red navigation bar through Assessment > Grades > Enter Grades Click on the Export On the next page, in Export Options, select the […]

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Importing grades into D2L gradebook

Please download the appropriate guides: Importing from an external spreadsheet like Excel: PDF Import Grades in D2L Importing a Scanned Exam (Scantron processed by Imagine) into D2L as a NEW grade item: PDF Scantron Import NEW Grade Item Importing a Scanned Exam (Scantron processed by Imagine) into D2L to an EXISTING grade item: PDF Import Scantron EXISTING Grade Item

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Help Documentation by the D2L company

D2L has documentation and videos that are helpful to learn and use the features of D2L.  Please note that the theme of D2L in these may look different than how we have branded the UofC version, but the steps are the same. Documentation Videos

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Quizzes and Survey Basics

D2L quiz tools enable educators to create a wide variety of points based question types; both objective and subjective formats, and ranging from simple multiple choice to long answer question types.  Quiz set-up options include quiz time constraints, question randomization, security, hints, feedback, and more. Please refer to the documentation that we currently have: Setting up a simple […]

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Dropbox Folders (digital assignment submission)

The D2L Dropbox folder is an assignment submission folder where students upload completed assignments such as document, graphic, audio, and video, files. A separate Dropbox folder is required for each assessment item submission. Linking each Dropbox Folder to the associated Gradebook assessment item guarantees that grades assigned in the Dropbox folder are automatically transferred to […]

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Discussion forums

The discussion board is a virtual conversation space where students and instructors collaborate using short question and answer style posts.  The discussion board can serve as a focal point for conversation in an online course. D2L discussion topic assessment tools simplify discussion participation grading. How to: Discussion Forum, Topic, and Thread Set-up Re-order Discussion Forums and Topics […]

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D2L Gradebook & Assessment

These guides (Video & PDF’s) will help you set up your gradebook. UofC Video: Printable PDF Guide: PDF Setting up Gradebook  How to: Gradebook Set-up Wizard: Recommended Settings Add Assessment Items to Gradebook Add Assessment Category to Gradebook Enter Grades Calculate and Release Final Grades How to View a Student’s Grade Display as Instructor Copy […]

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