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 here.

For a guide on how to view grades from a particular student’s perspective, please click here.

To view discussions from a student role, follow the instructions below:

  1. To impersonate a student role in your course, navigate to Course Home in the navigation bar.
  2. In the Role Switch widget (bottom of Course Home page), click the dropdown box and select Student.
  3. Click Change Role.  Be sure to exit that role switch when you are done.