Intro to D2L

Below are a few things that you may find helpful at the beginning of the semester: Sign up for workshops available through the Taylor Institute of Teaching and Learning, Educational Development Unit Check out the D2L section on this website or refer to the Semester Start Toolkit provided by D2L Technical assistance is available from Information […]

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Articulate Presenter / Storyline: Publish & Post to D2L

Articulate Presenter and Articulate Storyline are software plug-ins for PowerPoint presentations. The software is similar to Adobe Presenter, however the software is not a supported University of Calgary software. Please note that Articulate software is not compatible with a Mac computer. How to publish Articulate files and post to D2L

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Publish Adobe Presenter Presentation online

We recommend the following process to publish an Adobe Presenter presentation online: publish the presentation to Adobe Connect embed the file in D2L There are two methods for publishing an Adobe Presenter presentation to Adobe Connect.  We have included both options.  The main difference is that one method includes saving a copy of the .zip file to your […]

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Institutionally supported and approved online learning technologies

If you would like to use an online learning technology that is not listed on this page, please contact your IT Partner to begin the process of review and evaluation for use within courses. In accordance with University of Calgary policies, including the University of Calgary’s Electronic Communications Policy, and in compliance with provincial regulations […]

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Video Hosting

The University of Calgary does not currently have a platform for publishing videos. D2L can handle very short clips, but those are viewable only within a course. There is currently a project, coordinated by Information Technologies and the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, to identify and implement a video hosting platform for use by […]

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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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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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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 Create D2L 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 create a D2L rubric and associate that rubric with an assessment item: Build a Rubric in D2L Sample Rubrics

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