If you enable Originality Checking (Turnitin) after students have submitted files to the Submission folder, you will need to manually submit files for checking. This is the case even if you choose “Automatic originality checking on all submissions” during setup. … Read More
Unfortunately there isn’t a super easy way to do blind marking via D2L Submission folders. This has been a feature request with D2L for a while, as we know that many instructors (and especially Law instructors) would especially benefit from … Read More
In the grades area you might notice two conversation bubbles: The first row conversation bubbles (depicted in dark gray) indicate that there are discussion posts from the student that have already been marked read in the Discussions tool area. The … Read More
If a Checklist is locked from deletion, it is likely linked to the Calendar tool. These are steps you can take to remove the link to the Calendar, therefore unlocking the Checklist so it can be deleted: Navigate to the … Read More
Beginning with the October 10.7.6 update, instructors will now have the ability to upload Content items from their personal Google Drive or OneDrive folder. These items are either uploaded as dynamic files or as shared links to the document, and … Read More
Beginning with the October 10.7.6 update, users with permission to change course images can now change the course image using the Course Image Library or Upload File options via the My Courses widget actions menu and Course Image banner.
Beginning with the October 10.7.6 update, instructors can launch the Bulk edit exemptions page for a learner from the Grade Item and Grade Category pages. This allows an instructor to quickly update a user’s exemptions without having to open every … Read More
Unlike the submission folder, there is no group setting for Quizzes. The only way group quizzes is possible in D2L is to have one student from a group take the quiz, their grade would be automatically recorded, and then you … Read More
D2L is the company, Brightspace is the LMS (they changed the name of the LMS from D2L to Brightspace in 2015, however we continue to call the system D2L) and Daylight is the user interface.
Other Things to Keep in Mind: Pages documents will be accepted but generally can’t be read from within D2L. So, save Pages documents as .doc or download and install Word (available for free to students). HTML documents should be zipped … Read More