Friday, June 19, 2015

Did you know you can view the time remaining in a quiz in hours, minutes and seconds?

When taking a quiz with time limits you are able to see the timer in intervals of hours, minutes and seconds. 

  • If a quiz is set for more than an hour long, the clock flashes when there are 10 minutes remaining.
  • If a quiz is set for less than an hour long, the clock flashes when there are 5 minutes remaining.
  • Regardless of the set timer, the clock flashes when there is 1 minute remaining.
quiz timer image

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Best Practice: Saving Answers on Quiz Questions

When completing a quiz, it is highly recommended that as you answer each question you select the save button at the bottom of the question. Saving each question can prevent the loss of any quiz answers during the completion of the quiz.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Listening to HTML Content with ReadSpeaker

Fully integrated with Desire2Learn, ReadSpeaker will read an HTML page to a user by simply selecting the Listen button in the ReadSpeaker toolbar at the top of a page in the Content Viewer.

For more information on how to use ReadSpeaker, please visit:

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Streaming Video Available from the LCC Library

Are you a visual or auditory learner? Are you looking for ways to spice up your presentation? As an LCC student, you have access to thousands of streaming videos through the Library. You can use the videos as you do research for your papers, or even link to videos for class presentations. Streaming videos even include transcripts and citation help.

Use the Find Videos Page to search for all videos available through the Library, or search directly in our streaming video database:
  • Films on Demand provides NBC News and historic film and video archives with more than 12,000 stories from the 1920s up to current day. Also includes NBC News resources for Higher Education, current events, and original science videos.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Would you like to know which courses are offered in online and hybrid formats each semester?

Lansing Community College provides a list of courses that are offered in the online or hybrid format for students to quickly review in order to assist them in planning which courses to register for in the upcoming semester.

If you have questions regarding specific courses or degree programs, please contact the Academic Advising Department at (517) 483-1904 or

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Accessing Grades in Desire2Learn

Students can review their grades in D2L by selecting the Grades link from the navigation toolbar.If you have trouble finding the grades area in D2L, please contact the eLearning Department for assistance at:

IMPORTANT NOTE: Official grades for courses will be available in Banner after the end date of the course.