Thursday, July 23, 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.

Monday, July 6, 2015

What happens to Discussion posts I save as drafts?

Within a discussion post in D2L Students can save their post as a draft before publishing.  
Saving as a draft allows the student to come back to the post at a later time, finish and then publish the post.

To access posts that have been saved as drafts navigate to the topic where you have saved the draft.  Once inside the topic click on the drafts link to access the posts you have saved as drafts.  Drafts can be edited and saved or edited an published.

Please note that until the draft is published other users in the course will not see the post.  

For more information on using discussion boards within D2L please visit:

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: