More often than not, an instructor will call asking how to totally remove all items in a D2L course and start from scratch. Usually this is because they did a full course copy and accidentally chose the wrong course/semester. Although there's isn't a single button to reset everything in your course to an empty state, … Continue reading Delete All Course Content!
D2L makes it possible to back up and download the contents of a course to the home/personal computer of the instructor. If you are planning on making radical changes to your course, for whatever reason, please consider making a backup using the steps below. Currently, SRU keeps old D2L courses online for a rolling five … Continue reading Back Up a D2L Course
Due to changes in how both D2L and YouTube link and displays video, the following is the new proper procedure for linking to YouTube video in your course: 1) First, locate the video that you would like to share with your students on YouTube.com. While it is playing, highlight and copy the URL out of … Continue reading Posting YouTube Videos
One of the most common uses for Desire2Learn is to upload and distribute handouts and other documents to your students. Here is our quick, one minute guide: 1) After logging in to your D2L course, click Content. 2) If you are working in a BRAND-NEW D2L course, before you can begin uploading files, you must … Continue reading Posting Files to D2L – Bare Basics
Now and then we receive calls from both faculty and students having difficulty uploading to D2L. This can happen when a student is attempting to upload an assignment to the dropbox, or when a faculty member is trying to add materials to their course content area. Normally, when this happens, the user complains that the … Continue reading Uploading to D2L – Troubleshooting Tips