Managing Calendar Tasks

Tasks can help to keep course events distinct from your personal tasks.  Use Tasks to break up a big assignment into sub-tasks to stay on top of all your due dates. Tasks is located on the right side of your D2L course or home page in the Calendar area.

Create tasks

  1. On the D2L homepage or the start page of your course, find Tasks on the right side of the page below the Calendar. Click once on Add a task and type in a short task name. When you press enter or click the mouse outside the Tasks box the task is saved automatically and displays with a checkbox and drop-down arrow.
    Identifies Tasks on D2L page
  2. Click the checkbox to mark the task as completed or use the arrow to add notes, a due date or delete the task.
  3. Identifies Task Complete checkbox and Identifies Edit arrow Use the View Completed Tasks link to review or delete tasks that have been completed.Shows completed task

Adding task details

  1. Click the task name to show task details.
  2. If your task does not have a due date, click directly on the Due date field to bring up a date selector, then select a due date, and click the Save due date icon.Shows Save Task Due Date icon
  3. Click on the Add a note... field to add explanatory notes to your task. Click outside the text field to save your note.Shows Notes Detail screen

Mark a task complete

  • Select the check box beside the task name in the task pane. The task disappears from view, but remains in your searchable task archive.Identifies Task Complete checkbox and Identifies Edit arrow

Marking all tasks complete

  • Select Set all Completed from the Tasks context menu.Identifies Tasks context menu
NOTE: Tasks will only disappear when you mark them completed if you select Hide completed tasks in the drop-down list under Completed Tasks in  Settings.

Shows Settings in Calendar

Identifies Calendar Task Options