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Add a YouTube Video to an Assignment Submission or Post
You can add a YouTube video anywhere you find the Insert Stuff button in a WYSIWYG/HTML editor. Inside the WYSIWYG/HTML  editor (wherever you are using it; News, Content, Dropbox Instructions, Discussion Prompt, etc.), click on the first bu...
Create and Insert a Video Note Attachment
Video Note is available in any tool with an HTML editor. You can add videos to assignment submissions, discussion posts, email, etc.. The method varies slightly depending on the course tool you are using. Using Record Video From the Attachments a...
Dismiss and Restore an Announcement
Announcements Overview Instructors may use Announcements to deliver messages, course information, and other important updates. Announcement items appear in the Announcements widget, but you can also receive instant notifications about newly poste...
Filter and Search Email Messages
Email Overview The Email tool allows you to receive and reply to email from within D2L. You can also organize received mail using folders and store email addresses using the Address Book. Filtering Email Messages Click on "Filter By" d...
HTML Editor Basics
There are multiple parts to the HTML editor.  The upper toolbar of the HTML/WYSIWYG editor is very similar to the toolbar in most document editors, such as MS Word. If you do not see this full toolbar, click the [...]icon on the far right ...
Join a WebEx Meeting
When an instructor schedules a meeting, they put a link on the Content page or send an email invitation with the information on how to join. To join a meeting from Daylight Content: Click on the link. The Meeting Information page appears. I...
Reuse Video Notes
Students are able to reuse video Notes. In the HTML Editor click the Insert Stuff  icon. Click Video Note Search . Enter your search terms in the Search Notes field, then click the Search button . You can also leave the search f...
Set Up Notifications
Notification settings are found in the personal menu. The personal menu contains links to your profile, notification options, account settings, and log out. You must set up a contact method on the Notifications page to receive instant notifications...
Use Chat
Chat Overview The Chat tool allows you to communicate with class members synchronously (at the same time) in D2L. Chat sessions can be found through Collaboration  > Chat . Click Collaboration on the Navbar and select Chat . ...
Use Classlist
Classlist is the roster of the students, instructors, and others enrolled in the course. Click on Collaboration on the navbar and select Classlist . The Classlist screen appears. Click on the  Students tab to display students who...
 Use D2L Email
The Email tool allows you to send an email within D2L. You can also organize received mail using folders and store email addresses using the Address Book. To Read or Reply to Email There are 2 ways to access D2L email. On the Minibar, click on...
When You Have Earned an Award in Your Course
You may receive an award from your professor based on various criteria the professor has set for that award.  When the award is presented, a notification will pop up at the bottom of your homepage screen. You will also get an email indica...