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Using Brightspace 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 t...
Filtering & Searching Email Messages
Email Overview The Email tool allows you to receive and reply to email from within Brightspace. You can also organize received mail using folders and store email addresses using the Address Book. Filtering Email Messages Click on ...
Using Classlist
Classlist is the roster of the students, instructors, and others enrolled in the course. Click on Communication on the navbar and select Classlist . The Classlist screen appears. The default setting is All Users, which will display F...
Using 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 Communication > Chat . Click Communication on the NAVbar and select Cha...
Setting Up Notifications
Notification settings are found in the personal menu. The personal menu contains links to your profile, notification options, account settings, and logout. You must set up a contact method on the Notifications page to receive instant notification...
Dismissing & Restoring a News Item
News Overview Use the News tool to read instructor messages, course information, and other News updates. News items appear in the News widget, but you can also receive instant notifications about postings through email, SMS, and RSS fe...
Adding a YouTube Video to an Email, Submission or Post
You can add a YouTube video anywhere you find 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 button in the ...
Creating and Inserting a Video Note Attachment
Video Note is available in any tool with an HTML editor.  Using Record Video From the Attachments area of the tool you are in, click Record Video .    When the Flash player prompts you to allow camera and microphone access, clic...
Reusing 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...
Joining 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 Brightspace Content: Click on the link. The Meeting Information pa...
HTML Editor Basics
There are multiple parts of 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 ...