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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...
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...
Enroll in a Group
An instructor may set up a group in which a student can self-enroll. Here are the steps to enroll in such a group. In the class go to Collaboration > Groups . Click on the View Available Groups button. Choose a particula...
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 of...
 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. Show Video Walkthrough To join a meeting from D2L Content: Click on the link. The Meeting Inf...
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 fi...
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 are ...
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...
Reserve a Webex Appointment in D2L
Your professor may offer the option to sign up for specific time slots for Webex meetings for office hours, testing, meetings, or other individual sessions. You will need to sign up for a slot if this is the case. To Reserve a Webex Appointment I...
Group Work in a Course
An instructor may set up a group project. You may have links in Content to a Group Assignment or Group Discussion, but the other pieces are found in the Group area under Collaboration. Here are the possible group components. In the class go to Co...