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Desire2Learn (D2L) Orientation

Description

Intended Audience: Any EIU student using EIU's new learning management system: Desire2Learn (D2L).

Description:

These sessions will provide a demonstration of navigating D2L and various features including accessing courses & course content, communication and assessment tools. The same session will be repeated each time so students should only plan to attend one session listed below. All Sessions will be held at the Gregg Technology Center (Directly West of Booth Library). For questions, contact Kim Ervin, Training Specialist, CATS at kservin@eiu.edu or 581-8358.

Topics:

Logging in, My Home interface, Course access, Account settings, Alerts, My Home Calendar, Email, Locker, Course interface, Chat session, Classlist, Discussions, Dropbox, Grades, Course Calendar, Quizzes.

Objectives:

1) When needing entry, the participant will know where to access D2L and successfully log in. 2) When in the D2L system the participant will know the purpose of the widgets located on the “My Home” interface. 3) When in the D2L system the participant will know how to access courses. 4) When looking at the “My Home” interface the student will know how to access “Account Settings” without assistance. 5) When looking at the “My Home” interface the student will know how to access alerts without assistance. 6) When looking at the “My Home” interface the student will know how to compose emails and add attachments without assistance. 7) When looking at the “My Home” interface the student will know how to access the locker, create, edit, move, and delete folders, upload to the locker, and download from the locker without assistance. 8) When looking at the “Course” interface the student will know how to access and begin a chat session with others in the course without assistance. 9) When looking at the “Course” interface the student will know how to access the classlist and send emails and pages from it without assistance. 10) When looking at the “Course” interface the student will know how to access content and understand what its purpose without prompting. 11) When looking at the “Course” interface the student will know how to access discussions, follow a discussion, search for messages, mark a discussion as read or unread, flag a message, print, post, and reply to discussions. 12) When looking at the “Course” interface the student will know how to access dropbox, submit assignments, and review history and feedback of previous submissions without assistance. 13) When looking at the “Course” interface the student will know how to access their course grades without assistance. 14) When looking at the “Course” interface the student will know how to access, view, edit, and export events or tasks in the calendar without assistance. 15) When looking at the “Course” interface the student will know how to access and take quizzes without assistance.




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