Chad Anderson

Restoring Deleted Discussion Posts

The purpose of this tech tip is to demonstrate how you can restore discussion threads that may have been deleted. From the discussion tool with in your D2L course site, click the “More Actions” button, and choose “Restore”: Click the “Restore” button next the deleted discussion thread: If you delete...

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Intelligent Agents

Intelligent Agents Intelligent Agents can monitor login activity, course activity of a student, and release conditions in a course. Things to consider when creating an intelligent agent are: • What the agent looks for • How often the agent acts • What to include in the notification to the student...

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New Purge Process

There will be a new course purge schedule that will start immediately. Courses will now be preserved for 5 academic years.  This change is due to the fact that some courses were only being offered every 4 years and the system office wanted to give those courses a chance not...

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Re-ordering Grade Items in your Gradebook

Once you have created grade items in your gradebook you may want to re-order them for ease of use when you are grading your students.  The following steps will demonstrate how to reorder your gradebook. On your Course Navigation bar, click “Assessment” and then choose “Grades”:   Click “Manage Grades”:...

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Restricting Discussions to Certain Groups

From your D2L homepage, click “Communication” and then “Groups”: Click the “New Category” button: Enter a name for the Category of Groups: Choose “# of Groups” under “Enrollment Type”: Enter the number of Group you desire: Check the desired  group options: Check “Set up discussion areas” Click “New Forum” link:...

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