Course Merge Request Instructions

Faculty can now request that their course sections be automatically combined using Course Merge Request located on the D2L Navigation bar: When you click the Course Merge Request link, you will be directed to the following screen. Ensure your institution is selected and then click the My Courses button: Locate your...

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Copying an Announcement to Other Courses

This tech tip demonstrates a shorthand method of copying an announcement from one course to another course: 1. Click the drop down arrow beside the announcement to access the context menu and then choose Copy to Other Courses: 2. In the Choose Destinations textbox, enter the name of the course...

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Changing Course Banner Text

This Tech tip shows you how to change the text in your course homepage banner. This can serve as a tool for engaging students’ attention whenever they log in to the course. Changing the text of the homepage banner will not affect the title of the course since the title...

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CTL Faculty Resource Bulletin

Faculty Resource Bulletin  Highlights of this week’s bulletin include:  Formalities  Opportunities for Faculty Support and Development  Faculty and Student Resources  Potpourri  Minnesota State Events and Development Opportunities  National and Vendor-Sponsored Events and Development Opportunities  Formalities  A Note from Fran Kennedy   Hi everyone! What a whirlwind the last few weeks have...

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Tech Tip: Restore a Deleted Quiz

This tech tip shows how to restore a quiz that was deleted from a course in D2L Brightspace. From your course homepage navigation bar: 1. Click Assessments > from the dropdown menu select Quizzes 2. Ensure Manage Quizzes is selected: 3. Click More Actions, then select Restore 4. From the...

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Faculty Resource Bulletin

Highlights of this week’s Bulletin include: Course Design Institute: June 6-23 Course Design Resources CTL Open Labs and Consultations Digital Learning Labs Call for Proposals: MnLC Learning and Technology Summit Career and Technical Education: The Heart of Minnesota's Workforce Open Education Conference Call for Proposals Minnesota State Summer Educational Development...

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Tech Tip: Evaluating Student Work with Rubrics

Rubrics are an efficient way to use scoring criteria as you grade a student’s assignment. They also provide students with guidelines for obtaining each grade level.  D2L Brightspace offers two types of rubrics: Analytic and Holistic.  An analytic rubric allows you to evaluate certain criteria in the assignment, whereas a holistic...

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Faculty Resource Bulletin

Highlights of this week’s Bulletin include: Innovative Teaching Fellowships Upcoming CTL Trainings and Events Calendar The 6th Annual Equity Book Group Teach Together Minnesota! Minnesota State Spring Educational Development Minnesota State highlight: Universal Design for Learning: Quick Tips to Enhance Learning Experiences – February 10 Vendor highlight: QM Research Online...

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