Help – Tutorials & Videos

Getting Started

NEW Resource site available:from ON-CAMPUS to ONLINE: the Basics for Faculty”
This site is designed to help you transition from your on-campus class to your online class and includes information to help you create an effective online environment for your students. Check out the “from ON-CAMPUS to ONLINE” comparison-chart.

To access the site, you can self register using your D2L account. First login to D2L using your StarID information. At the top of your home page, click on Self Registration. Click “from ON-CAMPUS to ONLINE: the Basics for Faculty.”  Then click the Register button to finish the process.

Training Session Recordings

Basic Tutorials and Videos

Asterisk (*) indicates commonly used tools

*Announcements Announcements Tutorial
  Announcements Video
  Add a webcam video to an Announcement Video
*Assignments Assignments Tutorial
  -Assignments Video
  -Assignments-Annotations in Grading Webinar
Assignments Special Access Tutorial
Assignments-iPad Assignment Grader App Tutorial
Assignments – Student Feedback Tutorial
  -Assignments-Student Feedback Video
Assignments with Turnitin Tutorial
  -Assignments with Turnitin Video
Assignments-Turnitin GradeMark Scores Tutorial
Assignments-Group Assignments Tutorial
  -Assignments-Group Assignments Video
Attendance Attendance Tutorial
  -Attendance Video
Awards Awards Tutorial
  -Awards Video
Calendar Calendar Tutorial
  -Calendar Video
Setting Dates for Discussions, Quizzes and Assignments Tutorial
Chat Chat Tutorial
  -Chat Video
Checklist Checklist Tutorial
  -Checklist Video
Class Progress Class Progress Tutorial
  -Class Progress Video
*Classlist Classlist Tutorial
  -Classlist Video
  -Classlist and Email Webinar Aug 2019
*Content Content Tutorial
  -Content Video Part 1
  -Content Video Part 2
  –Quickly add a webcam video to Content Video
Content-Export a Course Tutorial
Content-Copy Components Tutorial
  -Content-Copy Components Video 
Continuity of Instruction Reference Guide for Continuity of Instruction
Preparing for Continuity of Instruction
MinnState Academic Continuity Resources
Dates Start and End Dates of D2L Shells
Manage Dates Tutorial
Dates for Discussions, Quizzes, Assignments, and Content
  -Manage Dates Webinar Aug 2019
*Discussions Discussions Tutorial
  -Discussions Video
  -Discussions-Adding Video to Discussion Posts Video
  -Discussions-Grade Discussion with Rubric Video
Discussions-Group Discussions Tutorial
  -Discussions-Group Discussions Video
  -Discussions-Grade Group Discussion with Rubric Video
  -Discussions-Private Individual Restricted Topics Video
Evaluations Faculty and Course Evaluations: See Survey section below
FAQ FAQ Tutorial
  -FAQ Video
*Grades Grades Tutorial 
  -Grades Video
Grades Weighted Tutorial
  -Grades Weighted Video
Grades-Extra Credit Tutorial
Grades-Release Final Grade Tutorial
  -Grades-Release Final Grade Video
Grades-Export Grades Tutorial
Grades-Import Grades from Scantron File Tutorial
Grades-Import Grades from D2L into eServices Tutorial
Groups Intro to Groups Tutorial
  -Intro to Groups Video
Assessing Group Discussions and Assignments Tutorial
  -Assessing Group Discussions and Assignments Webinar
Additional tutorials and videos on Groups available under Assignments and Discussions
Intelligent Agents Intelligent Agents Tutorial
  -Intelligent Agents Video
Glossary Glossary Tutorial
  -Glossary Video
Links Links Tutorial
  -Links Video
Learning Object Repository (LOR) LOR Tutorial
My Courses My Courses Tutorial
  -My Courses-How to find and pin courses Video
Office 365 Office 365 Tutorial
  -Office 365 Video
*Quizzes Quizzes Tutorial
  -Quizzes Video
  -Quizzes-Viewing Student Attempts Video
  -Quizzes-Convert Word Quiz to D2L Video
Quizzes-Special Access Tutorial
Quizzes-Grading Essay Questions OR Re-Grading Questions Tutorial
  -Quizzes-Adding Feedback to Questions Video
Quizzes-In Progress Quizzes Tutorial
Quizzes-Randomized Tutorial
Quizzes-Publisher Test Banks Tutorial
  -Quizzes-Publisher Test Banks Video
  -Quiz Import Webinar Aug 2019
Respondus Quiz Generator Respondus-Importing Word Quizzes to D2L Tutorial
Respondus-Test Banks Tutorial
Respondus-Retrieve questions from D2L to file for printing Tutorial 
  -Respondus-Retrieve questions from D2L to file for printing Video
  -Respondus-Webinar Aug 2019
Respondus Lockdown Browser/Respondus Monitor Quick-Start-Guide-Instructor
Quick-Start-Guide-Student
Rubrics Rubrics Tutorial
  -Rubrics Video
  -Getting Started with Rubrics Webinar
  -Grading with Rubrics Webinar
Seating Chart Seating Chart Tutorial
  -Seating Chart Video
Surveys Surveys Tutorial
  -Surveys Video
Survey Instructions and Preview of Evaluation of Faculty And Course
Zip file: Click to download Evaluation Faculty And Course file for import into D2L shell
Zip file: Click to download CPD-SummativeInstructorCourseEval for import into D2L shell
Video Assignment Video Assignment Tutorial
Video Assignment-Students Tutorial
  -Video Assignment-Students Video
Virtual Classroom Virtual Classroom Tutorial
  -Virtual Classroom Video
Virtual Classroom-Advanced Tutorial
  -Virtual Classroom-Advanced Video
Virtual Classroom-Students Tutorial

Asterisk (*) indicates commonly used tools