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Month: October 2016

D2L Tool Tip of the Week: Restoring a Deleted News Item

This tutorial is designed for faculty who have previous experience using the News tool or the HTML editor in D2L and will cover the steps involved with restoring a deleted News Item in the News Tool in D2L.  For further information, please contact desupport@camosun.ca for assistance.

Steps

  1. Go to the Homepage of your course.
  2. In the News widget context menu, click on Go to News Tool

    In the News widget context menu, click on Go to News Tool

  3. In the News widget context menu, click on Go to News Tool

    Click on the More Actions menu and select Restore

  4. Select the News Item(s) you wish to restore, and click the Restore button

    Select the News Item(s) you wish to restore, and click the Restore button

  5. Click on News in the breadcrumbs (top left) to return to the News tool

    Click on News in the breadcrumbs (top left) to return to the News tool

Things to remember

This Restore function is to restore deleted News items. You can also “restore” dismissed News items by clicking on a News item’s context drop-down menu and selecting Restore.

D2L Monthly Upgrades – What’s new in October

Welcome to our monthly Camosun D2L Upgrade Report.

Once again, not a lot has changed in this month’s upgrade of D2L (next month, I promise there will be more!)  The one minor change has been and additional to the exporting grades function in the grade book.

Basically, now you will have the option of including group membership information with your grade book export (if you have groups in your D2L course site).

To access this feature:

  1. Go to the Grades tool in your course siteexportgroups1
  2. Click on the Enter Grades link (if you are not already there) at the top, leftexportgroups2
  3. Click the Export buttonexportgroups3
  4. Notice the addition of the Group Membership option under User Details.  Once you have finished selecting the items you wish to see exported, click either the Export to CSV or the Export to Excel button.exportgroups4