Pearson MyLab Setup

Getting Your Course Set Up with MyLabs

  1. Send an email to VTAC@lonestar.edu or start a chat using the VTAC-Live Chat tool.
    • Include a list of the courses, complete with section numbers and terms, in which you wish to use MyLabs.

Linking Pearson MyLab/Mastering to a D2L Course

  1. Make sure that you are not logged in to Pearson MyLabs.
    • If you opened Pearson MyLabs previously, please close your browser and reopen to be sure you are not still logged in.
  2. Open your course in D2L.
  3. Go to Content and choose the module where you want to insert the Pearson Tools
  4. Add a module to your course and give it a name (e.g., "MyLab Links"). 
  5. Click on the Add Existing Activities button and choose Third-party Integrations.
    Identifies Third-party Integrations
  6. Choose Pearson MyLab and Mastering Tools launch.
    Identifies Pearson MyLab and Mastering Tools launch
    NOTE: If this option does not display, then the course has not been configured for Pearson MyLabs. See the first section for information about getting your course configured.
  7. Click the Pearson MyLab and Mastering Tools launch link that is now present in your content module.
    Identifies Pearson MyLab and Mastering Tools launch
  8. Click Continue in the pop-up window (if prompted).
  9. Click on Pearson MyLabs and Mastering.
    Pearson's MyLab and Mastering link
  10. Click I Accept.
  11. Sign in with your Pearson account.
  12. Your course is now linked with Pearson. Click Get Started!
    Notification that accounts are linked.
  13. Click Get Started again on the next screen.
    Shows Get Started button
  14. Search from the catalog to find your book and select it to build a course, or select a course you've already created.
    Choose from catalog or Copy existing course
  15. Fill out the form for your course and click Create Course.
    Shows Create Course form
  16. Close your browser tab or window. You will receive an email when your course is ready.
  17. Return to D2L and click Course Management then Course Builder.
  18. Drag the "Pearson Links" icon to the module where you want to add the links.
    Shows dragging Pearson Links icon to new module
  19. Check the boxes for the content you wish to add to your course and click Add to course.
    Shows Choosing Content and the Add to course button
  20. Click Content on the navbar and choose the module you created to view the links you added. 
  21. Click on the Bulk Edit button at the top of the screen.
    Identifies Bulk Edit button
  22. Make sure each link is marked as "Open as External Resource."
    Identifies Open as External Resource
  23. Click the Done Editing button at the top of the screen.
    Identifies Done Editing button