New Articles

  1. The Online Update New

    The Online Update is a video newsletter produced every major semester by Lone Star College-Online.  Discover new features in D2L, new help articles on VTAC, and other changes happening soon in the area of online learning. Here are the ...
  2. Copy Course Components

    The Import/Export/Copy Components tool provides several channels through which content can be brought in, or exported out of, a course offering (Org Unit). This tool is commonly used for copying some or all content from a previous semester’s c...
  3. D2L Supported Browsers

  4. Software Resources for Faculty

    Software Resources for Faculty D2L Capture is a tool for creating and publishing rich media directly from classrooms across the LSC system and is being used for recording classroom presentations, as a supplement to key concepts, and to provide ta...
  5. Use the Instant Message Tool to Send & Receive Messages

    You can use Instant Messages to send and receive messages to and from classmates and other users in D2L. Send Messages Click on the Message alert icon (the envelope) in the minibar at the top of the screen, then click on Instant Messages . Cl...
  6. Set Optional Advanced Quiz Properties

    The following options are available in the Optional Advanced Properties section on the quiz Properties  tab: Allow Hints  Allows students to access hints to questions (if there are hints entered in the quiz questions).  Disab...
  7. Create an Announcement Item

    The Announcements tool enables you to create announcements that help communicate course updates, changes, and new information to your students quickly and efficiently. Since My Home or Course Home is the first page that students see when they log in...
  8. Other Helpful Software

    Get Started Browsers Supported by D2L Perform a System Check Perform a speed test - Make sure your internet service is adequate for test taking. http://www.speedtest.net/ https://www.measurementlab.net/tests/ndt/ The following soft...
  9. Reorder Assignments

    On the Assignment  Submission Folders page, click   the More Actions  button then select Reorder . Select the new position for a folder or category using the Sort Order drop-down list beside its name. The positions of o...
  10. Publish to the LOR

    Publish an Object to the LOR  In your D2L course, click the arrow next to the content you wish to publish to a repository, then click Publish to LOR.  Select a repository from the dropdown menu, then click Next .  Click Ne...