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  1. Add a User to a Course

  2. How to Enroll in a Quality Matters Training Session

    How Can I Enroll in a Quality Matters Training Session? The steps below will walk through gaining access to Quality Matters, browsing available training sessions, and then submitting a selected session for enrollment. If you already have a trai...
  3. Submitting Grades in iStar

    At the end of a semester, your grades must be submitted in iStar; they do not automatically transfer from D2L. Your students will not get credit for the course if you do not transfer the grades manually. See this link for instructions on how to en...
  4.  The Online Update

    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. H...
  5. Quiz Log

    The quiz log contains information about the actions taken by the student during a quiz - entries and exits from the quiz, question saves, submission times, etc. To access the quiz log: Click Assessments on the navbar and choose Quizzes. Click o...
  6. Creating an Online Learning Consortium Account

    The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is a leading professional organization devoted to advancing quality online learning by providing professional development, instruction, best practice publications, and guidance to educators, online learning profe...
  7. How to Access the Quality Matters Rubric

    How Can I Access the Quality Matters Rubric? To get to the rubric, make sure you have signed up for an account on the Quality Matters website. Once you have signed up for an account: Sign in to your account. Click on My Account in the blue h...
  8. How to Create an Account on the Quality Matters Website

    Creating an Account on the Quality Matters Website Go to www.qualitymatters.org . Go to the bottom of the screen in the gray footer area.  Under the Login column, choose MyQM.   Enter your lonestar.edu email address and then click th...
  9. Sending Email to Both Students' D2L and my.lonestar.edu Email Addresses

    You can email your students at both their D2L and their my.lonestar.edu email accounts simultaneously using the Address Book in the D2L email tool. Follow the steps below. Click on Communication on the navbar and choose Email . Click on Set...
  10. Quality Matters FAQ

    Q : How do we get training in using the rubric? A : We are looking at supervisors – chairs and deans – getting certified because of the cost. As supervisors receive training, they can share their knowledge from the course with faculty ...