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  1.  Activate a Course

    As newly created course shells become available in D2L, they will need to be activated so that students are able to access them. Below, you will see how to activate each class one at a time. Show Video Walkthrough Your courses will be di...
  2. Semester Start - Instructor Checklist

    Item Additional Comments Course Shell Verification Verify that your course shell is present in your D2L course list. If it is not, check in iStar. Contact your chair or Department Manager if the shell is missing in iStar. Contact LS...
  3.  Faculty Online Teaching Certification

    Faculty Online Teaching Certification LSC-Online provides Online Teaching Certification Courses as a resource for faculty covering best practices of online teaching. The topics covered in the courses include student engagement, student interaction,...
  4. Meet Your LSC-Online Representative

    LSC-CyFair Cynthia Swenceski Instructional Technologist II Cynthia.Swenceski@LoneStar.edu TECH 200T 281-290-5945 Schedule appointment LSC-Kingwood Jennifer Stallman Instructional Designer II Jennifer.stallman@lonestar.edu ADM 209A...
  5.  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...
  6.  Show Current or Final Grades to Students in D2L

    In order for students to see their current grade, or their final grade, you must release the Final Calculated Grade. You can accomplish this by doing the following: Show Video Walkthrough Setting Gradebook to Release Calculated Final Grade...
  7.  Merge Course Sections

    The Merge Course Rosters form allows you to combine multiple section rosters into one Brightspace course. Show Video Walkthrough To Merge the Rosters (Classlists) Sign in to your D2L course, then click the VTAC Support  link in...
  8.  Add a User to a Course

    This process is to add employees (including adjunct) to courses, not students. To add a student to your class, see Reconcile Your D2L and iStar Rosters . Show Video Walkthrough Log into D2L . Click VTAC Support  on the navbar. Y...
  9.  Using the Virtual Teaching Assistance Center (VTAC)

    The Virtual Teaching Assistance Center (VTAC) is an online knowledge base located at vtac.lonestar.edu .  This should be the first place you go for help – it will most likely have the information you need.  If you can’t find w...
  10. Create a Sandbox

    To Create a Sandbox Log in to D2L.  Click VTAC Support on the navbar. On the Course Design tab, click Create a  Sandbox . The completed sandbox title will begin with “Sandbox: Your Name.“ You should only enter a desc...