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 Add People to a Community Group
Add people to a Community Group Adding users that already exist in the D2L LMS is most easily accomplished by using the Org Defined ID number. Usernames or first and last names may be utilized as well in the search. If you do not locate a user from...
 Add a User to Your Section
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...
Create Groups
You can create group work areas for students with the Manage Groups tool and use groups to organize students’ work on projects and assignments. Students can belong to multiple groups within the same course. For example, each student can simul...
Create Student Inactivity Alerts
Intelligent agents may be created in D2L to alert instructors of student inactivity in the course. Show Video Walkthrough Creating an Intelligent Agent Click Course Management on the navbar, then choose Course Admin . Click Intelli...
Enroll Students in Groups
Enrolling students in groups Students are enrolled in groups based on the enrollment options selected on the New Category page. See directions for how to use the New Category to create groups in the article Create Groups . You will use the Enrol...
Join the Brightspace Community & Access the PIE (Product Ideas Exchange)
Brightspace Community The Brightspace Community site is the primary destination for D2L's community of clients, partners, users, developers and D2L staff to share ideas, knowledge & resources with others. You can connect with other D2L user...
Use Chat
Chat is an online text-based communication tool. It is a synchronous area where you can talk to your participants in online real-time discussions. From the chat tool, you can communicate with anyone in your course. We recommend using WebEx as the b...
Use the Announcements Tool
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...
Use the Instant Message Tool to Send & Receive Messages
You can use Instant Messages to send and receive messages to and from students and other users in D2L. Students can also message each other. Send Messages Click on the Message alert icon (the envelope) in the minibar at the top of the screen, the...
View and Enter Grades by Groups and Sections
You can view and enter Grades by User (default), Groups, and Sections. View and Enter Grades From the navbar, click Grades , and then click the Enter Grades tab. From the View By drop-down list, select Groups  or  Sections , and ...