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Access and Log in to D2L
There are several ways to access and log in to D2L. My LoneStar Portal Lonestar Homepage - Alternative Login Lonestar Homepage - Secure Login Accessing D2L from My LoneStar Page Open your supported web browser . Access and log in to My.l...
Create 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...
Faculty Instructions for Viewing Certification Status
Accessing MyWorkshops Login to my.lonestar.edu . Click the Employee tab. Click on the MyWorkshops tab. Viewing Certification Status Information about the status of your Online Teaching Certification can be found in MyWorkshops. Ple...
Add, Delete, or Update Faculty Vitae in myLoneStar
Faculty member instructions for adding vitae to myLoneStar.
Add, Delete, or Update Syllabi in myLoneStar
Faculty member instructions for adding syllabi in myLoneStar. 
Frequently Asked Questions
The following are some frequently asked questions from faculty who are new to teaching online.  If you do not find your question listed below, try searching for a topic using the search box in the upper right corner of this site. Q.  Whe...
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 By Appointment Only Schedule appointment LSC-Montgomery Chris Duffy Inst...
Multimedia Services
Lone Star College offers professional multimedia services at many of its main campuses to enhance your online instruction.  Each campus is different; some require you to handle the equipment yourself while others require a staff member.  ...
 New to Online?
See also Using the Virtual Teaching Assistance Center (VTAC) Useful Online Faculty Support Resources: Faculty Online Teaching Certification Technologies We Support Software Resources for Faculty Other Helpful Software Semest...
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...
Retrieve Withdrawn Student Course Activity Data
Retrieving Grades and Attendance for Dropped Students To find the grades or attendance for a student who has withdrawn or been dropped from a course, please see View Attendance & Grades for Withdrawn (Unenrolled) Users . Retrieving Submission...
Software Resources for Faculty
Software Resources for Faculty Respondus 4.0  is a software tool for creating and managing exams for printing to paper or publishing directly to an online course. Respondus LockDown Browser is a customized browser that increases the secur...
Technologies We Support
LSC-Online Technology Portfolio The technologies below are supported by the LSC-Online team through VTAC Chat or your campus Instructional Technologist/Designer. D2L The D2L Learning Environment provides a platform for online course content in f...
 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...
VPIs, Deans, DOMS, and Chairs: Instructions for Viewing Faculty Certification Status
Academic Leadership LSC-Online will periodically provide Online Teaching Certification (OTC) reports. Any information needed regarding the status of a faculty member’s OTC completion between reporting times can be found via MyWorkshops. We re...
What can an Instructional Technologist/Designer Do For You?
Instructional Designers/T echnologists  are available on each campus to assist faculty with course design and development using D2L and related tools within the Technologies We Support . Meet Your Technologist/Designer They are ready to a...
 What is a Lightboard?
LSC-Online and some Lone Star College campuses have a lightboard available to help you create more engaging videos for your online courses.  Watch the demo video below to see a lightboard in action. For more information about which campu...
Instructional Support (VTAC)
Need help with complex D2L issues, such as setting up your gradebook, adding content, building a quiz, or integrating publisher content? With the VTAC Support page, we are offering multiple times for phone and WebEx appointments to help us more eff...
If You Need Access to Another Faculty Member's Class
If you need to access another faculty member's class for any reason, there are two ways you can accomplish that. Your division schedule builder (talk to your DOS to locate this person) can add you to the course in iStar in the appropriate role...
Submitting a Testing Center Request
Faculty members may review the instructions for submitting a testing center request in myLoneStar. ...
Verifying the Official Day Roll (ODR)
Faculty member instructions for verifying the Official Day Roll in iStar.
Verifying the Midpoint Roll (MDR)
Faculty member instructions for verifying Midpoint Roll in iStar.