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  1. View Content Statistics

    Content Statistics provide instructors with insight into how students are interacting with course content and materials. Access Content Statistics Click on the Table of Contents inside of a course's content area. Click Related Tools an...
  2. Attendance for In-Person Meetings

    Instructors should take attendance of all individuals that visit class sessions every time a class meets face to face. This attendance is taken in iStar. (These procedures do not apply to online courses that do not have in-person meetings and roster...
  3. 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...
  4. Allow Students to Download TechSmith Knowmia Videos

    You may wish to allow your students to download your Knowmia videos. This way, they can view them repeatedly even if they do not always have internet access or if their internet access is poor. To Allow Your Student to Download Videos Click on C...
  5. Customize Content Using Replace Strings

    Automatically Customize Course Content Using Replace Strings A replacement string allows instructors to customize course content and communications in D2L by incorporating the intended student's personalized information, such as their name, aut...
  6. Add CHEM 101 to to Your D2L Course

    Add CHEM 101 to Your D2L Course Getting Your Course Set Up  Send an email to VTAC@lonestar.edu . Include a list of the courses, complete with section numbers and terms, in which you want to use CHEM 101. Once the integration has been ...
  7. What to Do When Students Can't See Their Grades

    Occasionally, students will report not being able to see one or more grades that have been posted. This article provides some suggestions for troubleshooting missing or invisible grades. When a Student Cannot See a Single Grade Verify that Quizzes...
  8. Approved Instructional Technologies

    table td:first-of-type { text-align: left; } table td { text-align: center; } The below list contains available software and technologies with signed ADA and FERPA compliance agreements with Lone Star College. Please consider ...
  9. Add LibGuides Content to Your D2L Course

    Add LibGuides to Your D2L Course Getting Your Course Set Up  Send an email to VTAC@lonestar.edu . Include a list of the courses, complete with section numbers and terms, in which you want to use LibGuides. To Add LibGuides Content In t...
  10. Find the Reliability Coefficient for a Quiz

    The Insights Portal allows you to measure the quality of your assessments based on several metrics , including the reliability coeffiecient. To view those metrics: On your D2L homepage, click on Faculty Tools   in the navbar and choose &nb...