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  1. Prepare Your Students for Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor

    If you are planning to use Respondus LockDown Browser + Monitor as a proctoring solution for your exams, you should prepare your students to use the system. Following are some suggestions you can use to help students be successful. Make sure there...
  2. Assessing Your Students

    Traditional classroom assessments used to measure Student Learning Outcomes can be modified to be submitted and evaluated online. The table below provides examples of the types of assessments that students can produce and submit in D2L.  Ty...
  3. Proctorless Exams within D2L

    Increasing test security within the existing framework is a first step towards offering proctorless assessments. The following suggestions can be utilized for offering high-stakes testing without the use of a human proctor or proctoring technology, ...
  4. Create a Survey

    Create a Survey Go to Course Management  > Course Admin . Click on Surveys . Click on the  New Survey button. Enter a name for the Survey in the Name field. NOTE :   For details on recommended practices for oth...
  5. Engage Students

    As an instructor, you can enhance student engagement in your course in several ways.  Communicate in Multiple Formats Include Active Learning Opportunities Provide Timely and Useful Feedback ...
  6. Import Grades from External Source

    Grades from an external source, such as a publisher site or other LMS, can be entered into D2L in one of two ways:1) Recreating the gradebook manually in D2L, or 2) Via import. Both options require steps to set up the gradebook in D2L, and the impor...
  7. Easy WebEx Personal Room

    All employees have a general WebEx account managed by the Office of Technology Services (OTS).  Contact OTS at 832.813.6600  or 1.866.614.5014 to activate your account.  Login to lonestar.webex.com using your LSC username an...
  8. Record Webex Meetings

    You can record your Webex meeting for later review by your students and add the link to your D2L course. Webex recordings take some time generating, so you will not see them immediately on the Recordings section of the site. Record a Meeting Star...
  9. Set Up Appointment Booking in Webex

    Appointment booking allows you to set up private meetings and give students the opportunity to sign up for specific time slots. You can choose the times appointments are available, their duration, and the time between appointments. Students will be ...
  10. Add a SoftChalk Cloud Lesson to Your D2L Course

    Once you have created your SoftChalk Cloud lesson, and you have added it to the Score Center if desired, you will need to add the lesson to your content in D2L. Navigate to the content module in which you want to place your SoftChalk Lesson. Clic...