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  1. The Difference between a Weighted and Points Gradebooks

    In D2L you can use either a Points grading system or a Weighted system. Either is a valid choice. But whichever you use, it must be the one you describe in your syllabus. Weighted by Category The Grades are organized by category. Each Category i...
  2. Download TechSmith Relay Videos

    It may be necessary to save TechSmith Relay videos locally. Navigate to the TechSmith Relay site and sign in. Your library displays. Select the video to download. Below the video there are two rows of buttons. The second row includes the opti...
  3. Fix Broken Links

    At times, after copying course content, you may have broken links in your modules. To fix broken links: Click the Broken Topic link. The Add Activity pop-up window displays. Select an activity from the list. -or- Click the arrow button, an...
  4. Anonymous Marking in Assignment Submissions

    To avoid any unconscious bias in grading assignments, you can turn on Anonymous Marking, which replaces student names with "Anonymous User" + a number. Turning On Anonymous Marking If you need to create an assignment, see Create Assi...
  5. 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...
  6. Restore an Archived Course

    Restore a Course that has been archived from your course list. Click VTAC Support on the navbar. In the Self-Service column, under Course Design , click Archived Course Restore . Fill out the form that opens. The more you information you...
  7. Upcoming Events

    This calendar contains training sessions and events put on by each campus, as well as important webinars by some of our supported vendors.   Read tips on how to use this calendar. Tips to using the calendar: To see only one campus cal...
  8. Previewing Assignments

    Previewing Assignment Folders and Submissions The preview option enables you to navigate the steps that students go through to submit files, review their submissions, and view submission history. You can make a preview submission visible on the Sub...
  9. Before Your Students Take a TechSmith Relay Quiz

    Before your students will able to view a TechSmith Relay Quiz in your course, they must visit a TechSmith video through the LTI in your course. To set up one of those videos, follow the instructions below. Show Video Walkthrough To Add a T...
  10. Add, Delete, or Update Syllabi in myLoneStar

    Faculty member instructions for adding syllabi in myLoneStar.