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Semester Start - Instructor Checklist
Item Additional Comments Course Shell Verification Verify your course shell is present in your D2L course list. If it is not, check in iStar. Contact your chair or Department Manager if the course is missing in iStar. Contact Techn...
 Semester Start - Video Series
Semester Start Video Playlist Test:   vimeowrap('player').setup({ width: 640, height: 360, urls: [ 'https://vimeo.com/album/5177490' ], repeat: 'list', plugins: { ...
Access and Log in to D2L
There are several ways to access and log in to D2L. Lone Star College Homepage - Secure Login Lone Star College Homepage - Alternate Login myLoneStar Portal Show Video Walkthrough NOTE: This video shows the student side of D2L but the steps ...
 Activate a Course
As newly created course shells become available in D2L, they will need to be activated so that students are able to access them. This is done automatically at the beginning of the semester for each course.  However, should you need to activate...
Add Barnes and Noble College Link to Your Course
You can add a link to Barnes and Noble College so that your students can purchase textbooks through D2L. Adding Barnes and Noble College Link to Your Course Click on Content and choose the Module in which you want to add the Barnes and Noble Co...
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.  ...
Brightspace Pulse
Brightspace Pulse is a mobile app that helps students keep track of important updates such as news, deadlines, and grades in one place. Pulse enables students to spend less time organizing and more time learning. Pulse is available on iPhone, iPad,...
D2L Supported Browsers
Please use a browser that is identified as supported   below. Desktop Support D2L is supported on the following desktop platforms with the latest browser versions: Platform Apple Safari Google Chrome Microsoft Edge Mozilla Fi...
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...
 New to Online?
See also Using the Virtual Teaching Assistance Center (VTAC) Useful Online Faculty Support Resources: Online Teaching Certification Online Faculty Handbook Semester Start Checklist Meet Your LSC-Online Representatives Techno...
 Reconcile Your D2L and iStar Rosters
At times the D2L Classlist does not reflect the roster in MyLoneStar. To correct the D2L Classlist: Show Video Walkthrough Sign in to D2L. Click the VTAC Support  link in the navbar.  In the Self-Service  column under ...
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 y...
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Verifying the Official Day Roll (ODR)
Faculty member instructions for verifying the Official Day Roll in iStar. ...