LMS Update

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What's New in D2L 10.5

Online Rooms (Blackboard Collaborate)

D2L Quickstart (PDF)


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Instructional Design & Web Technologies Workshop Schedule

Instructional Design & Web Technologies department offers a wide variety of workshops. Please  let us know if you have a specific topic you would like covered!

Register via email at idwt@ship.edu. Please include the name and date of the workshop in your email.

We're available for individual consultations!

Need help? Please call and we will schedule a session with you.

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Left Navigation Menus

Add a menu item

  • Select the Workarea, then select Content
  • Navigate to your folder, click on View, select Menu

  • Select the menu you wish to edit.  Most are Left Nav 1.  Some areas have multiple menus.
  • Select the type of item you wish to add -- Content, External Htperlink, Sub Menu
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  • Then select add item.  You can also delete items, reorder, edit menu properties, or delete the menu from this toolbar.
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  • Select content you wish to include. If you are adding a new content item, then select New Content
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  • Save your changes

Creating a new menu

  • Select the Workarea, then select Content
  • Navigate to your folder, click on New, select Menu
  • Create new menu named “Left Nav 1” and save.
  • You can then add navigation items such as content items and pdfs in the folder and external links to the Left Nav 1
  • You can also use images instead of titles See apply, visit
  • Save changes
  • If navigation should be sectioned you can add a Left Nav 2, Left Nav 3, etc. [NOTICE this is not a sub menu]. Section titles can be added in Advanced Settings Description