LMS Update

Desire2Learn 

Preparing for the Purging of Courses in D2L (April 21, 2014)

Preparing for the D2L Upgrade (May 10, 2014)

What's New in D2L 10.3

Online Rooms (Blackboard Collaborate)

D2L Quickstart (PDF)

D2L FAQ

D2L Goes Mobile

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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!

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
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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Using the Schedule

The Schedule acts as a course calendar providing a central location for an instructor to record course events.  The Schedule and the Events widget are linked.  Items on the Schedule appear in the Events widget and the Schedule can be accessed through the Events widget if the widget is displayed.

This tutorial covers the following topics:

 Accessing the Schedule

From the Course Home page, on the Navigation bar, click on the SCHEDULE schedule 1 icon located above the calendar. The Schedule appears.

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 Adding an Event

The Schedule allows you to add events along with details about them.

  1. Access the Schedule.
  2. Click on the NEW EVENT schedule 3 button. The Add New Event pane appears. 

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  3. In the Title text box type the desired event title.
  4. In the Description text box type a description for your event. To include a link with your event in the External Link text box type the desired URL.
  5. To specify the event date in the Date and Time section use the Start and End pull-down menus or to select a date from the calendar click on the SELECT DATE calendar icon.
  6. To have the event display on the instructor's schedule in the Event Access section click on the radial button next to Personal.
    To have the event display on the class schedule click on the radial button next to the course name.
  7. Click on the SAVE button. The event is added.

 Viewing Events

The Schedule allows you to view the details of scheduled events by the current day, week, or month.  The default display is the Day view for the current date.  Dates containing events are linked in the calendar.

  1. From the Course Home page, on the Navigation bar, click on the SCHEDULE schedule 1 icon located above the calendar. The Schedule appears.
  2. From the Date Picker widget select a date
  3. To view the event within the context of its week or month select the Week or Month tab. The events for that week or month are displayed respectively.

 Searching for an Event

The Schedule allows you to search for upcoming events.

  1. From the Course Home page, on the Navigation bar, click on the SCHEDULE schedule 1 icon located above the calendar. The Schedule appears.
  2. Click on the SEARCH EVENTS button.
  3. In the Find text box type the title of the event or a keyword.
  4. Click on the SEARCH button. The date and event information appear in the Schedule window.

 Deleting an Event

If an event is cancelled or you no longer need to attend you can delete it from the Schedule.

  1. From the Course Home page, on the Navigation bar, click on the SCHEDULE schedule 1 icon located above the calendar. The Schedule appears.
  2. Click on the DELETE EVENTS button.
  3. Select the appropriate event(s) by clicking on the checkbox next to the event.
  4. Click on the DELETE SELECTED button. A confirmation dialog box appears.
  5. Click on the DELETE button. The event is deleted.