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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 Transfer Course Materials

Understanding the D2L Platform

Keeps these tips in mind when transferring materials between courses:
  1. The only component that might be overwritten is Course Files. A course file is overwritten if one of the files being copied has the same name as an existing file.
  2. User data is not copied.
  3. If you are copying components from the same source multiple times, be careful not to copy the same items more than once or you will create duplicates.
  4. If you are copying linked or associated components, you must copy all of the related components at the same time.
  5. When Content is transferred the files associated with the links in the Content area are not transferred. Be sure to copy the Course Files area or the topic will not display properly.
  6. Due dates for checklist items are not changed when you copy them.
  7. Auto-enrollments are not run in the new course. You must enroll users yourself.
  8. Release Conditions
  9. The only release conditions that are copied are ones that are attached to and reference other components that are copied at the same time.

Export Course Materials 

To export course materials follow these steps:

  1. Log into D2L and enter a course by clicking on the desired course link.
  2. On the red navigation bar, click on the Edit Course link located in the far-right.
  3. Click on the Import/Export/Copy Components.
  4. Choose the second option: Export.
  5. Click on the Next button.
  6. Click on the Select All checkbox or place a check in the checkbox next to the desired items. [IMPORTANT!!! - You must transfer both the CONTENT and the COURSE FILES. ]
  7. Click on the Next button. (2 times as each screen appears)
  8. Once the files have been exported a green checkmark will appear beside each item. Click on the Done button.
  9. Click on the "Click here to download the export Zip package.
  10. Save the file to your computer or flash drive.

Transfer Course Materials from Another Org Unit (course)

To transfer course materials follow these steps:

  1. Log into D2L and enter a NEW course by clicking on the desired course link.
  2. On the red navigation bar, click on the Edit Course link located in the far-right.
  3. Click on the Import/Export/Copy Components.
  4. Choose the first option: Copy Components from Another Org Unit (In D2L an ORG UNIT is a class).
  5. Click on the Next button.
  6. Select your course from the Existing Offering drop-down box. The next page will automatically appear.

    existingoffering
  7. Click on the Select All checkbox or place a check in the checkbox next to the desired items. [IMPORTANT!!! - You must transfer both the CONTENT and the COURSE FILES.]
  8. Click on the Next button.
  9. The Confirm Components to Copy page appears, click on the Next button.
  10. The Copy Summary page appears. Click on the Done button.

Transfer Course Materials from an Exported Zip File

To transfer course materials follow these steps:

  1. Log into D2L and enter a NEW course by clicking on the desired course link.
  2. On the red navigation bar, click on the Edit Course link located in the far-right.
  3. Click on the Import/Export/Copy Components.
  4. Choose the last option: Import.
  5. Click on the Next button.
  6. After the file uploads it will read the package. If you have a green checkmark, click on the Next button.
  7. Click on the Select All checkbox or place a check in the checkbox next to the desired items. [IMPORTANT!!! - You must transfer both the CONTENT and the COURSE FILES.]
  8. Click on the Next button. (3 times as each screen appears)
  9. The Confirm Components to Copy page appears, click on the Return link.