LMS Update


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 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!

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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D2L: Backing Up Your Grade Book

Exporting Grades

Exporting grades to a Desire2Learn course produces a comma separated values file (.csv), with the students' information separated by commas.  This file can then opened with Excel and saved as an Excel file (.xlsx). It is important to back up the Grades area frequently.

NOTE: To maintain an up-to-date backup, export a Grades List several times during the semester as well as at the end of the semester

  1. On the Course Home Page navigation bar, click the GRADES link. The User List screen appears.
  2. Click the EXPORT  GRADES buttonexport grades.The Export Grades pane appears.
  3. In the Export Options section, select the desired options.
  4. In the "Choose Grades to Export," sections, select the appropriate grade items.
  5. Click EXPORT TO CSV. The "Export Grades" dialog box appears.
  6. Click the grade link. The "File Download" dialog box appears.
  7. Click the SAVE button. The "Save As.." dialog box appears.
  8. Find and select the desired save location.
  9. Click the SAVE button. The "Download complete" dialog box appears.
  10. Click CLOSE. The grades are exported.