Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor – Getting Started

Overview and Tech Requirements Respondus has two tools used for D2L/Brightspace Quiz security.  A LockDown Browser prevents users from accessing resources outside of a Quiz.  The second tool is Respondus Monitor which records the student as they take the exam, thus deterring behaviors associated with cheating.  Here's a video that explains each tool:   Tech … Continue reading Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor – Getting Started

Films on Demand

Films on Demand has been added to the Insert Stuff menu in D2L.  This will allow you to find hundreds of thousands of videos you can directly embed within your course. Note: While the directions below show you how to add a Film on Demand video to a Content page, they can be added anywhere … Continue reading Films on Demand

D2L Course Image Standards

Background The Course Image appears at the top of each Course Home page and in the corresponding course tile on the My Home page.  D2L automatically supplies each course with an image from their library.  Most of the time, it will be a picture of nature or architecture. With this exposure, it's important to use … Continue reading D2L Course Image Standards

Content Tools

A diverse group of items can be added to the Content tool.  The play list below will walk you through many of these options.  Please note- some topics covered by D2L in the video tutorials are not recommended at PPCC.  These include using the Course Overview, Uploading Video, and Uploading Audio. Others, such as Brightspace … Continue reading Content Tools

Grading in D2L

We suggest that you always go to the Quizzes or Assessments tab (depending on what you're grading) even though you can start this process in the Grades tab as well.  It's easier! Next, click the down arrow (AKA the caret) next to the Quiz or Assessment you're wanting to grade, and select EDIT from the … Continue reading Grading in D2L