Pro Tips

June 6, 2014  Turnitin Integration: GradeMark Tools and Features
This Pro Tip will cover the GradeMark tools and features found in the CourseDen integrated version of Turnitin.

Turninit Integration: GradeMark Tools and Features

March 20, 2014 — Turnitin Integration: Enable and Access in Dropbox
Learn how to enable the Turnitin OriginalityCheck and access the Originality Report within the CourseDen Dropbox. *The next Pro Tip will cover the GradeMark tool!

Pro Tip: Turnitin Integration

Feb 27, 2014 — Changing your D2L Navbar
Want to use tools like Groups and Chat in your class?  Here's how to add them to your toolbar.

D2L Pro Tip: Changing your navbar

For more help with the Groups tool, see

Feb 20, 2014 — Subscribing to your D2L Calendar
There is a way to help your students remember deadlines for all the assignments in your course!

Pro Tip: Subscribing to your D2L Calendar

You can find the student help document about the Calendar Tool at  Feel free to link to it in your class!

Feb 6, 2014 — Due date v. End date in the D2L dropbox
What is the difference between the due date and end date settings of the Dropbox?  And how can you keep a Dropbox  open for just one student?

Due date v. End date in the D2L dropbox

You can find more about the Dropbox settings in the Tell me about... menu to the left.

Jan 22, 2014 — Guiding students through CourseDen navigation

There are several places for you to point students to get help learning how to get around CourseDen/D2L.

More: A quick place to find the Google doc step-by-step instructions for you is to the left under Tell me about...

As an instructor, you are also able to import elements of the CourseDen training module into your own course. You will find the .ZIP file here

To download the file, select File >> Download or press CTRL + S.

If you are unsure how to import course elements into your course, please visit the following link for a step-by-step walk-through

Jan 15, 2014 – Grade Book: grading discussions from within the grade book
FDC Director Dale Lyles shares how to grade student discussion posts from within D2L's Grade Book.

For more information about the Grade Book and Discussions, see our list of aids in the navigation column on the left.
updated, June 6, 2014, JAL