Course Content in D2L

This page contains instructions for the Content Tool, which you will use to access course materials, complete required activities, and monitor your completion progress on topics contained within each course module. You will probably use this tool more than any other, so it’s important you understand how to use it.
Additionally, you’ll learn about the Binder app and Locker Tool.

To Do: (Estimated time to complete 15 minutes)

  1. Watch the Content Tool video (1:46)
  2. Explore the D2L Web site to learn more about the Content Tool
  3. Review the information about the Locker tool.

To begin, scroll down to watch the “Content Tool” video below.

The D2L Content Tool

This video provides an overview of the Content Area of your course.

Explore the D2L Web Site to Learn More

The Content Area is the primary place where you will find files and other learning materials that form the bulk of the learning experience in your course. Here you will find content organized by modules that allow you to track your progress. Watch the video for more information about the Content Area.

After watching the video, explore the D2L web site to learn more about the Course Content area by selecting the “View D2L Course Content Page” link below. The web page will open in a new window and you can interact with it without leaving this page.

On the right side of the page, you will see a box with several topics under “View course content.” Use the arrows to move between topics. When you are finished exploring the information about course content, scroll up to the top of this page and use the right arrow to move to the next topic.

The D2L Locker Tool

image of three lockersUse the Locker tool to upload and store files in the D2L Learning Environment. Locker enables you to upload files from your PC, or to create new HTML files. Your personal locker area is not course-specific. You can access the locker from anywhere in the D2L Learning Environment and store all of your files together. Group lockers are restricted locker areas where members of a group can share files. Any group member can modify files posted in group locker areas. To learn more about the Locker Tool, please visit the D2L Upload, Store, and Share files page by selecting the “D2L Locker Tool” link below.

The D2L Binder App

D2L Binder App icon

End of Life Notice for D2L Binder

Students who are using Binder should refer to this web page for instructions.  The phased end of life process begins November 1, 2018.