The learning and teaching system used in Minnesota State University, Mankato is D2L Bright space. First, let us know about the university. This is a public university. The University is builder in 303 acres. It’s situated in Mankato. Minnesota State University is the second-largest university of its the state. This University adds approximately $781 million to the economy of the state .Minnesota State University added D2L to its system so its students can view their courses easily. And teachers can teach them easily. This system is online. You can learn face to face. Student can check their grades, timing of their classes, talk to instructors, can study in groups with other classmates, do assignments, quiz, and do much more.
If you are studying in Minnesota state University and want to access your online classes then you have to login to D2L Bright space. This is software. It’s specially designed for this university. You learn through this LMS (Learning Management System). And teachers teach using this software. If you guys don’t understand this program don’t worry analytics will be there to help you. And this article will also help you a lot so read till the end. It will be helpful for you.
This system has tools through which you can learn easily. Automatic emails are set up. So you can get the latest updates. You can submit your assignments, check your grades, and you can know the latest adding of courses and deletion of courses.
Your username for D2L Bright space
Your user name to log in will be given by the university. You don’t have to do anything. You will be provided everything. Your username will be given to you by your email. You just have to check your email. If you didn’t got then you should contact Registrars office or enrollment. If you are new to this app don’t worry. It will be an easy process.
For Ontario educators, they have to visit and have to follow the instructions. They have to visit the page if they also want to take the advantage of the bright space learning environment in VLE.
Pin a course to the top of select a course list
I know that how much you find difficulties in finding the courses. Every time you open the site to take an online class you have searched for a long time. So I have a solution for you just follow the steps to pin the desired course at the top of select the course
- Go to navbar
- Then you have to click select the course
- Enter the course name in search of a course area and search for it.
- When you will find your desired course then you will see the option of pin Besides the course
- Click that option
- Now this course will be at the top
How to drop or unroll for a course
You have to contact the Registrars office of the institution to drip the course. When you have dropped the course you may have to wait for a time so that it can also drop from Bright space Learning Environment.
How to view course progress
To view your class progress you have to click the class progress tool. This result will be your overall class result related to different indicators. You can see the feedback of the result specific assignment for the course using this tool. Even your teacher will also use this class progress tool to make your progress report and to take a look over your performance. You will see the progress related to the following things
- Login history
- Check list
- System access history
How to create a discussion thread
If anyone of you want to post reply or thread related to different topic just use the option discussion tools. You can use this tools for many more objectives. Such as to ask any question, to give your opinion related to course, share any file or work with your classmate related to assignment or any homework.
Checking your grades
To check your grades you have to go to the navbar. You will see an option grade tool. Click that option to see your grades for your tests and assignments. Individual grades will be s shown to you. Depending upon the system that how your grades are set, you will also be able to view comments on your grades. It will then provide you the overall performance of the class.
Your bonus grades will be shown without the grade formula. As they will be added to your final grades. So will only be able to see the weight of bounce grades or it’s numeric values.
How to know that your grades are updated
You have to signup to get latest updates. After signing up you will receive an text or notification from email every time when your grades are released. It is better to set up a contact before you subscribe to notification. For that copy the steps
- Go to your minibar
- Go to your personal menu
- Click notification
- Now you have to choose SMS or email option for the item grades.
- You save it
How to submit an assignment
D2l has one amazing feature in it. It has an option of assignment tools in it. Through which you can send assignments to your instructors. While you don’t have to mail, fax or email to them. It’s just very easy. You just have to place your assignment to place provided and submit it. This option is very beneficial both for students and teachers.
You have to submit your assignments before the last date arrives. There are two dates for an assignments due date and end date. Due dates are the deadline dates for submission of assignments. These dates are only for assignments. While end date will be attached to every assignment. These are the last date you can submit your assignment. It doesn’t matter what is the due date. After the end date your assignment will never be accepted whatever the reason is.
Ho to delete an assignment submission
Once you have submitted your assignment there is no option that you can cancel it. So submit wisely and check your mistakes carefully before submitting an assignment. But the is one hack for you. You can resubmit an assignment. And you can tell your instructor. But if you don’t have this option so contact your teacher. Tell him everything and ask him that if you can re submit the assignment.
How to take a quiz
Again you will see an option of quiz tools. Choose that option to give the quiz. After the quiz you can also see it’s results and review. You can view the performance of all the class. If, anyone of you wants be given an additional thermal quiz you have to contact your teacher’s classes. It’s all up to him.
How can you view the feedback of your quiz, discussion, and assignment
To see the feedback you have to ask your teacher first. If he says that the feedback can view then you can view if not then you can not view. When he sees that you can view iI, so you can go to perspective tools to get to know. If you want to know the feedback of assignment you have to go to assignment tools or class progress tools.
How can you change the personal settings from Brightspace Learning Environment
To change your setting go to minibar from your username. Now you change your settings and profile. You can make a change in your accounts and notifications. You can simply log out when you have completed the process. And can change in the future further if you want to.
If you want to change the permissions for the documents you have to visit the office 365 delve app. First of all, you have to locate the document for which you want to verify the permission. Now the option of share. After that press the link shared with. Now you will be able to see who saw your documents and who has the permission to see it. You can edit and can set who can see your documents.
How you can access D2L
You can get access to D2L. For that you have to visit http://D2L.mnsu.edu. It is the site of the MNSUs website desire2learn. Now put your ID and the password. Your ID will be provided to you when you will get registered in the university. Or when you will get enroll to the courses.
You will be able to see the course when you log in. It will be under My course widget.
Want any help
Hope this article will be help you out and solve your problems. But if you want to know more about the D2L Bright space Learning Management or the university just contact 1 800 722 0544. Or you can visit Mankato, MN 56001.