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StarID Works for Some Items, but Not Everything

Attempt to login to d2l.mnsu.edu. If this doesn't work, reset your password using knowledge article: 22039. If the password reset doesn't work please contact our IT Solutions Center. If this works go to the next step.   2.  Attempt to login to h...

Randomize Quiz Questions using Question Pools in D2L

On the Manage Quizzes page, click on the title of the Quiz you want to add a random Question Pool* to. Click Add/Edit Questions button in the Properties tab. Click Add. Select Question Pool from the drop down menu. Enter a Question Pool Title. C...

Can't Edit A Rubric in D2L Brightspace

When a Rubric is associated to an Assignment submission folder or a Discussions topic and has been used to evaluate a thread or submission, it will become locked. This means you cannot edit the Rubric.   To solve this issue you copy the rubric, edit...

Discussions with Groups

Click Discussions under the Communication dropdown menu. Click the New button. Click New Topic. Click the Forum heading to select which forum this topic will go under, or if a new forum needs to be created for this discussion topic, click the New Fo...

Error message in D2L Sending E-mail From the Classlist

There is a setting in Quizzes that disables email and messaging function in D2L while a Quiz attempt is in progress. If a Student has a Quiz with this setting, and haven't submitted the quiz yet, they will get an error message when trying to use the e...

Multi-factor Authentication FAQ - Verify credentials

In most cases, no. When you successfully log in to Office 365, the authentication token or key is saved to that device and unlocks your access for an undisclosed period of time. After that token expires, you will be prompted to log in using multi-facto...

Attendance Tool Basics in D2L Brightspace

The Attendance tool enables you to create registers that track attendance for activities within your course. You can track attendance for any number of activities and customize your registers to suit your needs. Use the Attendance tool to create sessi...

Export a course package from D2L Brightspace

1. Using Mozilla Firefox web browser, navigate to https://mnsu.learn.minnstate.edu 2. Log in with your Star ID credentials. 3. Locate the course you wish to export. 4. Click the course title. 5. Click Course Admin in the horizontal navbar in the ...

Linking assignments to grade items in D2L

Click the dropdown arrow next to the Assignments you want to link and select Edit. Click the Grade Item drop down menu and select a Grade Item from the list. Or, click New Grade Item to create a new grade item for the Assignments submission folder. ...

Create Groups with Discussions in D2L Brightspace

Click the Groups link under Communication. Click the New Category button. Enter a Category Name. Select from the Enrollment Type dropdown menu the style of group you prefer. Enter in the Number of Groups you want to have based on the Enrollment Typ...

Error message: Can't upload documents to D2L Brightspace

There is a known issue with D2L Brightspace. If a document has a special character, like "/" or "\" in the title, the user will receive an error message when attempting to upload it to a course offering.   The resolution is to rename the file without...

Give a Student Special Access to extended availibility and time limit on a D2L Brightspace Quiz

1. Edit the Quiz. 2. Click the Restrictions tab.   3. Scroll down, locate the Special Access section, select Allow selected users special access to this quiz.   4. Click Add Users to Special Access.   5. Under the Due Date section, Check H...

Set-up automatic feedback in D2L Quizzes

To set-up automatic feedback in D2L Quizzes there are two steps: 1. Create the questions and add the feedback 2. Edit the Submissions View to allow students to view feedback Step 1. Create the questions and add the feedback 1. In the Edit quiz menu...

Editing Groups in D2L Brightspace

You can edit group enrollment in the Groups tool. To edit group enrollment: Click the Communication drop down menu on the course offering homepage. Click Groups. On the Manage Groups page, select the category you want to edit from the View Categori...

Finding and Pinning Courses in D2L Brightspace

Find all your courses in D2L Brightspace using the My Courses widget or the waffle icon. You can also pin those courses to quickly locate them.   Finding Courses with My Courses: Login to D2L Brightspace. Find the My Courses widget on the homepage....