How to assign content to a D2L Brightspace class

Learn how to assign content to one of your D2L shells/courses.

1.  Login using D2L

Begin by logging into Edge Factor using your D2L account. This will load all of your active D2L shells/courses into Edge Factor.

Click here to learn how to sign into Edge Factor using your D2L account.

2.  Find content to assign 

You can find content by going to your "Browse" page or by clicking the "Search Content" button.

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3.  Click "Assign"

When you find content that you want to assign, hover over the thumbnail and click the "assign" icon.

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4.  Choose a shell/class

Select which class you want to assign this content too (clicking on the dropdown will show your active D2L shells/courses). Then choose whether you want to add this content to an existing assignment (i.e. Unit 1. Intro to CNC Manufacturing) or if you want to create a new assignment. Finally, click the grey "assign" button.

5.  View assigned content

As the educator you can click on "Classroom" in the sidebar and manage the content that you've assigned to each of your classes/shells.

When your students sign in with their D2L account they can:

  1. Click on "Classroom" in the sidebar,
  2. Select one of your D2L shells/courses,
  3. See the content that you've assigned to them,
  4. And they will be able to "open" and complete the content that you've assigned to them!

Click here to learn how to review and grade your student's work.


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