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When Students Hate to Read Course Materials | William D. Prystauk

  I have had the pleasure of teaching online Writing for the Workplace courses at Kutztown University for roughly three years. To date, many successful students have stated that they... ...
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Posted by on 08 January

How do I…Add Activities (formerly known as QuickLinks)

Need to add a URL, wiki, blog or discussion to your course? Who doesn’t? Here you can find out how to add links to all kinds of content to your... ...
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Posted by on 07 November

How do I…Add a New Page

Do you need to add a custom page to your D2L course? The HTML editor available in the “Add New File” feature in the “Manage Content” area makes it easy... ...
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