Steps For Maintaining Instructional Continuity
These are the steps to follow once an emergency is preventing access to campus. Click the icon following each item for instructions. See Instructional Continuity for more details, training and rationale. Print this page to use as a checklist.
Amend the syllabus.
Email students about changes using LSCS email through the Class Roster in MyLoneStar.
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JOB AID: View Class Roster in iStar.
JOB AID: Sending Email in iStar.
Place an announcement in the "News" widget.
Email students via Brightspace by D2L email.
Create a General Questions discussion topic to answer students' questions and reduce the number of emails throughout the term.
Lecture with Brightspace by D2L
Create electronic copies of materials. Then upload materials for easy retrieval or email directly to students.
Record lectures using D2L Capture. Instructors can use a headset and computer to easily record audio on top of their Power Point slides and store them in D2L Capture Central.
Brightspace by D2L GradebookCreate grade categories in D2L Grades.
Create grade items in D2L Grades
Assignments & Exam Alternatives
Get More Training
Watch video tutorials and step-by-step quick reference guides: LSC-Online Resources for Faculty > Faculty Toolbox.
Go to MyWorkshops through MyLonestar for more information about ongoing training sessions.
Determine if guidance to students regarding the use of alternative technologies is needed: D2L Resources for Students