mycourselink Common Tasks

Open/Activate a course site

To "open/activate" a course site for students:

  1. click on Course Admin on the navbar
  2. click the Course Offering Information link
  3. scroll down and check the Course is Active box
  4. click the Save button
Close/Deactivate a course site at the end of term

Course sites will remain "open" to learners until they are "closed" by the instructor.  To close a site at the end of the term:

  1. click on Course Admin on the navbar
  2. click the Course Offering Information link
  3. scroll down and uncheck the Course is Active box
  4. click the Save button
Request an Online Course Site

Instructions to request your course site:

1. log in to MyInfo: https://myinfo.lakeheadu.ca/

2. click the "Employee" (or "Faculty") tab

3. click "Class Rosters (Current)"

4. select the course from the list then click "Continue"

5. click the "Request an Online Course Site" button on the right-hand side

6. click that you DO want content migrated from a previous offering (if you’ve previously utilized a D2L space)

7. click "Send"

Once your request is fulfilled you'll receive an email to your Lakehead University email account confirming the successful set-up of your online course site.

PLEASE NOTE: A new site request will need to be made each time a course is offered.  Content can be migrated from a previously used site to the new one by selecting the “Migrate Course” option on the Request Form.  

Providing Graduate and Teaching Assistants Access to Online Course Sites
 From the Classlist link:
  • Select Add Participants
  • Select Add Existing Users (TAs)
  • Enter the First Name, Last Name, Student Number, or Username in the Add Existing Users search field then click on the magnifying glass. The teaching assistant you are adding should appear in the search results list.
  • Check the box to the left of the TA’s name
  • Select the appropriate TA role from the Select a Role drop-down menu
  • Click the Enrol Selected Users button to complete the process

If the Teaching Assistant is not an existing user, contact the Teaching Commons at mycourselink@lakeheadu.ca with the TA’s information and we’ll add the TA to your course site.

To change a TA’s enrolment to one of the other TA levels:

  • Check the box to the left of the participant’s name
  • Click the Enrolment link (above the list of class participants)
  • Select a new role from the New Role drop down menu
  • Click Save to complete the process

Teaching Assistant (TA) Roles and Permissions:

  • Editing TA - full developing/editing/grading permissions, cannot add participants
  • Non-editing TA - no developing or editing permissions, full grading permissions, cannot add participants