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eLearning@UNG (D2L) Resources

eLearning (D2L) Tutorial

The eLearning (D2L) Tutorial introduces you to UNG's learning management system, eLearning@ung (D2L). Students will learn how to navigate their courses and use the various tools available within the course. The tutorial is available for self-enrollment within the eLearning@UNG (D2L) homepage.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I use eLearning@UNG (D2L)?

DETI’s Online Student Success team has created an eLearning (D2L) Tutorial. You can self-enroll in the tutorial within eLearning@UNG (D2L). The link for self-enrollment is located on the right hand side of your eLearning@UNG (D2L) homepage. You can also find tutorial videos and more D2L resources on the eLearning@UNG (D2L) homepage. If you need further assistance, please contact us via email at deti@ung.edu.

How do I find my course within eLearning@UNG (D2L)?

All of your courses are listed within “My Courses”. If your course is not “pinned” on the homepage, click on the “view all courses” link. Once you find your course, you can “pin” it and access it directly from the homepage. Detailed instructions can be found within the “Finding and Pinning a Course” resource on the right-hand side of your eLearning@UNG (D2L) homepage.

I have never taken an online class. Are there any tips and tricks you can suggest?

The Online Student Success team has several tips and tricks at your disposal. For detailed information, visit our Online Learning Tips webpage. If you need further assistance, contact us at deti@ung.edu.

I am not very experienced with using computers. Are there any resources that could help me?

Along with the information within our Online Learning Tips webpage, we recommend students visit the Goodwill Community Foundation’s technology tutorials. They offer tutorials on using Microsoft Office suite, internet usage, computer basics, and more.

Do I have access to tutors online?

Yes, UNG offers free online tutoring 24/7 through Smarthinking. You can access Smarthinking directly through your courses in D2L (for UNG Online classes) or through your courses in GoVIEW (for eCore classes).

Please contact IT for assistance with the following

For additional IT assistance, please contact the UNG IT Service Desk by email at helpdesk@ung.edu, or by phone at 706.864.1922

D2L Integrations

Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment when taking quizzes and exams in eLearning@UNG (D2L). This is a free AI solution to proctored exams.

Smarthinking

Smarthinking is a free online tutoring service available 24/7. Students can access Smarthinking within their D2L courses. Subjects include: Business, Mathematics, Computer Technology, Spanish, Writing, Nursing and more.

Top Hat

Top Hat is an active learning platform which allows your instructor to ask questions, take polls, give quizzes, and get feedback from you during class.

Turnitin

Turnitin is a plagiarism checker. Most instructors will integrate Turnitin directly within their assignments.

Blackboard Collaborate

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is a web conferencing tool that allows students to connect with their instructor and classmates through synchronous text chat, voice, and video. It is integrated within eLearning@UNG (D2L).

Blackboard Ally

Blackboard Ally provides course content in a wide range of Alternate formats for students.

UNG follows Section 508 Standards and WCAG 2.0 for web accessibility. If you require the content on this web page in another format, please contact the ADA Coordinator.

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