University supported add-ons and plugins

Turnitin

  • TurnItIn is a plagiarism detection tool that can be enabled in the D2L Dropbox. While the tool provides a percentage of text detected as potential plagiarism, it’s essential that you review the originality reports for each student, and not rely solely on the percentage.

iClicker Classic and Cloud

iClicker is a student response system.

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iClicker support

 

Perusall

Perusall is a social annotation tool. Students work together to markup readings. Assignments created in Perusall are integrated into D2L. Additional information about setting up readings and assignments can be found on Perusall's support site.

PlayPosit

PlayPosit is an interactive video platform.

Library Resources

  • Alexander Street integration provides video streaming.
  • Gale Databases integration allows for ease of access to scholarly journals.
  • Research Skills Tutorials integration allows for numerous, interactive and ready-to-use tutorials to select from that will give students the skills to conduct research with confidence. Instructors
    • Note for Safari users: There is a known issue that can cause you to receive a "MissingKey" Error. To avoid this issue, please complete the following 4 steps before taking the tutorial:
      1. Click on the Safari menu in the upper left-hand corner and choose Preferences.
      2. Click the Privacy button along the top of window that opens.
      3. Uncheck the box for "Prevent cross-site tracking".
      4. Log in to D2L again and try launching the tutorial again.