St. Cloud State University and the Minnesota State system office are closely following developments related to the international spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Faculty/Staff technology assistance: Drop in and one-on-one sessions offered for Zoom, Kaltura MediaSpace, D2L Brightspace
This page contains guidance and resources to help you modify your teaching to work in the learning management system while achieving your planned learning objectives.
As you anticipate course changes, consider the impact of the circumstances and identify your priorities, such as lectures, structuring discussion opportunities or group work, and collecting assignments.
Resources are also available for students attending remote classes.
If you did not previously have a D2L Brightspace course shell for your spring class, one has been created for you. You should see these newly created course shells after March 12.
Login to D2L Brightspace with your StarID and password: Login to D2L Brightspace
You can provide course material to students through D2L Brightspace. It provides a place for storing a syllabus and course materials.
Creating a discussion in D2L Brightspace is an efficient and easy way for instructors to ask and answer questions and for students to discuss course materials. Your course can have multiple forums and topics. You must create a forum before you can create a topic.
You can use the online quiz question converter to make Word- or text-based quizzes available in D2L Brightspace.
Check out some other helpful tips for exams and alternative assessments.
In the event of self-quarantine, conduct a virtual meeting through Zoom Video Conferencing. (This link also contains links to tutorials and support information.)
Login to Zoom with your StarID and password:
Login to Zoom
To record or share lecture videos or screen share presentations, you can use Zoom or D2L BrightSpace.
If faculty have questions related to accommodations and accessibility in their alternative format/online courses please visit our SAS website for more information or call 320-308-4080.
Please make sure your Star Alert cell phone and supplemental email address information is up to date in the case of emergency communications that may be necessary.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for support.