D2L: Checklist Tool

Article Type: General Information


Question: What is the D2L Checklist tool?

  • What are the benefits of using the D2L Checklist?

Answer: The Checklist tool allows you to create lists of items that must be completed for an assignment.

Benefits of Using the Checklist tool

  • Organization:  Checklists help keep students on task and on time.
  • Motivation:  Students mark items on the Checklist that they completed.
  • Productive:  Students see items on the Checklist that remain undone--less likely students will forget to complete a task.
  • Creative:  Checklists allow instructors to break big tasks into smaller pieces (e.g. weekly checklists, checklist for a project).
  • Confidence:  Checklists ensure students are taking all necessary steps to complete the assignment correctly.
  • Success:  Checklists help instructors not forget a step related to an assignment.
  • Progress:  In Assessments > Class Progress, instructors can monitor which Checklist items are completed and not completed for a student.

Student View

  • Students see the number of items completed before opening the Checklist. ​
  • Due date/time and completion date/time are listed next to each Checklist item.  Instructors can link to online videos, Assignment folders, and other tools within Checklist items.

Example


Summary:

In your course, "Checklist" is found under the Materials menu.  The Checklist tool allows you to create lists that emphasize requirements such as viewing a video, reading an article, and other items that must be completed for an assignment. Checklists consist of categories and items.  You can also use "Release Conditions" to publish Checklists based on a condition that is met within the course.

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Article ID: 136141
Created
Mon 7/26/21 10:16 AM
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Mon 7/26/21 11:38 AM