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How to Change or Modify the Course Homepage

All courses in D2L are created with the Default Course Homepage as the active homepage. Instructors have the ability to change the course homepage to another existing course homepage, or, the instructor can copy and modify the default course homepage for a course.  


To Change the Course Homepage to Another Existing Course Homepage:

  1. Select “Edit Course” in the Navigation Bar of your course in D2L.

  2. Select “Homepages” listed under Site Setup.

  3. From the “Active Homepage” dropdown menu, select the desired course homepage.

  4. Click Apply to save your changes.

To Modify the Default Course Homepage:

  1. Select “Edit Course” in the Navigation Bar of your course in D2L.

  2. Select “Homepages” listed under Site Setup.

  3. Select the down arrow to the right of "Default Course Homepage" then select "Copy".

  4. Select the title of the new homepage copy you just created and make desired changes such as adding or removing widgets or changing the layout.  You can also change the title of the homepage to make it more meaningful to you.  (You will be the only one with access to this new course homepage.  It will not be available others and other instructors will not see it on their list.)

  5. Select "Save and Close" to save your changes.

  6. From the “Active Homepage” dropdown menu, select the new course homepage.

  7. Select "Apply" to save your changes.

  8. Select "Course Home" in the Navigation Bar of your course to view the changes.  Modify the course homepage again if changes need to be made or you can make the default course homepage the active page again at any time.

 

The written tutorials and video simulations on the D2L Solutions site are developed and brought to you by the

Faculty Development and Innovation Center

phone 217-581-7051 :: email fdic@eiu.edu :: web www.eiu.edu/fdic 

Contact the FDIC for questions about the tutorials, to suggest topics for new tutorials, or to schedule a consultation appointment.  The FDIC staff can recommend integration solutions using D2L and other instructional technologies for your online, hybrid, and face-to-face courses.


For Help with D2L

Call 217-581-HELP (4357), email support@eiu.edu, or
contact the Instructional Support Specialist (ISS) for your department.

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Contact Information

Faculty Development and Innovation Center

1105 Booth Library
217-581-7051
fdic@eiu.edu


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