Adding the Echo360 Tool Link to Desire2Learn Courses
In order for students to access the Echo360 content for
a course, an Activity link to the Echo360 external tool must be added
to each course.
Who can do this?
A Desire2Learn (D2L) Admin can do this for all courses, or an Instructor
can do this for their own courses.
To add the Echo360 LTI link to a course
- Log into D2L as an administrator or instructor.
- Navigate to the course.
- Click the Content
Browser heading to open the table of contents for the course.
Alternately, click the link that reads Create
some content to open the content builder.
- Select an existing module
or create a new one if appropriate.
- Under Add Content on the left, click the
Create Link icon.
- Select the content module where you want
to Echo360 link to reside.
- In the QuickLinks dialog box, select External
Learning Tool, then select the Echo360 Tool link already created for
- Review the information in the New Quicklinks dialog box, editing the Name if necessary
so that students recognize this as the link to Echo360.
- Click Save.
- Click Content
from the top left to view the Table of Contents page for the course.
- Click the chevron (small arrow) located to
the right of the Echo360 Link you just created.
- Select Edit
Properties from the chevron menu.
- Enable the Open
in New Window checkbox for this content link.
This allows Echo360 to open in a
new tab or window, eliminating issues that Safari users may have when
trying to view Live streamed classrooms, as well as providing additional
space for viewing and navigating Echo360 content.
The Echo360 tool link shown for the module in the Content
Browser can now be linked
to an Echo360 section in order to seamlessly provide section content