myCourses is McGill College’s studying administration system for on-line instructing and studying and is utilized in many programs per time period by hundreds of scholars. It’s a BrightSpace D2L LMS platform.
Most instructors use myCourses in a hybrid or blended style, i.e., enhancing classroom-based instruction. myCourses brings instructors and college students collectively and has the potential to create a extremely interactive studying surroundings.
Every course inside myCourses can solely be accessed by the instructors, TAs, directors, and college students enrolled within the course.
myCourses thus present a safe on-line surroundings that may facilitate communication, evaluation, and collaboration amongst course members whereas defending college students’ rights to privateness and confidentiality.
How to log into myCourses
To entry your on-line programs within the McGill studying administration system,
- Navigate to mycourses2.mcgill.ca/d2l.
- Click on on the McGill button to take you to the Microsoft login web page.
- Enter your McGill scholar e-mail tackle (email@example.com.) and click on Subsequent.
- Enter your account password to log in.
- Whenever you log into the myCourses studying surroundings, the primary web page displayed is the My House web page.
- You possibly can entry this web page from anyplace in myCourses by clicking the myCourses brand on the highest left facet of the toolbar.
- The My Programs widget reveals all programs you might be at present enrolled in. If you don’t see a listing of your research, there are two methods to show them on the My House Web page:
- Click on on the course icon beside the myCourses brand to see a listing of your programs.
- Click on the View All Programs hyperlink. You will note a tile for every of your programs.
- For the programs to seem on the My House web page, you possibly can pin your favourite programs by clicking on the three dots icon on the course picture and choosing Pin.
Every course has its navigation bar. New clean programs are created with the default navbar, together with hyperlinks to Content material, Discussions, Assignments, Classlist, Grades, Course Evaluations, and Course Admin. Nevertheless, instructors can change the navigation bar to embrace solely the hyperlinks to instruments they’re utilizing within the course.
The cellular model comprises the identical performance because the Desktop model. Scroll down beneath your programs to view bulletins and different widgets which might be accessible on the Desktop model. Faucet the menu icon within the higher left nook to entry the navigation choices.
Greatest practices for college students taking quizzes in myCourses
- Remember that after 3 hours of inactivity, your session might day trip.
- Earlier than taking the quiz, you must log off of the session, shut the browser window, and log in with a brand new browser window.
- Ought to a session day trip happen or the browser crashes, you possibly can log again in and proceed with the quiz, offered the quiz length has not expired. Navigate to and click on the quiz hyperlink, then click on Proceed Quiz.
- A wired (LAN) connection could also be extra dependable than a wi-fi connection.
- Keep in mind to click on the Save button after answering every query.
- For quizzes that require lengthy paragraph solutions, you must save them incessantly whereas composing your response. You may additionally need to copy your solutions right into a textual content editor to keep a duplicate of the reply in case of any errors.
- Your solutions are mechanically saved; in case you don’t reply all of the questions and click on on the Submit Quiz button, the system will show a warning to let which questions you haven’t answered.
- You can not save solutions after the quiz length has expired if the instructor applies the Auto-Submit Try choice. You can be instantly prompted to submit your quiz when the time has expired. If you don’t submit, your quiz try might be listed as “In Progress”.
- As soon as the quiz time restrict and the grace interval are over, the system will immediate you to submit the quiz. Clicking OK will permit you to view your solutions, however the system won’t settle for any adjustments. You’ll nonetheless want to click on on the Submit Quiz to submit a accomplished quiz.
- Click on the Submit Quiz button on the affirmation web page to submit a accomplished quiz.