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3.5. Contact Instructor and Classmates

Email Instructor and Classmates

D2L provides a means of communication within the course, but please note, the online course system is a closed email system. This means students and teachers cannot send messages to or from external sites, such as Yahoo, Gmail or Outlook. Students and teachers are encouraged to communicate within the course structure to streamline response and follow up needs.

Sending Messages

Log into the course and select Classlist from the navbar menu. The Classlist will open. The instructor and students are listed by role.

Classlist highlighted from navbar. Role, instructor and sample person highlighted.


In the Classlist, choose the name and open the menu to email or check the name and select the Email icon. This will open a new email message.

Checkbox and email highlighted. Instructor name and menu highlighted to show email.


From this view, note the typical email features such as, To (address), Subject, Body (message) and Attachments, which include Record Audio. Compose the email and select Send to send a message.

Email features highlighted.


A link to the Instructor Information page is located in the Announcements section of the course's homepage. Instructor Information is also in the Getting Started module of the course content.

Intstructor information link highlighted from homepage under Annoucements.

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