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NU Learn Common Tasks for Faculty

Here you will find a number of tasks that you may, at one time or another, need to accomplish in Learn. If you have a task that you would like to see listed here, please send it to the ITR Academic Technology team at BFRC@neumann.edu and we will post it.

How to log in to NU Learn

  1. Navigate to http://neumann.dcollege.net/
  2. Enter Neumann credentials
  3. Click Login button​

Reordering Courses in My Courses Module

  1. From the Home tab, hover over the My Courses module
  2. Click on the icon at the top right of the module (looks like a gear)
  3. Under Edit Course List, click and drag courses into the order you want them to appear
  4. Click the Submit button​


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Grouping Courses by Term

  1. From the Home tab, hover over the My Courses module
  2. Click on the icon at the top right of the module (looks like a gear)
  3. Under Terms, click on the checkbox to select Group by Term
  4. Select which terms you want to see and whether or not they are expanded
    • You can also reorder terms by clicking and dragging them up or down the list
  5. Click the Submit button​


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How to Copy Content From Another Learn Course

  1. Navigate to the course in Learn that contains your content
  2. Under the Control Panel, click on Packages and Utilities to expand the options
  3. Click on Course Copy
  4. Under Select Copy Options, click the Browse button
  5. Click the radio button next to the course you want to copy to
  6. Click the Submit button
  7. If you want everything, click the Select All button
    • You can pick and choose items to include in the copy
    • Be sure to include tools if you want the links that were created for them
  8. Under File Attachments, choose the option, "Copy links and copies of the content (Include all Course Files)"
  9. Click the Submit button
  10. You will see a green confirmation bar and receive an e-mail when the copy has completed


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How to Import a Template into a Course Shell

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Program specific course templates may be downloaded from the NU Learn Institution Content Collection and imported into a Learn course shell by following these steps:

Part 1 – Download the template

  1. Log into NU Learn and click the Content Collection tab at the top of the screen
  2. Click Institution Content in the left-hand menu
  3. Click the Templates link next to the folder icon on the right
  4. Click the link for the appropriate template
  5. Save the file to your computer, and note where it is saved.
    Note: Do not try to open the file. While these look like normal zip archives, they are not.

Part 2 – Import the template into your course shell

  1. In NU Learn, navigate to your course shell.
  2. Click Packages and Utilities in the left-hand menu
  3. Click Import Package / View Logs
  4. Click the Import Package button at the top of the page
  5. Click Browse My Computer and navigate to the file downloaded in Part 1.
  6. Select the file and click “Open”
  7. Under heading “3. Select Course Materials” click Select All
  8. Submit


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Importing a ZIP package of content into a Learn course

  1. After you have downloaded the Zip file to your computer, click on the course into which you would like to import the Zip file.
  2. Under Control Panel in the left-hand menu, click on Packages and Utilities.
  3. Select Import Package / View Logs.
  4. On the next screen, click Import Package.
  5. Click the Browse button and browse to the Zip file you downloaded to your computer.
  6. Under "3. Select Course Materials," click the "Select All" button.
  7. Click Submit at the bottom of the screen.
  8. You will receive an email when the import is complete.​


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Change Course Start or End Dates

NOTE: These instructions can be used to allow student access to a course site early or extend availability after the end of the term (e.g., to allow access during exams).  If you need to reopen a course at a later date (e.g., to allow students to finish incomplete work), please contact olt@drexel.edu for assistance.
  1. Under COURSE MANAGEMENT, click Customization and then Properties
  2. In section 3 (“Set Course Duration”), enter the desired Start Date and End Date
  3. Click the Submit button at the top or bottom of the page


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How to create a Test Student account

  1. Enter one of your courses in Learn where you are an Instructor and would like to create a temporary account
  2. In the left navigation, under the Control Panel heading, click to expand the Course Tools option
  3. Click on the Add Test Student link
  4. Make note of the username, it will be your Drexel username with _s appended to it
  5. Set a password for this account
  6. Make sure the Enroll checkbox is checked
  7. Click the Submit button​


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How to log in with a Test Student account

  1. Make sure you have created your Test Student account
  2. Go to http://learn.dcollege.net/
  3. Log in with your Test Student account credentials (the username will end with _s)​


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