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History of Science Orientation

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LibraryThing: Orientation Orientation HSCI 3013 section 995, Spring 2014

Desire2Learn Account Activation

Note: To return to the Orientation unit page, click the "Orientation" link in the subtitle above (or click the Earthrise icon).

We will use the Desire2Learn (D2L) course management system for grades and quizzes.

Taking Your First Quiz

Your first assignment is to take the Gradebook Declaration Quiz which has the title Desire2Learn Log-In.

Read this essential information about Desire2Learn before proceeding!

  1. Log on to D2L and explore the D2L section for this course.
  2. Click the Quizzes and Declarations link in the top-left navigation bar.
  3. Click on the link that says Desire2Learn Log-In, and follow the instructions for taking this one-question, true-false quiz.
  4. Here is the text of the Gradebook Declaration that you will see as the true/false question for the quiz: "I have successfully logged on to the Desire2Learn system."
  5. When you are finished using the quiz to make your Gradebook declaration, be sure to click the link that says "Go to submit quiz."
  6. When you are done, click on the Gradebook link and see your total points accumulating!


"I was going to procrastinate, but I put it off." - unknown

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HSCI 3013. History of Science to 17th centuryCreative Commons license
Kerry Magruder, Instructor, 2004
Brent Purkaple, TA

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Many thanks to the pedagogical model developed in Mythology and Folklore and other online courses by Laura Gibbs, which have been an inspiration for this course.

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This course is currently undergoing major reconstruction to bring it into alignment with the new version of the course at Janux