D2L Brightspace: Edit Instructor Profile widget on course homepage

Question

What is the Instructor Profile widget? | How do I update the Instructor Profile widget in D2L Brightspace? | How can I add office hours or Zoom meeting info to the widget? 

Overview

The Instructor Profile widget on D2L Brightspace course offering homepages is designed to automatically share information about Teachers enrolled in the course.  

The information is automatically added from the course Classlist and each Teacher’s Profile information in D2L Brightspace.  

The default information shared is the Teacher’s name and email address. You can also optionally choose to add: 

  • Profile picture 
  • Title 
  • Campus/Office Building Address (opens in Google Maps) 
  • Office Location 
  • Office Phone Number 
  • Your LinkedIn and/or Twitter social media profile 
  • Online Office/Zoom Meeting link 
  • Additional Course info like Zoom passcode, Office Hours, etc… 

You can add additional optional information to the Instructor Profile widget by editing your D2L Brightspace profile information: 

  1. Navigate to a course offering
  2. Click on Edit My Profile in the Instructor Profile widget. 
    • Screen shot of instructor profile widget with an orange square drawn around the Edit My Profile link
  3. Then update the items in your Profile you would like add to the Instructor Profile widget. 

Instructor Profile Widget Item

D2L Brightspace Profile Field

Profile picture

Instructor widget screen shot with an orange square drawn around the Profile Image

Upload an image to your profile.

Screen shot of the profile picture icon and change picture button

Title

Instructor widget screen shot with an orange square drawn around the Title field

Enter information in the Position field.

Campus/Office Building Address (opens in Google Maps)

Instructor profile widget screen shot with an orange square drawn around the Profile Address

Enter information in the Office Location, City, State, and Zip Code fields.

 

Office Location & Office Phone Number

Instructor profile widget screen shot with an orange square drawn around the Profile Office and phone

Enter information in the Office Number field for the Office room number and enter information in the Office Number field for phone number

 

Your LinkedIn and/or Twitter social media profile

Instructor profile widget screen shot with an orange square drawn around the Profile Social Media

Enter your profile web address in the Twitter and/or LinkedIn fields.

 

You can add additional optional information to the Instructor Profile widget by editing the widget:

  1. Navigate to a course offering
  2. Click the Edit this information button in the Instructor Profile widget. 
    • Edit course info button
  3. Enter information in the Additional Course Info, Online Meeting Name, and Online Meeting URL fields, like: 
    • Online Office/Class Zoom Meeting link 
    • Additional Course info like Zoom MeetingID, Office Hours, etc… 
  4. Click on submit
    • Additional course info

Details

Article ID: 211
Created
Tue 2/22/22 2:53 PM
Modified
Tue 4/12/22 12:42 PM