This tutorial will show you how to add text to a Reflection in D2L’s ePortfolio

This tutorial is available as a video:

Or as a series of screenshots:

Step 1

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After you have composed your essay in MS Word, select the text that corresponds with Question #1 on the “Initial Portfolio Essay: What do you think?” assignment. On your keyboard, click [Control C] (on a PC) or [Command C] (on a Mac) to copy the text.

Step 2

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After you have logged into D2L, click the ePortfolio tab in the top navigation bar.

Step 3

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  1. From the list of [My Items], click the [Down arrow] to the right of [Initial Essay].
  2. Select [Edit].

Step 4

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  1. To begin, expand the editing window to get more room to work. Do this by dragging the bottom right corner of the editing window down and to the right.
  2. You’ll notice that I have placed images into the Reflection for you. Beneath each image is text that serves as a placeholder. Highlight this text and paste the text for Question #1 on the “Initial Portfolio Essay: What do you think?” assignment beneath the first image. To do this, click [Control V] (on a PC) or [Command V] (on a Mac) on your keyboard.

Step 5

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Once you place the text for Question #1, your window will look similar to the screenshot above.

Step 6

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Repeat the process from Step 4 (above) highlighting and replacing the text below image #2 with your response to Question #2 in your essay.

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Repeat the process from Step 4 (above) highlighting and replacing the text below image #3 with your response to Question #3 in your essay.

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When all the text form your essay has been placed in the appropriate location in your Reflection, click [ Save] on the bottom left side of the window.

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You will return to the Edit Reflection window, click [Done].