The Calendar tool allows you to arrange and visualize your course events in multiple views and enables integration of course content and your Calendar.
Below is a preview of commonly used features and functions of the Calendar tool. For a complete detailed description of the features and functions, see the Desire2Learn Help. (Click Learning Environment > Calendar)
Accessing the Calendar To access your Calendar, from the My Home Navigation, click Calendar. At any time you may click Help for specific details about Calendar. Inside the Calendar, you will see Calendar Management (A), Calendar Views (B), Calendar Content (C), and the Task Pane (D). Calendar Management The Calendar Management area contains tools for customizing how calendar content appears. You can change the color scheme of individual courses, toggle calendars to display the courses you want to focus on, and view individual course schedules. Calendar Views The Calendar Views enable you to toggle between different display layouts for events in the calendar content area. Calendar Content The Calendar Content area shows the calendar events in the specified view that the user prefers. Task Pane Use the Task Pane to create and maintain personal task lists.
Office of Instructional Technology, April 2012