How can instructors view their course(s) as a student (role switch) in D2L?
D2L allows instructors to view their courses as a student or other participant using the Role Switch and Preview features. As a general reference:

Use Role Switch to view the following areas as a student:
  • News
  • Content
  • Discussions (but not a specific group discussion)
  • Classlist

Use Preview to view the following areas as a student:
  • Dropbox
  • Quizzes
  • Grades


See the attached PDF for more information.
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LearnD2L_RoleSwitch_v10.pdf    ( 424.4 KB )