Brightspace/D2L BioSig-ID Admin App

Brightspace/D2L BioSig-ID Admin App

Getting Started

Click on BioSig-ID™ Admin tool in the Course Navigation menu. If this item is not available, please contact your D2L Admin to have this item enabled. Click on Authorize to allow BioSig-ID™ access to your course.

Quiz Intercepts (Guarded Quizzes)

The first page that you will see is Quiz Intercepts. Place a check mark next to all quizzes that you would like to guard.  All link items will show in the list including quizzes.  Quizzes that are not already intercepted will have a box next to where you can select it to be intercepted.


Quiz Intercept Selection


Next, you will select the options you would like to apply to the Quiz Intercepts.

Hide Quizzes from Navigation Menu

The course navigation menu “Quizzes” will be automatically hidden from view to prevent direct access to a quiz.

Open BioSig-ID™ instances in a new tab

Force all newly created BioSig-ID™ instances to open in a new tab. This is not required as it integrates well within Brightspace, but it helps when dealing with mainly small resolution devices.

Optional post-fix for guarded quiz links

By default, this box contains (protected by BioSig-ID™). This wording will appear in the module next to the quiz. If you prefer to not let students know in advance that an exam is gated, you can remove this wording in each course. Alternatively, if your institution would like to customize this wording or to never include this wording please reach out to the BioSig-ID™ team for customization.

Click on the  Convert the Selected quizzes to BioSig-ID™ guarded quiz link.

When this is completed you will receive a notification.

Click the  Close  button to continue.

Once a quiz has been converted it will now appear in the Modules as:




View of intercepted and not intercept quiz in module











You can also remove the (protected by BioSig-ID™) if you do not want to alert users that the quiz is intercepted.  This is done when you select the quizzes to be intercepted in the admin app.  You will notice that the intercepted quiz shows External Learning Tool whereas the quiz that is not intercepted shows the regular Quiz icon and description.

Tool Instances

Click on the Tool Instance tab.

Add BioSig-ID™ instances wherever you would like a user to verify their identity. 


View of quiz intercept options in Admin App

  1. Appending the module name to the BioSig-ID would add for example:  BioSig-ID validation-"Module Name"
  2. Appending the course item title would add for example:  BioSig-ID validation-"Course Item Name"
    1. Selecting both items will add the Module Name & Course Item name to the title of the verification for example:  BioSig-ID validation-Module Name-Course Item Name
  3. Modify the BioSig-ID instance description to include the course item title name.  As an example: Please validate your BioSig-ID™ profile to make "Module Name or Course Item name" available
Click the + button to add a verification

Create/Use BioSig-ID™ assignment group this keeps all the BioSig-ID™ tool instances together in a group inside the “Assignments” 

Click on the Add Selected Items button   Add Selected Items button

When completed, you will receive a notification. Click Close to continue.

Add Instructions

At this time, D2L will not support adding the instructions at the desired location. After you create the instructions you will drag-and-drop the instructions where you would like them to appear.

Click any one of the items in the Table of Contents. and then click Add the BioSig-ID enrollment instructions before the selected module.  

Click on the  Add the selected BioSig-ID™ enrollment instructions before the selected module . Click Close on the notification.

In the Table of Contents, drag the BioSig-ID item to the top.  Click on the BioSig-ID content item to view the instructions.


**Please reach out to your BioSig-ID™ team if you would like to customize the BioSig-ID™ Introduction page.

BioSig-ID & The Gradebook

BioSig-ID will show up in the gradebook, however, these items can be hidden from student view. 

For grades that are not weighted:

In the course, click on Progress from the dropdown list choose “Grades”

Progress Dropdown

In the gradebook look for the BioSig-ID™ category.  Click on the chevron next to the category title.

Progress Dropdown

From the dropdown menu choose Edit Grade Item.

Progress Dropdown

From the Properties tab, note that the checkbox for Exclude from Final Grade Calculation is checked.

Progress Dropdown

Click on Restrictions at the top of the page

Under Visibility, click Hide this category

Click on Save and Close

Progress Dropdown

For weighted grades:

In the course, click on Progress from the dropdown list choose “Grades”

Progress Dropdown

In the gradebook look for the BioSig-ID™ category.  Click on the chevron next to the category title.

Progress Dropdown

From the dropdown menu choose Edit Grade Item.

Progress Dropdown

Under Weight, set the category weight to "0".

Under Distribution, set to Distribute weights by points across all items in the category

Edit Grade Item Dropdown

Click on Restrictions at the top of the page

Under Visibility, click Hide this category

Hide Category

Click on Save and Close

Save and Close Button

 


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