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IT Services: Armstrong eClassroom Faculty FAQ

What is Armstrong eClassroom (D2L)?

Armstrong eClassroom is the Learning Management System (LMS) used at Armstrong State University.

How do I gain access to my courses that I am teaching in the Armstrong eClassroom (D2L)?

If you are teaching a course and you have been named the primary Instructor for that course in SHIP, you should have access to your course(s) within 15 minutes. If that time has passed and you still do not have access to your course(s), please contact the Helpdesk at 912.344.2518.

What are the preferred browsers for Armstrong eClassroom?

Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari are preferred browsers for Armstrong eClassroom. Internet Explorer is not recommended.

What third party applications are available within the Armstrong eClassroom (D2L)? 

The following third party applications are integrated into the Armstrong eClassroom and will not require additional authentication or links to access:

Additional details about the third party integrations are available to review

 What resources are available?

Are there additional resources?

A self-paced tutorial is available through Armstrong eClassroom titled "Armstrong Instructor Tutorial". This course has been updated to include training material for the current version in  video format. If you do not see this in your course listing, please send a message to to have this added to your account.

Resources for Faculty provided by USG and D2L (formerly Desire2Learn)
Collaborate Resources 
Creating an Assessment in Word and Uploading with Respondus
Respondus Question Types
Server Setting for Respondus
Importing Questions to Respondus
Respondus Lockdown Browser - Faculty Quick Start Guide
Respondus Lockdown Browser - Student Quick Start Guide

How do I get support for the Armstrong eClassroom (D2L)?

IT Services Helpdesk and D2L Help Center are available to support faculty and students.

IT Services Helpdesk
Tech Center -
Use Port username and password information to access.
Phone: 912.344.2518

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday  -  8 am - 8 pm
Friday 8 am - 5 pm

The IT Services Helpdesk is closed during all observed University holidays.

USG Support
D2L Help Center:
This D2L Help Center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.


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