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Accessing Checklists

To access Checklists, select Checklists from the Course Tools category on the default navigation bar.

image of the checklist tool in the default course nav bar, within the Course Tools group 

The Checklist tool allows you to create checklists that you can use to highlight important aspects of your course and make students accountable for completing certain tasks. You can setup multiple checklists with many different categories and items.


Create a New Checklist
  1. Select the New button to create a new Checklist.

    image of the new checklist button

  2. Enter a Title and Description for your Checklist.

    Image of the checklist properties page with the following fields: name, description, and new window options

  3. (Optional) choose to have the Checklist open in a new window by checking the box at the bottom of the dialog window.
  4. When finished, select Save to create the Checklist.
Create Checklist Categories

After you create your Checklist you will need to create categories to better organize your checklists.

  1. Click the downward facing arrow to the right of the Checklist you want to edit and click Edit.
  2. Click the New Category button.

    imge of the new category button

  3. Enter a Category Name and optional Description.
  4. When you are finished, click Save.

You may re-order or delete categories

Create Checklist Items

After you create your Checklist Categories you will be able to add your individual Checklist Items.

  1. From within the Edit Checklist window, click the New Item button
  2. Select Category for the Checklist Item .

    image of the new item page

  3. Provide Name and optional description.
  4. Set Due Date and Calendar display options.
  5. Be sure to Save when finished.
Editing Items and Categories
  1. From the Checklists page, click on the checklist that contains the item(s) and/or categories you would like to edit.

    Image of the Edit Checklist page

  2. Click on the item or category to open the edit page.
  3. Make the necessary changes.
  4. Click Save.
Deleting Items and Categories within a Checklist
  1. From the Checklists page, click on the checklist that contains the item(s) and/or categories you would like to delete.
  2. Mark the checkbox for the particular item or category

    Image of the Edit Checklist page with an item selected and the delete option highlighted

  3. Click the trashcan icon.
Delete a Checklist
  1. From the Checklists page, click the More Actions button and then choose Delete.

    Image of the more actions button expanded with the delete option highlighted
  2. Mark the checklist you would like to delete.
  3. Click the delete button.
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