Share the Glossary Tool

Instructors can share the Glossary tool with their students by either directing the students to access from the tool from the nav bar, add a link within a content module, or hyperlink within the HTML editor.

Access from the Glossary Tool

All users enrolled in a course can access your Glossary content from the Glossary Tool. To access the tool, on the nav bar, click the More Tools menu, then select Glossary.
Glossary on the Nav Bar

Add a Link to the Glossary tool within a Content Module

  1. On the nav bar click on Content.
    Content on Nav Bar
  2. Within the Module you want to create the link, click on the Upload/Create button.
  3. Select Create a Link from the menu.
  4. Enter a Title, such as “Glossary”
  5. Copy and paste the following URL to the Glossary into the URL field: https://tcu.brightspace.com/d2l/lms/glossary/glossary.d2l?ou={orgUnitId}
    Link to Glossary from Content

  6. Click on the Create button.
  7. The link will display within the content module.
    Glossary tool within content

Add a QuickLink to the Glossary tool from the HTML Editor

  1. Within the HTML editor anywhere in the course, Instructors can click the “Insert QuickLink” button.
    QuickLinks in HTML Editor
  2. In the Insert QuickLinks window, scroll down and select URL.
    Insert QuickLink URL
  3. Paste the following URL into the URL field: https://tcu.brightspace.com/d2l/lms/glossary/glossary.d2l?ou={orgUnitId}
  4. Add a Title – this is the link text students will click. In this example, I typed Glossary. Select the Target to either Same Frame (the link will open to replace the current page) or New Window (the link will open a new tab). Then, click Insert.
    Quicklink URL to Glossary tool
  5. Continue writing your content in the HTML editor, then click Save or Update.