Short video on how to read and understand your assignments and discussions in D2L at National American University.
(In the video, the Guide referred to as Pre-Writing Skills is now called the "Reading for Writing Skills" Guide.)
Do the Learning Activities from the Learning Plan before starting the Assignment or Discussion.
Find the questions you need to answer or tasks you need to complete. Locate "keywords" in the instructions.
Look for instructions for the final product: number of pages; citations; due date; and format.
If you don't understand how to do the discussion or assignment after completing steps 1-3, contact your instructor.