Accessing CourseLink on your smartphone or tablet
CourseLink Mobile is a great new way to access selected content and tools from your University of Guelph CourseLink (D2L) sites. It’s a great way to stay connected.
With CourseLink mobile, you can:
- Read course News.
- Access the files your instructor has uploaded to the Content section of your course and Bookmark topics for reading later.
- Read and participate in online Discussions.
- Access Events from your Calendar.
- Check your Grades.
- Please note that CourseLink Mobile works as a supplement to your online courses. Depending on your course, not all required content will be accessible in the mobile version.
CourseLink Mobile supports the following browsers:
- iOS 3 & 4
- Android 1.5 & 2.1
- Blackberry 6
Now you can access CourseLink on smartphones and tablets by logging in on these devices at http://courselink.uoguelph.ca.
The QR Code on the main page allows you to quickly scan the code and open the page on your smartphone or tablet if they are enabled with a QR Code reader.
If you do not already have a QR code reader installed on your phone you will need to install one to read QR codes. There are QR code readers for virtually every mobile device that supports QR code reading on the market. One requirement of your phone is that it will have to have a camera.
With a QR code reader installed, you should find it easy to scan QR codes. All should be required is to open the application and use it to "take a photo" of the QR code. Your next step will vary depending on the QR code reader but what you are looking for is to be asked if you want to visit the link or target associated with the QR code. For our CourseLink QR code accepting this will take you to the login page of CourseLink in your mobile device browser.
Be wary, some QR codes can be malicious however ours simply takes you to the login page for CourseLink. It is also worth noting that you should be aware of the limitations of your data plan prior to using CourseLink mobile and we recommend using CourseLink mobile over a trusted WiFi connection.
If you have any questions about using CourseLink mobile please do not hesitate to contact us at 519-824-4120 x52530 or via email at email@example.com.