Desire2Learn D2L Online Course Platform

· Desire2Learn helps create inspired and engaging learning for all with their online course platform

· D2L’s powerful and flexible learning management platform helps drive better learning outcomes by offering every learner a highly personalized, digital experience.

· This resource uses step-by-step instructions and screenshots to show teachers how to set-up and use Desire2Learn

Topics

1. Setting up a class

2. Search Courses

3. Manage the Course Homepage

4. Make a Copy of the Homepage

5. Menu: Communication, Course Tools, Student Tools, Edit Course, Gear

6. Activate a Course

7. Creating Units and Lessons

8. Uploading Files

9. Quizzes

10. Discussion

11. Class Progress

12. Rubrics

· Post announcements, resources, and more right on students’ course homepages.

· Engage parents by giving them a “fly on the wall” view into the digital classroom.

· Ensure younger students can find their way around with icon-based navigation.