Desire2Learn

Faculty Help Desk: 971-722-8227 | Outside the Portland Area: 1-866-922-1010 ext. 8227 | dlhelp@pcc.edu

Student Help Desk: 971-722-8222 | Outside the Portland Area: 1-866-922-1010 ext. 8222 | shd@pcc.edu

Desire2Learn LogoWhat is Desire2Learn?

Desire2Learn (D2L) is a learning management system; a password-protected, online coursedelivery option that adds special components to your class, such as:

  • Online discussions
  • Online quizzes/surveys
  • Online assignment dropbox
  • Student gradebook
  • Links to web resources, e-Resources
  • ePortfolio

Desire2Learn is used for distance education, classroom/web, and classroom based classes. Online Instructor Orientation (OIO) trainings for new online instructors are offered each term.

The Faculty Help Desk for instructor support is available weekdays 8 AM - 12 PM and 1 PM - 5 PM, except on holidays.

Update

Over the summer of 2014, we upgraded to D2L version 10.3. Here are top 7 highlights of the upgrade:

  1. View as a Student
  2. Content
  3. Equation Editor
  4. HTML Editor
  5. Dropbox
  6. Quizzes
  7. Discussions

You can watch the side-by-side comparison video of the previous version 10.1 and the new version 10.3 to see the overview of the changes, as well as the summary of the top 7 highlights.

Training

  • Overview Session registration form - For campus instructors who want to use D2l to complement their campus course
  • Quizzes Session registration form - For instructors who would like to utilize the quizzes functionality in the Learning Management System, Desire2Learn. You can free up some class time for other things by posting your quizzes online.
  • Discussions and Dropbox Session registration form - For instructors who would like to use the Dropbox for students to submit their assignments so they don't clutter the email system, and use the Discussions area as a way for students to collaborate outside of the classroom. Desire2Learn, our Learning Management System, can provide you with Dropbox and Discussion tools for your class.
  • Grades Session registration form - For instructors who would like to utilize the gradebook functionality in the Learning Management System, Desire2Learn.

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