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 course management system; a password protected, course online delivery option that is used to add special components to your class, such as:

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

Desire2Learn is used for distance education, classroom/web, and classroom based classes. Online Instructor Orientation (OIO) for new online instructors are offered each term. D2L Help desk for instructors is available weekdays 8 AM - 5 PM, except on holidays.

Update

We are now tentatively planning on an upgrade date of June 18th, 2014. 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

Our staff has been preparing for this upgrade and are excited to show you the new version. We are going to offer sneak-peek trainings starting on May 20th for those of you who haven't yet seen the new system.

You can watch the side-by-side comparison video of our current version 10.1 and 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 Discussion area as a way for students to collaborate outside of 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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