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Desire2Learn Training


4CD D2L Tutorial Website

The Distance Education Committees at Los Medanos College, Diablo Valley College and Contra Costa College have worked together to create a new Desire2Learn Tutorial Site. Please take the time to check it out.


Self-Paced Online Training

Anyone with a D2L course site is automatically enrolled as a student in D2L Training - Self-Paced Instructor Course 10.2 and the D2L Learning Community. The trick to accessing these classes is to select the Role: Student just under My Classes on your D2L Homepage.


D2L Training - Self-Paced Instructor Course 10.2: Short videos explaining how to use various features of D2L.

D2L Learning Community: D2L Coursesite containing Faculty Orientation to Online Teaching created by CCCCD.


D2L Training at DVC

DVC D2L Training website


Desire2Learn Community

The Desire2Learn Community is a Desire2Learn supported user network open to only faculty, administrators and other non-students. The Desire2Learn Community is designed to promote collaboration among all Desire2Learn clients who wish to share online strategies, best practices and showcase some of the best ways organizations are utilizing the Desire2Learn Learning Environment. The Desire2Learn Community provides clients with the exciting opportunity to participate in engaging discussions and request feature upgrades. The site will also provide users with just-in-time training tips, quick refreshers on how to effectively use tools, additional resources and learning aids.


D2L Community: How to Sign In & Promote a Product Feature Request



D2L -TurnItIn Intergration Guide and FAQ by TurnItIn




Desire2Learn for Higher Education Cookbook

The LMC Library has purchased this ebook. Just click on the image to the right to access it. If you are off campus, you will need to log in using your last name and 7 digit employee ID.

What you will learn from this book

  • Copy course materials from another class or previous semester

  • Customize your course navigation bar

  • Create a visually appealing course theme

  • Quickly reorganize an existing course

  • Embed videos from YouTube and other websites

  • Create and display your own screencasts

  • Make your content more mobile-friendly

  • Streamline the quiz creation process

  • Archive a copy of your final grades

  • Monitor student participation

Cover image for book called Desire2Learn for Higher Education Cookbook