D2L Training


email: mmoore1@vcccd.edu

  • Interested in the online Desire2Learn training course?
  • Basic course that addresses using D2L to create an basic starter online course. This course will walk you through from a student perspective the fundamental knowledge needed to facilitate an online course. You will learn how to create and upload content as well as how to create quizzes and manage an online gradebook. 
  • (Intended for current online instructors that need a basic refresh in course communication, content, and assessments. Also intended for instructors interested in teaching online at Ventura College.)
  • The next training is:
  • September 8th - October 6th
  • Timeline: Intensive 4 week course delivered completely online
Matthew Moore
email: mmoore1@vcccd.edu
  • Basic course that addresses uploading/creating content, announcements and discussions.
  • This training session will give an overview of what Desire2Learn is and how it can be used to enhance your traditional brick and mortar classrooms.
  • During the session your Desire2Learn shell will be customized to fit the current needs of the classroom.
  • Please email rchandler@vcccd.edu with your availability for training so you can start using D2L as soon as possible.
  • Tentative Time: 1 hour on campus or online

Matthew Moore
email: mmoore1@vcccd.edu

If you are interested in attending a training please sign up.

This year we will offer the follow trainings:

Tue Sept 23, 2:00 pm              D2L Gradebook Basics

Wed Sept 24, Noon                 D2L Quiz Tool Basics

Tues Oct 28, 2:00 pm              Best Practices for Online Quizzing (D2L Quiz Tool Advanced)

Wed Oct 29, Noon                   Best Practices for Quiz (D2L Quiz Tool Advanced)

Tue Nov 25, 2:00 pm                Designing Video Assignments for Students

Wed Nov 26, Noon                   D2L Lite

Tue Jan 27, 2:00 pm                Gradebook: Advanced Features

Wed Jan 28, 12 Noon               D2L Widget Exploration

Wed Feb 24, 2:00 pm               D2L Course Interface Design

Wed Feb 26, Noon                   Regular and Effective Contact

March 24, 2:00 pm                   Implementing Multimedia Projects for your students

March 25, Noon                       Organizing Content within your Course

April 28, 2:00 pm                     Optimizing Quiz features

April 29, Noon                         Creating Activities to Interact with Course Materials

May 26, 2:00 pm                     Gradebook: Advanced Features

May 27, Noon                          Free Tools available for Instructors