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Desire2Learn (D2L) is an educational software company whose learning platform, Brightspace, offers educational next-generation online teaching and learning for schools, higher education and corporate learning.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial
Ranking in the previous surveys:
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Comments on D2L
“The university uses this platform for all their courses and I support our end users” Online educational technologist, Canada, 2019
“Instructors can use this full featured learning management system for all their course needs including collecting assignments, quizzing students, sharing content, and communicating through discussion forums, email, chat and videos.” Instructional Designer, Canada, 2019
“versatile online class platform, easier than Moodle” Fran Lo, USA
“Full learning management system.” Emily Clark, USA
“Comprehensive learning management system. The go-to choice for hosting and managing courseware.” e-learning developer, Canada, 2016
Quick Guide to D2L Brightspace
Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Desire2Learn for teaching, training, learning and development.
In education D2L Brightspace is a popular LMS in the USA and Canada. Brightspace is designed for the mobile world so it can be accessed from any mobile device for a true anywhere, anytime, any device learning experience. Here’s a screenshot that explains how to personalise the learning experience.
Here is some general guidance on getting started with Brightspace
Last updated: August 26, 2022 at 12:06 pm