D2L Brightspace


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.

Website: d2l.com
Commercial.  Free trial
Availability: Online

Overall rankings in the 14 surveys: 2007-2020

2020: – 2019: 154 2018: 136 2017: 160 2016: 108 2015: – 2014: –
2013: – 2012: – 2011: – 2010: – 2009: – 2008: – 2007: –

Comments from some of those who selected D2L as one of their top tools

“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.

Get access to the Quick Guide sections at the bottom of each of the Tools page (for guidance and resources on how to use the tool for teaching, training and learning) for just £15.

Sign up here.

Leave a Reply