Desire2Learn for Higher Education Cookbook by Brandon Ballentine

By Brandon Ballentine

Gain specialist wisdom of the instruments in the Desire2Learn studying surroundings, maximize your productiveness, and create on-line studying reviews with those easy-to-follow recipes.


  • Customize the feel and appear of your on-line direction, combine snap shots and video, and develop into extra effective utilizing the educational environment's integrated evaluate and collaboration tools
  • Recipes tackle genuine international demanding situations in transparent and concise step by step directions, which assist you paintings your approach via technical projects with ease
  • Detailed directions with screenshots to lead you thru each one task

In Detail

Creating an interesting on-line or web-enhanced classification within the Desire2Learn studying setting does not need to be tricky. The easy-to-follow recipes during this cookbook consultant you thru every thing from getting your direction prepared for college kids to calculating ultimate grades.

"Desire2Learn for larger schooling Cookbook" bargains recipes to help you arrange, customise, and behavior your on-line classes -- even if you are new to the method or a pro D2L consumer. The recipes are written for model 10 of the educational suite, even supposing the various examples also are appropriate for model 9.4.

The cookbook is geared up round initiatives that teachers deal with in the course of a regular semester, beginning with a easy direction setup and dealing in the direction of calculating ultimate grades.

Early recipes concentrate on making a customized studying surroundings via assisting you customise the feel and appear of your path and its content material. different recipes within the cookbook train you the way to combine your favourite multimedia and social networking websites. Later chapters provide recipes for productiveness in different of the training environment's tools.

"Desire2Learn for larger schooling Cookbook" is stuffed with screenshots and particular steps to extend your productiveness while operating within the studying setting to create and help you on-line courses.

What you are going to research from this book

  • Copy direction fabrics from one other classification or earlier semester
  • Customize your direction navigation bar
  • Create a visually attractive direction theme
  • Quickly reorganize an current course
  • Embed video clips from YouTube and different websites
  • Create and show your personal screencasts
  • Make your content material extra mobile-friendly
  • Streamline the quiz construction process
  • Archive a replica of your ultimate grades
  • Monitor pupil participation


Part of Packt's Cookbook sequence; in the event you wouldn't have the time to paintings your method via an extended instructional, then this can be the e-book for you. The step by step recipes are self sufficient from one another so that you can dip out and in of the publication or stick with it from begin to finish to construct a better schooling course.

Who this booklet is written for

If you are conversant in D2L's uncomplicated instruments yet are looking to do extra together with your direction, then this ebook is for you.

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