Getting Up to Speed with D2L 10.1

Last Updated: 12/07/2012

Event Date

Tue, 01/08/2013 - 9:00am to 9:45am


Desire2Learn Workshops

Event Audience


Event Location

Webinar - ONLINE


Description: This 60-minute webinar offers a guided tour of the Desire2Learn (D2L) online learning platform version 10.1. D2L version 10.1 is our newly updated D2L platform including the new look and feel. We will show you how to navigate the 10.1 platform, demonstrate commonly used tools - content uploading, news widget, basic grade book management, and answer participant questions about D2L version 10.1. When you enter the webinar, you will be asked to create a guest name before you can access the webinar.

If you are interested in this workshop:

Content Covered:

  • Navigation & Layout of version 10.1
  • Content Tools
    • Modules & Topics
    • Uploading Files
    • Managing Files
    • Availability
  • Classlist
  • News Widget
  • Introduction to Gradebook
    • Gradebook Wizard
    • Weighted vs. Points
    • Categories & Items
    • Creating numeric gradebook items

Online Resources:


  • Be able to get a basic D2L course up and running
  • Use the news Widget to communicate with their students
  • Create a dropbox to accept a grade assignment
  • Understand teh basic settings and creation of a gradebook