D2L is Retired

Aug. 1, 2019

The campus migration from Desire2Learn (D2L) to Canvas is complete, and D2L is no longer available. Learn about what data from D2L was archived or migrated to Canvas by visiting the D2L Migration and Retirement help page. Instructors: Visit the Canvas - Create a Course tutorial to learn how to...

Completing the Move from D2L to Canvas

Feb. 13, 2019

Our campus’ transition from Desire2Learn (D2L) to Canvas is in the homestretch. As we near the August 1st retirement of D2L, there are key dates to remember and resources to help you transition from D2L to Canvas . Most instructors have already made the switch to Canvas. As of February...

Make the Most of Canvas, Attend Training

March 22, 2018

Want an introduction to Canvas before diving in? Check out one of our upcoming training sessions, which cover everything from showcasing all Canvas has to offer, to uploading and managing course content, to using Quizzes in Canvas. We also have some new training offerings for those who already moved to...


Canvas Is Ready for You

Oct. 19, 2017

Instructors can now start developing their Spring 2018 courses in Canvas. This tutorial will show you how. Not ready to switch to Canvas yet? A sandbox is waiting for you on your Canvas Dashboard to explore what Canvas has to offer. The Canvas launch doesn’t mean that D2L is immediately...


Canvas is Here - 7 Reasons To Get Excited

Sept. 29, 2017

Instructors can now start developing their Spring 2018 courses in Canvas . From easy course setup to robust mobile apps, there are a lot of reasons to be excited about the launch of Canvas. Simplified Course Set Up : Canvas makes it quicker and easier to set up your online...

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Goodbye D2L, Hello Canvas

Sept. 7, 2017

Last fall, the campus launched a faculty- and student-driven initiative to identify the best learning management system (LMS) to meet CU Boulder’s teaching, learning and administrative needs. After several months of evaluation , the university announced the selection of Canvas . Join an information session September 12 or 13 to...

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LMS Selection Announcement

July 24, 2017

The Learning Management System (LMS) Evaluation and Selection Initiative is now complete. Based on extensive evaluation and the project team’s recommendation, campus leadership has chosen Canvas by Instructure, Inc. due to its: Ease of use and intuitiveness Mobile friendliness Publicly available system performance reports Open-core architecture allowing flexibility and interoperability...

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Evaluating our learning management system: Intent to enter into negotiations

May 18, 2017

In October, we began a faculty and student-driven initiative to determine which learning management system (LMS) would best meet CU Boulder’s teaching, learning and administrative needs. That effort is now complete, and a recommendation by the project team has been provided to campus leadership. Contract negotiations are forthcoming, and an...

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LMS Decision Coming Soon

May 8, 2017

Over the last few weeks, the Learning Management System (LMS) Evaluation and Selection Initiative has hit some major milestones as we prepare to make the final selection of our campus LMS. In April, the lead team narrowed five candidates to three finalists , Brightspace by Desire2Learn, Canvas by Instructure, and...


Evaluating our Campus Learning Management System: Campus Visits and Sandboxes

April 11, 2017

There are many opportunities to learn more about the learning management systems (LMS) being evaluated as a part of the LMS Evaluation and Selection Initiative. Join us for a series of presentations on Friday, April 21 . At the end of each session, you will have the opportunity to give...