Desire2Learn Training

In Person Training

Sign-up is NOT required. Come to any or all training sessions.

Lite Training (Transitioning from MyCourse Tools to Desire2Learn) – Covers communication tools, file upload, link sharing, and gradebook. You only need to go to 1 session.

  • Wednesday, July 30 from 10:00-12:00 – Bennett Computer Center 102
  • Tuesday, August 5 from 9:00-11:00 – Henderson 108
  • Friday, August 8 from 9:00-11:00 – Henderson 108
  • Monday, August 11 from 1:00-3:00 – Henderson 108
  • Thursday, August 14 from 3:00-5:00 – Henderson 108
  • Wednesday, August 20 from 3:00-5:00 – Henderson 108
  • Friday, August 22 from 1:00-3:00 – Henderson 108
  • Tuesday, August 26 from 3:00-5:00 – Henderson 108
  • Thursday, August 28 from 3:00-5:00 – Henderson 108

Full Training (Utilizing most or all of the tools in Desire2Learn) – You only need to go to 1 of each type of session.

  • Communication Tools Training – Covers Email, Classlist, News, and Calendar
    • Monday, August 4 from 1:30-3:00 – Henderson 108
    • Monday, August 11 from 10:00-11:30 – Bennett Computer Center 102
  • Content Training – Covers creating modules, uploading and creating files, creating links, and release conditions
    • Tuesday, August 5 from 1:30-3:00 – Henderson 108
    • Tuesday, August 12 from 10:00-11:30 – Bennett Computer Center 102
  • Discussions and Dropbox Training -  Covers creation and grading of discussions and dropboxes
    • Wednesday, August 6 from 1:30-3:00 – Henderson 108
    • Wednesday, August 13 from 10:00-11:30 – Bennett Computer Center 102
  • Quiz Training – Covers creation and grading of quizzes
    • Thursday, August 7 from 1:30-3:00 – Henderson 108
    • Thursday, August 14 from 10:00-11:30 – Bennett Computer Center 102
  • Grades Training – Covers setup of gradebook and connecting discussions, dropboxes, and quizzes to the gradebook
    • Friday, August 8 from 1:30-3:00 – Henderson 108
    • Friday, August 15 from 10:00-11:30 – Bennett Computer Center 102

 

Webinar Training

Sign-up is NOT required. Come to any or all training sessions.

Ivy LaGrone will be hosting the Desire2Learn training via Adobe Connect. Please log in to the Adobe Connect Test room to make sure your video and audio are working prior to the webinar. The webinar web address is: http://washburn-its.adobeconnect.com/d2l-training/

  • Communication, Navigation, and Content
    • Tuesday, August 5th – 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Assignments (Discussions, Dropboxes, and Quizzes)
    • Wednesday, August 6th – 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Grades
    • Thursday, August 7th – 7:00pm-9:00pm

 

Online Training

Everyone with a MyWashburn account has access to Desire2Learn and should have a box (near the bottom left) on their My Home called “Training & Orientation”. All training materials are housed here.

If you feel you need more individual support or you are a new instructor and do not have your MyWashburn information yet, please contact online-ed-support@washburn.edu.