Desire2Learn Training

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

Lite Training

(Adding Files and using the gradebook)

You only need to go to 1 session.

  • Tuesday, April 28 from 3:00-5:00 – Bennett Computer Center 102
  • Tuesday, May 19 from 9:00-11:00 – Henderson 108
  • Friday, May 22 from 1:00-3:00 – 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, April 27 from 10:00-11:30 – Bennett Computer Center 102
    • Monday, May 18 from 3:00-4:30 – Henderson 108
  • Content Training – Covers creating modules, uploading and creating files, creating links, and release conditions
    • Tuesday, April 28 from 10:00-11:30 – Bennett Computer Center 102
    • Tuesday, May 19 from 3:00-4:30 – Henderson 108
  • Discussions and Dropbox Training -  Covers creation and grading of discussions and dropboxes
    • Wednesday, April 29 from 10:00-11:30 – Bennett Computer Center 102
    • Wednesday, May 20 from 3:00-4:30 – Henderson 108
  • Quiz Training – Covers creation and grading of quizzes
    • Thursday, April 30 from 10:00-11:30 – Bennett Computer Center 102
    • Thursday, May 21 from 3:00-4:30 – Henderson 108
  • Grades Training – Covers setup of gradebook and connecting discussions, dropboxes, and quizzes to the gradebook
    • Friday, May 1 from 10:00-11:30 – Bennett Computer Center 102
    • Friday, May 22 from 3:00-4:30 – Henderson 108

Online Training

Everyone with a MyWashburn account has access to Desire2Learn. From My Home, click the Help menu and choose “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.