E-Learning

Resources


Desire2Learn (D2L) Workshops & Tutorials

Your best resource for learning D2L is through the Learning Technology Center's (LTC) D2L: Just the Basics! workshop. This 2 1/2 hour workshop is offered twice a month and covers "the basics of uploading content, using D2L email, setting up a simple gradebook, creating quizzes, and using the dropbox to allow students to submit their coursework digitally." Too see when the next D2L: Just the Basics! workshop will be held, check out the LTC workshop calendar today!

The LTC also has tutorials on nearly everything you need to set up your course in D2L. These tutorials can be found on their website, but we have posted them here for your convenience. Click on the links below to take you to each section.

Getting Started  |  Announcements  |  Content
Discussions  |  Dropbox  |  Quizzes  |  Grades

D2L Tips and Tricks

If you can't find the answers to your D2L questions in the resources mentioned above, you're likely to find them in the LTC's D2L Tips and Tricks blog.


D2L and Accessibility

D2L has undergone changes in compliance with accessibility standards. For guidance on creating accessible course content for your online course, see the Creating Accessible Course Content document. For additional information, and for a list of accessibilty tools that instructors may find useful, visit https://www4.uwm.edu/ltc/accessibility/accessibility.cfm.


Online Faculty Development Program

This program is offered by the LTC to instructors interested in redesigning their courses for delivery in an online or blended classroom environment. Sessions are offered in the fall, spring, and summer. For more information please visit the LTC website.


Hybrid Faculty Development Site

Provides information on course redesign for a hybrid (blended) course, including faculty viewpoints, advantages & challenges, tips, and links to useful web resources. You can also experience sample hybrid courses in use at UWM. Check out the Hybrid Faculty Development Site now!


UWM Second Life wiki

There is an increased interest in using Second Life®, an online 3-D virtual world, as a teaching tool. For more information go to http://uwmsecondlife.wikispaces.com/.