You are at:

Desire2Learn Student Tutorials Posted

D2L Student Quickquides

MPT (Media Production and Training) has posted D2L (Desire2Learn) tutorials for students on their website. The tutorials are available as PDFs and cover topics like:

  • Getting Started
  • Classlist
  • Discussions
  • DropBox
  • Grades
  • Locker
  • Quizzes
  • Schedule/Events

Additionally, in-person group training is available by registering at

MPT also provides online student tutorials for Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.


New Desire2Learn Videos Posted


FITS (Faculty Instructional Technology Services) has created a series of instructional videos for faculty creating and updating courses in Desire2Learn. These videos can be found and viewed at the Teaching Commons website.

The videos accompany the existing PDF quickguides. Topics include:

  • Desire2Learn Overview
  • Profiles
  • Designing Your Course
  • Managing Files
  • Course Activation
  • Discussions
  • Groups
  • Creating Quizzes
  • Question Library
  • Classlists
  • Checklists
  • News
  • Email
  • Dropbox

The Teaching Commons site also has a series of templates that can be loaded into empty Desire2Learn courses. Sample templates include:

  • Basic Course Template
  • 5-Module Course Template
  • 5-Week Course Template
  • 10-Module Course Template
  • 10-Week Course Template

Additionally, MPT (Media Production and Training) has posted a series of training videos for DePaul students on iTunes U. These videos introduce Desire2Learn, and the go into more detail on how to use the various functions within D2L.

These videos can be found by following this link or by going to iTunes and searching for “DePaul D2L student.”

 You are at: