Training

Student Online Training

The student D2L training course, Students - Getting Started with D2Lcontains video tutorials covering the most commonly used aspects of the Learning Environment as well as success tips and activities to complete. Each module is broken into a series of short video tutorials and other content that you can easily digest and use as reference materials.

Go to the My Home page in D2L and click on the Self Registration link in the navbar to self-register for this student D2L training.

My Home view with Self Registration link shown

Quick steps:

  • Logon to D2L
  • You will be at your My Home page
  • Click the Self Registration link on the navbar
  • Click the Students - Getting Started with D2L link under the Course Offering Name
  • Click Register
  • Verify your information and click Submit
  • Click Finish to complete the process.
  • The course will then be listed under My Courses under the Ongoing heading.

 


Instructor Online Training

The Instructor - D2L Self-directed Training course contains video tutorials covering the most commonly used aspects of the Learning Environment. Each module is broken into a series of short video tutorials and other content that you can easily digest and use as reference materials. Click the Self Registration link in the navbar on the My Home page to self-register for this D2L training.

Quick steps:

  • Logon to D2L
  • You will be at your My Home page
  • Click the Self Registration link on the navbar
  • Click the D2L Self-directed Training link under the Course Offering Name
  • Click Register
  • Verify your information and click Submit
  • Click Finish to complete the process.
  • The course D2L Self-directed Training is now listed under My Courses under the Ongoing heading.

 


In-Person Topical Training

In-person training courses are available throughout each semester and taught by MSU training staff.  The D2L Introduction course will provide general information about D2L and provide an overview of D2L's tools. Other courses will help you learn more specifically about creating and using assessments, setting up and using the gradebook and about D2L's communication tools.  You can also learn more about customizing D2L.

MSU faculty, staff, and graduate students with teaching assignments have the option to sign up for in-person D2L or Zoom/Mediaspace training through the Distance Learning Services Helpdesk. Check out the MSU Libraries' D2L Training Site for course offerings and registration, or for information on setting up a consultation.


D2L Brightspace Community

The D2L Brightspace Community is a free resource designed to promote collaboration among all D2L clients who wish to share online strategies, best practices, and showcase some of the best ways organizations are utilizing the Learning Environment. The site also provides just-in-time training tips, quick refreshers on how to effectively use tools, additional resources and learning aids.

Request an account with your msu.edu email by clicking on "Become a Member" or the "Login" link at the top of the Brightspace Community homepage.