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D2L Brightspace vs Sakai

D2L Brightspace Outranks Sakai*

Leveling up your learning platform is easier than you think. Use D2L Brightspace, an award-winning learning platform and get the support you deserve every step of the way.

Big and Small. The Top Higher Education Institutions Partner with D2L. Here’s Why:

You’ll easily deliver a best-in-class learning experience with the tools, services, and support you deserve. And with all the reasons listed below, choosing D2L as your new partner should be a no-brainer.


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D2L G2 Reviews and Recognitions

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Angela F.

5 stars
Reviewed on December 21, 2023

Making instructor life easier

Love that it can allow for a standard student experience (templates for homepage and rubrics)

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Aurelie M.

5 stars
Reviewed on November 22, 2023

Useful easy navigation tool with functions to create courses intuitively

What I liked the most was the very good interface and content and its overall feel is excellent for newcomers.

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Hal K

5 stars
Reviewed on July 13, 2023

Excellent CRM

Brightspace has been easy to adopt, transfer old courses, and make visually and in other ways exciting for my students. Compared to competitors it is far and away superior!

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Hamza K.

4.5 stars
Reviewed on August 14, 2023

Powerful educational tool for evaluating students and instructors.

D2L is a very complete software since it combines an online learning environment, homework grader, virtual environment and video evaluations.

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Sacha S.

5 stars
Reviewed on October 27, 2023

A fantastic product with an intuitive user interface

I loved how easy it is to use and navigate, it has flexible features and I appreciated its ease and its customizability is excellent and continues to improve for the better.

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