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Trends, tips and practical takeaways—the D2L blog can help take teaching and learning to the next level.

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The Ultimate Guide to Instructional Design

Our experts break down what instructional design is, what instructional designers do and share tips for creating engaging, inclusive educational content that learners will love.

Adapting to Today’s Learners: Key Insights From Our Webinar

Change is the only constant—a well-known adage and one to which higher education is no exception.

What Is Lifelong Learning?

Many people think learning stops when they leave school or university, but this doesn’t have to be the case. Lifelong learning creates opportunities to develop skills beyond the classroom. In the workplace, it can allow employees to gain new skills and grow in their careers. Meanwhile, employers can reap the benefits of a workforce that’s continually refreshing and building its skills.

Revolutionising learning spaces: adapting virtual environments to meet the needs of today’s learners

As many students now learn through a blended approach—a hybrid mix of in-person and online—how can educators ensure a single, cohesive learning experience? Physical and virtual environments have their own characteristics, but a learning platform can bridge the divide for effective and engaging learning.

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A look ahead to 2024 in higher education

Education evolves, just as the world of work and the way we all live our lives evolves. Teaching used to take place only in classrooms, lecture halls and other physical spaces. Now, technology and in particular online learning platforms enable fully online tuition as well as blended in-person and virtual learning experiences.

A look ahead to enterprise learning in 2024

In the post-pandemic years, workplaces have changed. Remote working, enabled by digitalisation, has become more commonplace, and enterprises have had to reappraise the skills they have, those they don’t but need, and how they can best equip employees to perform and thrive.

Benefits of Asynchronous Learning in the Workplace

Asynchronous online learning can help remote workers get more out of professional development—training anywhere, at their own pace, and on their own time.

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