• Waterloo, ON

Delaware Technical Community College Selects D2L’s Brightspace, Replacing Blackboard Learn, to Deliver a Modern Online Learning Experience for 14,000+ Students

D2L, the global learning technology leader, today announces that Delaware Technical Community College (Delaware Tech) has chosen its Brightspace Learning Management System (LMS) to deliver a modern, personalized online learning experience to over 14,000 students. Delaware Tech is a statewide multi-campus community college that offers comprehensive educational opportunities, including workforce development and lifelong learning.

“Brightspace will enable us to engage more learners statewide,” explained Justina Sapna, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Delaware Technical Community College. “With greater support for mobile learning and multiple device usage, Brightspace will level the playing field for learners. At the same time, our faculty can easily develop high-quality, fully online programs.”

After an in-depth review process, which included Instructure’s Canvas and Blackboard Learn, Delaware Tech chose Brightspace for its intuitive user interface, responsive mobile design, ease of use and its ability to scale across campuses. The platform’s predictive analytics, reporting tools and Student Success System were also critical factors in the decision.

Delaware Tech will migrate a select number of courses to Brightspace starting in January 2018, with full implementation scheduled for fall 2019. The college will offer its online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) program through Brightspace as well.

“To reach every learner, higher learning institutions need to personalize their learning environments while streamlining the experience for faculty,” said John Baker, President and CEO of D2L. “We are proud to work with the leaders at Delaware Tech to do precisely that with Brightspace as their LMS.”



Brightspace is a cloud-based learning platform that makes online and blended learning easy, flexible, and smart. Brightspace is not like a traditional Learning Management System (LMS) – it is easy to drag-and-drop content to create engaging courses, supports all mobile devices, has industry-leading uptime, and is accessible for all learners. Plus, Brightspace enables the future of learning with a gaming engine, adaptive learning, video management, intelligent agents, course interactives, full support for outcomes or competency-based learning, and world-leading learning analytics.

D2L’s Brightspace was recently named the #1 LMS in Higher Ed by Ovum Research and #1 in Adaptive Learning by eLearning Magazine. In addition, Aragon Research included D2L in its highly coveted Hot Vendors In Learning list.



D2L believes learning is the foundation upon which all progress and achievement rests. Working closely with clients, D2L has transformed the way millions of people learn online or in the classroom. Learn more about D2L for schools, higher education and businesses at www.D2L.com.


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