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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.

  • 9 Things to Consider Before Making an LMS Switch

    About the eBook Your LMS functions as the heart of your academic institution—it not only hosts and manages learning material, but also helps students to successfully hit learning outcomes. However,…

  • SNHU turns student data into student success

    How SNHU Turns Student Data Into Student Success Ensuring student success has become one of the biggest challenges for colleges and universities. With the adoption of education technology, higher education…

  • Make Data-Driven Decisions with D2L Brightspace

    Now more than ever, instructors need easy-to-action, on-time information that supports student growth without breaking the bank. Get ready to move beyond the limitations of a learning management system (LMS)…

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Harnessing Analytics to Boost LMS Adoption

SAIT worked with D2L to analyze student and faculty engagement with its Brightspace LMS instance and set a benchmark for measuring ongoing efforts to boost LMS adoption. By creating a successful faculty community of practice and improving integration between Brightspace and other systems, SAIT has seen measurable improvements in use of the LMS — contributing to improved student outcomes.


Why CEOs Should Care About Employee Engagement

Employee engagement does even more than just increasing productivity and profitability and raising morale and client satisfaction.


Student Data Isn’t Valuable – It’s Priceless

With much discussion about data privacy in the news, here are our principles on learner data.

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Empowering students and staff with e-learning innovation

Keen to expand the reach of its post-secondary courses, Fanshawe College worked closely with students, faculty members and D2L to find new ways to make its resources easier for everyone to use. By building on its use of the Brightspace learning management system, the college has been working on a series of innovation projects that will help more students reach their educational goals.

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Adapting to meet student needs

In the increasingly competitive job market, employers are placing a greater emphasis on education. Students from less-fortunate backgrounds often lack access to the courses that will help them gain marketable skills—but Temple College aims to provide equal opportunities to anyone who is willing to learn. With D2L’s Brightspace platform, the college has been able to double enrollment within four years by developing engaging, accessible and user-friendly online learning resources.

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Empowering Teachers to Excel

K-12 teachers dedicate their lives to their students— but balancing that commitment with family life and other responsibilities can leave little time for professional development. By working with D2L to build a flexible online learning platform, the Professional Development Institute is helping teachers fit learning into their busy lives and lift classroom standards around the world.

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Building a Partnership to Drive Digital Evolution

To enhance its digital learning experience, Algonquin College wanted to simplify its complex infrastructure and replace six learning management systems with just one: D2L’s Brightspace platform. With the help of D2L and its community, the college successfully migrated over 35,000 course sites, trained 1,500 faculty members, and built a flourishing student ambassador program for the new platform within just six months.

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A digital book club and other unique ways that HWCDSB uses Ontario’s VLE

Ontario’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) is a dynamic learning platform powered by D2L’s Brightspace. The VLE is provided by the Ministry of Education at no cost to Ontario publicly funded school boards. Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board (HWCDSB) is the Catholic school board for Hamilton, Ontario, serving students in 48 elementary schools, seven secondary schools, and one adult and continuing education program. “I believe that the VLE is a rich resource of digital tools for all educators and students in Ontario. The VLE has radically transformed over the past few years and continues to become both a more user-friendly and mobile-friendly platform. It always keeps safety and security at its core and continues to make great strides in all areas.” —Michael Noronha, TELT Contact, HWCDSB

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