MSU is launching new Desire2Learn features for fall 2013

Starting in the fall 2013 semester, MSU is launching several new features in the MSU Desire2Learn (D2L) Learning Management System.

Screen capture of MSU Desire2Learn website

New features

  1. New gradebook feature: Upload grades from the D2L gradebook directly to the Registrar’s Office has been added. Faculty will still need to go into the Registrar’s system to submit final grades, but the process of moving the grades from the D2L gradebook to the Registrar’s Grade System can now be done by pressing a link.
  2. New “Library Resources” widget: The “Find Books” and “Find Articles” widgets will be combined into a new widget called “Library Resources” that also includes Library Guides info and a link to “Ask A Librarian.”

D2L training

D2L training is available through self-paced online modules, in-person training, and conversion labs.

This may also be a good time for instructors to plan migration of ANGEL courses and groups into D2L. ANGEL will be retired on May 15, 2015.

D2L resources

For questions, call the Distance Learning Services Help Desk at (517) 355-2345 or (800) 500-1554.