Learning Technologies provides technical and instructional design support for both fully on-line distance education and for enhancement of campus courses.
Contact Kerry Huberty (920-424-2210) for assistance with instructional course & materials design and individual and group training
Contact Sarah Bradway (920-424-2324) for assistance, information and training with D2L.
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Alternative Teaching Resources
With new technologies always on the horizon we try to examine them and provide you with ideas on how you can use them in your classroom. To that end we have a few special projects, and programs to help you with your teaching activities.
Desire2Learn (D2L) a suite of software tools to manage content and communication is available at no cost to all faculty and staff at UW Oshkosh. It is managed by a UW System wide utility hosted at the Department of Information Technology at UW Madison.
Students access course materials via a standard web browser. Course web sites can provide students with a customized and personalize online learning experience. They can include a variety of features including the following:
- A home page and web site for each course
- Password protection and authentication for enrolled students
- Online quizzes, surveys and tests
- Threaded discussions and chat groups
- Document storage, sharing and management
- A course event calendar
- A grade book
- On-line meetings with Blackboard Collaborate
To log on to Desire2Learn
Your username and password are the same as your UW Oshkosh email username and password.
If you are identified as an instructor, there will be a link to the on-line instructors guide under Instructor Resources on your D2L home page. (Contact Sarah Bradway 920-424-2324, if you are an instructor and don't have a My Admin Tools section) See also the links to the left for information on using D2L.
Instructors, please join the D2LNews listserve (selecting the link will take you to a page where you can subscribe). This low-volume list is your ticket to news and information about D2L at Oshkosh. It is intended for instructors and support staff only.
Your course sites are automatically created by the Titanweb system. They will be listed on your D2L home page. Students will be automatically added to the D2L site roster when they register for your course.