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Thursday, December 13, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Location: MC 2036         Note: Open to faculty and staff (registration is required)

Description: This two-hour hands-on workshop will introduce you to LEARN (from Desire2Learn), our course management system for presenting course activities and resources in on-campus and fully online courses. Users who are new to the system, or who want a refresher and to become familiar with the new interface may find value in this session. Please bring your own laptop to this session.

Facilitator: Mary Power (CTE)

Learning Outcomes: By the end of this session you will:

  • be able to use the D2L environment to communicate with your students;
  • make decisions around the most effective way to organize content in your course; 
  • have basic knowledge of the tools available within D2L and the ability to use these tools effectively.
  • know how and where to obtain further assistance with course development in LEARN.




The University of Waterloo is committed to achieving barrier-free accessibility for persons with disabilities who are studying, working, or visiting at Waterloo. If you have questions concerning access, such as parking, building layouts, or obtaining information in alternative formats, or wish to request accommodations for a CTE workshop or event, please contact CTE via email ( or phone (ext. 33857) and include the session’s title and date. Our workshops typically involve a mix of presentation and discussion-based activities, and we encourage a scent-free environment. We also welcome accompanying assistants, interpreters, or note-takers; notify us if accommodations are needed in this regard. Please note that some accommodations may require time to arrange.

MC - Math and Computers
MC 2036
200 University Ave West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1