CMS Trainings

The CMS Core Trainings are self-paced trainings in D2L. Instructors are automatically enrolled in the CMS Core Trainings. These trainings can be accessed within the My Courses widget on the D2L Home page.

Required Trainings in D2L

The following required training must be completed by all instructors:
  • Teaching Online with D2L Training brings awareness to the tools and features of the Course Management System, currently D2L, in order to create and teach an online course. The training utilizes instructional videos to demonstrate how to use D2L. Topics include how to set up a grade book, adding content to a course, building assessments, communication options, and more.

Recommended Trainings in D2L

The following recommended trainings are available for instructors to complete as needed:
  • Engaging Students in D2L Training provides a technical overview and demonstration of the D2L tools and third party integrations, available to Instructors and students that can be used to enhance engagement and support learning. The training focuses on three types of engagement, including Instructor-to-Student Engagement, Student-to-Student Engagement, and Student-to-Content Engagement.
  • Using Kaltura in D2L Courses Training assists Instructors with creating Kaltura multimedia (video, audio, screen capture) for D2L courses. Kaltura is a video platform that allows Instructors and students to create, store, and stream multimedia in D2L courses. Learn how to create multimedia to increase engagement, Instructor presence, and collaboration in course curriculum. This training provides an overview of Kaltura in D2L, including recording options, tools, and pedagogical strategies to support teaching and learning in an online environment.
  • Using WebEx in D2L Courses Training assists Instructors with incorporating WebEx sessions into D2L courses to increase instructor presence, encourage collaboration between Instructors and students, as well as enhance the overall teaching and learning experience. The training provides an overview of WebEx in D2L, including session options, tools, and pedagogical strategies to support teaching and learning in an online environment.