Because the college had already deployed the Brightspace by Desire2Learn
(D2L) online learning management system (LMS), Dewey's team faced the twin tasks of boosting accessibility while also finding a solution that could cleanly integrate with the existing software.
Mandatory features of the Single Sign-On system: Interfaces with our internal Active Directory authentication service Grants us aggregate access to 3rd party systems that have varying authentication methods such as Schoolnet PD Planner, Brightspace Desire2Learn
, Interactive Achievements OnTrac, Edmodo, Pearson SuccessNet online textbooks, Holt-McDougal online textbooks, McGraw Hill online textbooks, and others The solution cannot require purchasing separate 3rd party licenses to function.
Individual group members are required to submit weekly 150-200 word electronic journal entries to their private Desire2Learn
com) which was integrated with the Desire2learn
learning platform of the university.
Representative examples of LMSs include Moodle (Cole & Foster, 2007; Kumar, Gankotiya, & Dutta, 2011), Desire2Learn
(D2L) (Wang, & Shao, 2008), and Blackboard (Martin, 2008; Pishva, Nishantha, & Dang, 2010).
Examples of such systems include Blackboard, Desire2Learn
Internet-based learning management systems (LMSs) such as Blackboard, Moodle, WebCT, Canvas, Scholar, and Desire2Learn
are some of the popular Internet technologies that support distance, face-to-face, and hybrid/blended teaching-learning processes (Connolly, Mac Arthur, Stansfield, & McLellan, 2007; Dahlstrom, Brooks, & Bichsel, 2014; DeNeui & Dodge 2006; El Mansour & Mupinga 2007; McGill & Hobbs, 2008).
Some private softwares for e-learning practices are: Ecollege, Edoceo, Desire2Learn
, Blackboard, Prometheus, WebCT.
com) or the Desire2Learn
platform, or you use a social-learning platform like Edmodo (www.
The work container on the tablet holds the assignments--say, chemistry lab reports--as well as the Desire2Learn
app for web-based grading and course management.
Course management systems such as Angel, Blackboard, Desire2Learn
, eCollege, Moodle, and WebCT are increasing in higher education.
Some 30,000 faculty and students responded to surveys about their experience with the systems, leading the task force to unanimously recommend Desire2Learn
, which was implemented in 2012, Carver says.