Introduction to "Managing a D2L Course"
Welcome to Desire2Learn Training
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This is an introduction to Desire2Learn (D2L) at Nashville State Community College (NSCC). This training is designed as an online training experience and consists of an introduction plus six modules. Participants enrolled in the beginning training will complete the Introduction and Modules 1, 5, and 6. Participants enrolled in the advanced training will complete Modules 2, 3, and 4 In these modules, NS Online and D2L will be used interchangeably. Faculty often use D2L terminology and students are more accustomed to NS Online. To complete the basic training, you will need to study the online materials, submit the Checklist for "Manage a D2L Course, Basic," and complete the assigned activities in a D2L shell. To complete the advanced training, you will need to study the online materials, submit the Advanced Checklist for "Manage a D2L Course" and complete the assigned activities in a D2L shell.
A D2L shell can be assigned only if you have been hired as a full-time or adjunct instructor by Nashville State Community College and have been assigned an "A" number. Please contact Linda Lyle (firstname.lastname@example.org) to sign up. You will need to be prepared to provide your "A" number so you can be added to the D2L training shell.
You will have access to the D2L shell for three weeks. To complete assigned activities, you will go to http://elearn.nscc.edu and login using your "A" number as the username and your six-digit birthdate mmddyy as the password.
Where do I get my "A" number?
After you sign a contract, the division secretary submits a form to have you added to the NSCC system. You will receive an "A" number from the division secretary.