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What is the Desire2Learn?

Desire2Learn (D2L) is an online learning management system (LMS) used at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Whether courses are taken online or face to face, D2L is the driving mechanism for delivering content and supplemental materials. D2L also includes tools for discussions, announcements, assignments, quizzes and grades.

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How do I use Desire2Learn?

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Want to learn more? Attend one of our NEW "Dash of D2L" Sessions!

  • Spring into Quizzes: Oct. 22nd from 12:00pm - 1:30pm in ML94B
  • Get Smart with Grades: Oct. 28th from 8:00am - 9:00am in ML94B
  • Dominate your Discussions: Nov. 5th from 12:00pm - 1:00pm in ML94B
  • Dive into your Dropbox: Nov. 13th from 11:00am - 12:00pm in ML94B
  • Discover your Course Options: Nov. 19th from 3:30pm - 4:30pm in ML88A

If you are located off campus and still would like to attend, we will be connecting to Edina through Telepresence, otherwise please contact Marni Dunning at 507-389-5892 to set that up a remote connection.

Register for these sessions using STARS: