Desire2Learn August Workshops

To enable instructors and TA’s to better utilize Desire2Learn, D2L administrators Kevin and Michelle will be offering hands on workshops throughout August! Each of the workshops listed below will be offered several times in the Engineering Lab, room 250.


This session will introduce you to the basic features of D2L.  This includes adding course News announcements, posting course content, setting up assignment Dropbox folders, and emailing your class. Great for new instructors or those looking for a D2L refresher.

New Features

This session introduces you to the new features released during our July upgrade.  Those features include Dropbox feedback enhancements, calendar changes, and new notification options.

Advanced Features

This session covers Grades, Discussion Board, Groups, and Quizzes.  This is a fast paced, advanced session –  please attend a Basics workshop or ensure that you are completely comfortable using D2L before attending this workshop.

To sign up for one or more types of the above workshops, please follow the links below. When signing up, please enter your @OU.EDU email address (this will remain confidential). Each session is limited to 10 participants, so be sure to sign up before space runs out!

Click here for Basics
Click here for New Features
Click here for Advanced Features

As a reminder, we are here to answer any questions you have via 405-325-HELP or through our self-help portal, IT Answers.

Kevin Buck

As an academic technology administrator, Kevin Buck primarily focuses on assisting faculty and students with the use of technology to enhance their learning experience. Over the past year, Kevin has taken a growing interest in digital media and mobile solutions. Kevin serves as the Digital Media Specialist for OU Information Technology, enabling and supporting the use of video to enhance the student experience. Prior, Kevin administered the campus LMS, Desire2Learn, and coordinated training and support for the system. Originally from Kansas, Kevin started working for OU IT in 2007 when he moved to Norman to pursue his undergraduate degree from the University of Oklahoma. Kevin earned his Bachelor of Arts in Information Studies and is currently contemplating what he'd like to pursue for his Masters degree.


  1. Tabitha Hewitt

    Is there any D2L courses on the Tulsa OU Campus?

  2. Michael Fain

    I am not able to sign up for Basics Workshop. The site does not help me to sign up. Please help.

  3. The building is located on main campus. It is located south of Felgar Hall and east of the Union. It’s address is 200 Felgar St. You can obtain a map by selecting the building on this page:

  4. Echo

    Where is the engineering lab? In the Stephenson Research Center?

  5. Looking forward to the D2L Advanced Features training.