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The Ultimate Guide to Instructional Design

Our experts break down what instructional design is, what instructional designers do and share tips for creating engaging, inclusive educational content that learners will love.

Latest Resources


Podcast: How to Design Micro-credential Courses, with Dr. Luke Dowden

Join D2L for a chat with Dr. Luke Dowden about how to approach designing sustainable micro-credential courses.


Save Lives, Save Money Using an LMS for Safety Training

Here’s how delivering your safety training online using an LMS can help reduce costs and enable you to scale and deliver it when you need it.


19 Employee Retention Strategies and How to Implement Them

Employee retention is crucial to any organization’s success. Thankfully, there are many strategies you can employ to improve your retention rate. In this article, we cover 19 of our favorites, plus answers to a number of frequently asked questions.


Connection: Indiana

Meet. Share. Learn. Why Attend?


Create Learning Content That Drives Business Outcomes

This 3-part course will help you navigate these three levels of strategic planning and deliver a unified experience that engages learners and drives business outcomes.


How to Create a Comprehensive Universal Design for Learning Strategy

Learn how to create a Universal Design for Learning strategy to maximize comprehension, retention, engagement, accessibility and learner results.

Customer Story

APDS: Inside Knowledge – Breaking the Cycle of Incarceration Through Education

Incarcerated individuals face numerous barriers to education, limits to their opportunities for personal growth and future career advancement. APDS is using D2L Brightspace to provide meaningful education for incarcerated learners through “Inside Knowledge” courses co-created by formerly incarcerated teachers. Incorporating engaging digital experiences to educate and motivate justice-impacted learners while equipping them with career skills, APDS’s innovative curriculum acts as a bridge to guide learners through inner reflection and goal setting. APDS is a recipient of the 2023 D2L Excellence Awards based on their innovations.


Professional Learning K12

Start your journey transforming teaching and learning with D2L Adventure digital curriculum resources. Give teachers the tools and materials they need to deliver learning experiences and support students in a new way within a single secure environment.

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