Create Personalized Learning Environment with New Desire2Learn book from Packt

December 2012 | Cookbooks, e-Learning

Packt is pleased to announce Desire 2 Learn for Higher Education Cookbook that helps to customize the look and feel of an online course, integrate graphics and video, using the learning environment's built-in assessment and collaboration tools. Written in a cookbook style, the book is filled with recipes addressing real world challenges combined with detailed instructions and screenshots.

About the Author:

Brandon Ballentine is an Instructional Technologist in East Tennessee. He is a D2L system administrator and provides faculty training on D2L and other educational tools. Prior to working in the educational technology field, Brandon developed and managed interactive technologies for a financial institution.

Desire 2 Learn for Higher Education Cookbook begins with recipes focused on creating a personalized learning environment, which is then followed by integrating multimedia and social networking sites. The later chapters offer recipes for productivity in several of the learning environment's tools.

Users will learn to create and display their own screencasts and make their content more mobile-friendly. How to embed videos from YouTube and other websites, streamline the quiz creation process, archive a copy of your final grades are some of the activities that will be taught through this book.

Chapters emphasized in this book are:

Chapter1: Getting Your Course Ready for New Semester
Chapter2: Personalizing Your Course
Chapter3: Getting Materials into Your Course
Chapter4: Working with Multimedia
Chapter5: Diving into HTML Code
Chapter6: Managing Assessments
Chapter7: Collaboration and Participation
Chapter8: Working with the Grades Tool

Packed with easy-to-follow recipes, this book will benefit newbies and seasoned D2L users alike. This book is available in print, and various electronic formats, and retails at $40.49 for the Print copy and $22.94 for the electronic version. For more information, please visit the book page at http://www.packtpub.com/desire2learn-for-higher-education-cookbook/book

 


Desire2Learn for Higher Education Cookbook
Customize the look and feel of your online course, integrate graphics and video, and become more productive using the learning environment's built-in assessment and collaboration tools

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/desire2learn-for-higher-education-cookbook/book

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