Desire2Learn: Faculty

Desire2Learn (D2L) is a web-based integrated learning platform designed to create a rich online environment for teaching and learning. D2L features an electronic dropbox, automated grade book, discussion boards, quizzes, and more. To access Desire2Learn click here: https://prairiestate.desire2learn.com

What is My Account Information?

Prairie State College uses a single sign-on account for all users. This means that one username and password is used for the main applications that you'll use on campus. You will be notified of your username and password, but required to change your password when you login for the first time. You will also be required to change your password at least every 6 months.

Username: Your username is the first initial of your first name and your full last name, possibly followed by some numbers. (Example: jdoe2356)

Password: Your default password is an 8-digit random alphanumeric code.


Tutorials

These documents are in PDF format and Adobe Reader is required to view them. Download the latest version for free. There is also a course called D2L Faculty Resource Center inside of D2L. If you cannot find this course in D2L, contact Bonnie Rajchel at (708) 709-7929 or brajchel@prairiestate.edu for access.

Topic Documentation Type
Activate Your Course PDF
Announcements PDF
Assignments PDF
Attendance PDF
Blog PDF
Change the Start and End Date PDF
Chat Tool PDF
Checklists PDF
Adding Content PDF
Copying Content PDF
Course Backup PDF
Discussions PDF
Classlist/Email PDF
Export User List PDF
Films on Demand PDF
Getting Started PDF
Grades PDF
Groups PDF
HTML Basics PDF
Import a Cartridge PDF
Intelligent Agents PDF
Journals PDF
Quizzes PDF
Rubrics PDF
Seating Charts PDF
Semester Start Checklist PDF
Video Assignments by YouSeeU PDF
Virtual Classroom by YouSeeU PDF
Widgets PDF
Wiggio PDF

 


Problems/Questions

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions about D2L page.

If you are having problems logging in the D2L, contact the ITR Help Desk at (708) 709-7999 or helpdesk@prairiestate.edu.

If you would like help learning how to use D2L, contact Bonnie Rajchel, IT Training and Technical Support Specialist, at (708) 709-7999 or brajchel@prairiestate.edu.