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Discovery Curriculum Teaching Toolbox

Desire2Learn (D2L)

What is D2L?

  • Desire2Learn is a web-based online learning management system (LMS) licensed for MCW course sites.
  • Desire2Learn will replace the current ANGEL learning management system (LMS) which will retire in September 2014.

What Can D2L Provide?

  • Advanced teaching and learning resources
  • Course templates for setup
  • User-friendly course administration
  • Multimedia support
  • Mobile compatible

D2L Conversion:

  • Between May and August 2013, all M1, M2, Early Clinical and Discovery Curriculum Pathways courses will be converted from ANGEL to D2L for a start date of August 2, 2013
  • The next phase of migration from ANGEL to D2L will begin in September 2013 and conclude in September 2014 to ensure all content and accounts are transitioned.


  • PDF:
  1. Desire2Learn
  • Website:
  1. D2L at MCW

  • Video:

                   1. D2L - How to Login Video

                   2. D2L - Homepage Video

                   3. D2L Navigation Video

Need Help? Contact the LMS team, for technical assistance.

About the Teaching Toolbox

Welcome video from Dr. Jose Franco


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