PPSC eLearning Training

D2L Basics and Advanced Training

For Fall 2023, all D2L trainings will be held via Zoom. Add the Training to your calendar from the CETL SharePoint or request a calendar invitation through the Sign-Up form

D2L Basics

Join Learning to learn the basics of D2L. This training will cover an introduction to D2L, announcements, content, creating assignments, building quizzes, setting-up discussion posts, grades, and creating an attendance roster. You will also learn more about tools that are helpful to you in your courses.

D2L Basics Trainings will be held:

Friday, September 22nd, at 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 12th, at 5:00p.m.

Advanced D2L​

Ready to learn more about what D2L can do?

Advanced D2L training offers a deep dive into the groups, quizzes, gradebook, content tab, and attendance tools. Walk away with different ways to set up and use your D2L shell for your classes.

Advanced D2L Training will be held: 

Thursday, October 26th, at 5:00 p.m.

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Self-Paced Online Training Courses

To register for a Self-Paced course, log into MyCourses. Then under Self-registration Courses, click on Discovery Tool – Register. 

screenshot of link to Discovery self register

From this page, you can see a list of courses under the Available Courses heading. These include courses on Accessibility, D2L  features, and more:

  • Accessibility in Excel
  • Accessibility in Powerpoint
  • Accessibility in Word
  • Creating Accessible Media
  • D2L Basics (for instructors)
  • D2L Basics (for students)
  • PPSC Healthy Course Checklist
  • PPSC In-Person Course Template
  • PPSC Online Course Template
  • Universal Design for Learning 


To Enroll in a course, click on the “Enroll” button. The course will now show up on your D2L MyCourses homepage. 

*Be sure to click to Page 2 to see all the courses available!

Essentials of Teaching and Learning Online Boot Camp

Essentials of Teaching and Learning Online Boot Camp provides the EDU 2631 (Teaching and Learning Online) requirement for teaching online and hybrid courses at Pikes Peak State College.

Registration for Summer 2023 will open Monday, April 17 at 8:00 am. Registration will close on Thursday, May 11 at 5:00 pm.

Essentials of Teaching and Learning Online Boot Camp is a fully online two-week course. We will explore effective online design principles and teaching strategies as well as classroom management.  We will examine how to craft effective discussions, rubrics and assessment, and the importance of FERPA and ADA. You will leave Teaching and Learning Online Boot Camp with techniques and tools while experiencing what it is like to be an online student at PPSC. 

If you are an adjunct instructor enrolled in the Promoting Advancement and Growth for Educators (PAGE) Program through CETL (Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning), you will receive 5 PD units after successfully completing Essentials of Teaching and Learning Online Boot Camp with an 80% or better by submitting the reflection and tracking form. To verify your registration or for intent form information for the PAGE Program, please contact CETL at CETL@pikespeak.edu. Registration for PAGE occurs twice a year beginning the Monday of PDW (August and January) and ends on the student drop date.

Please contact Jacqueline Tomrdle at Jacqueline.Tomrdle@pikespeak.edu if you have questions.

Boot Camp Registration Form

Boot Camp Training Dates

Session Dates
Spring 2023 CANCELED
Summer 2023 May 15-31
Fall 2023 August 14-30