Brightspace (Desire2Learn) Help Resources

Help resources for instructors and learners using the Desire2Learn BrightSpace Learning Management System.

Instructors who want a personalized consultation on how Brightspace by D2L can be leveraged in support of a specific course are encouraged to contact the FEAS Teaching and Learning Team at feas.online@queensu.ca 

To request the creation of a course in D2L or enrollment of TA's send a request to help@engineering.queensu.ca


D2L Instructor Frequently Asked Questions


Queen's University

Brightspace Wiki - Project details and How To pages


Learning Environment Videos for Instructors and Learners

A course within our own D2L system containing video tutorials from Desire2Learn


Lynda's "Up and Running with Desire2Learn" course

Log in with your NetID here for complete access to the course.


BrightSpace Community Videos

for instructors and learners


Videos from the Learning Technology Centre, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

for Instructors

for Students


Gradebook Setup from Lynda.com


Desire2Learn Grades Tool

Video series by Kevin Cormier

Queen’s University is situated on traditional Anishnaabe and Haudenosaunee Territory.