Thursday, May 28, 2015

RPP #132: D2L Brightspace - Interview with John Baker, CEO, D2L

  • Interview with John Baker, CEO, D2L
    D2L (formerly Desire2Learn) announced the next generation of its learning platform, Brightspace. By featuring a new faculty user experience and bringing adaptive learning to the masses, D2L says that Brightspace is more flexible, smarter, and easier to use.
    • We discuss D2L and their next generation LMS, Brightspace
    • We answer the questions:
      • Does it replace "legacy" D2L?
      • What is adaptive learning and LeaP?
      • What features can be used in-class?
      • What about student retention support and e-portfolios?
      • What's the new faculty UI?
      • How is it delivered? Multi-tenant Cloud? Hosted? On premise?
      • Podsafe music selection from Music Alley
        • "Fly Fly Fly" by singer/song writer Adrina Thorpe - Influenced by Sarah Mclachlan, Tori Amos, and Coldplay
    Duration: 27:12