Online Learning Update

March 22, 2011

CU adopts new online learning system

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:01 am

By Whitney Bryen

The University of Colorado is updating its ten-year-old online learning system this fall and simplicity is key. Students and faculty said the current system is too complicated and deters users from taking advantage of what the system, known as CULearn, has to offer. The new system, Desire2Learn will offer new, user-friendly features like social networking, personalized content and portability. Debra Keyek-Franssen, director of academic technology for CU`s Information Technology Services, said the decade-old system no longer provides the functionality that current students and professors expect.

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