Desire2Learn Student Orientation

This section of the courses.dcs.wisc.edu Web site offers technical-help documents in support of online, Desire2Learn-based courses offered by the Division of Continuing Studies.

What's in this Orientation?

This orientation introduces you to the navigation and features of your Continuing Studies online course hosted on the Desire2Learn (Learn@UW) platform.

  1. Computer Requirements
  2. How to Log In
  3. Where to Get Help
  4. Navigation
  5. How to Enlarge the Text (Fonts)
  6. How to Print Course Content

This orientation is important as it will enable you to achieve your learning goals. Once you are comfortable using the online educational tools in your course, you are well on your way!

This guide does not describe the tools used inside your course, such as the Discussion board, how to take a quiz, etc. You can find this information, if applicable, within your course content. This guide simply helps you access your course at all.

Division of Continuing Studies | UW-Madison