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D2L and Class Collaborate to Offer Comprehensive Digital Learning Built on the Zoom Platform
D2L is changing the way the world learns, enabling students of all ages to achieve more than they ever imagined possible. D2L supports millions of people learning online and in-person by collaborating closely with clients worldwide
Fremont, CA: D2L, a global learning technology company, and Class Technologies, a company built on the Zoom platform that adds features and functionality to expand teachers' workflow, have established a partnership to offer students a unified online learning experience, educators, and workers worldwide.
D2L will use the combined power of Zoom and Class within D2L Brightspace, its award-winning learning innovation platform, to deliver a blended and hybrid learning solution. The collaboration contributes to bringing the best of in-person learning online by seamlessly supporting synchronous and asynchronous learning with instructional tools that can assist educators in connecting with their learners and:
Automate attendance tracking Quizzes, polls, and other forms of student engagement encourage learning.
Brightspace, trusted by millions of users worldwide through schools, academic institutions, professional associations, and corporations, is transforming the way the world learns – enabling learners of all ages to achieve more than they ever imagined possible.
"Our ecosystem of over 1,800 technology integrations provides customers with the choice, flexibility, and tools they need to deliver engaging learning experiences," said D2L President and CEO John Baker. "I am delighted to welcome Class as a new partner, to expand our existing Zoom partnership – and to support new approaches to synchronous learning. The work we do to make learning easier will benefit educators and learners all over the world."
Class, built on the Zoom Meetings platform, allows K-12, higher education institutions, and corporate learning and development to facilitate instruction and improve engagement in the virtual classroom.
"Blended learning is the most effective modality for online and virtual learning now more than ever," said Michael Chasen, founder, and CEO of Class. "D2L Brightspace's ability to manage and deliver content such as lectures, videos, assignments, and assessments 'on-demand,' combined with Class' engaging real-time virtual sessions, provides learners with the best learning experience."