D2L Learning Management System in America: It’s Character and It’s Inspiration Towards Online Education of China

Alifujiang Haimiti, Shan JIN, Shan JIN, Deqing WANG, Deqing WANG


After 20th century 90s, online education becomes popular all around the world. Along with the development of information technology, online education starts to affect traditional education and learning methods. In this era which is new media frequently used while interaction and participation, it deeply changed the learning activity essence and form. America, as one the example of mature online education, used D2L learning management system in higher education not only to broaden and deepen the students knowledge, but also to provide students with multi-skill training opportunity. It emphasize the research and course teaching interaction as well as its parallel development,improved students learning quality in higher education.  This article, through character analysis of  D2L learning management system in America, try to inspire China’s online education with D2L’s successful experience. Also try to propose a feasible suggestion to improve China’s higher education online environment, form  a new model of  China’s online education.


D2L learning management system; Web based education; Higher education; Inspiration

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/5647


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