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FUSION 2009 Desire2Learn Users Conference - The Art of Learning : Minneapolis-Saint Paul July 13th to 17th, 2009The 2009 Desire2Learn Users Conference will be held in Minneapolis-St. Paul Minnesota from July 13,2009 to July 17,2009.

This year’s theme is “The Art of Learning”.

Presentations by The University of Akron include:

Dr. Cheryl Ward – Student Created Learning Objects: Solving Real-World Problems in Desire2Learn

Dr. Jill Phipps and Suzanne Testerman – Yes We Can: Models for Successful Adoption of Desire2Learn and Leadership

For more information and to view the , go to the Fusion website.


Jump in the pool and swim with us!

Springboard! Administrators are asking you to support our efforts by helping us test the newest versions of the Learning Environment.

We are looking for volunteers to dive in and test the Gradebook Tool and at least one additional tool in our test environment.

If you are able to assist, please send an email to with your Name, UANet ID, Browser/Platform you will test on, the tools you will test, and when you can commit to testing Springboard! Version 8.4.2 during the period between July 9, 2009 and July 19, 2009.

Questions? Contact Suzanne Testerman, Coordinator of Learning Management Systems at

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