Desire2Learn

Desire2Learn (D2L) is Michigan State University’s centrally supported Learning Management System, which provides the platform and tools for online and web enhanced courses at MSU. Browse ICER's course offerings below and check back later for new upcoming courses. 

(*) indicates that a course is open to the public! Learners without an MSU ID can create a guest account and email ICER's Director of Training, Dr. Laura Harris (training@msu.edu), to request enrollment in the desired course(s). 

ICER's OnDemand Resources

In less than an hour, this non-credit, self-paced training course introduces OnDemand Resources available to utilize the High Performance Computing Center (HPCC) provided by the Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research (ICER) at Michigan State University. No prior knowledge is required for this course but you will need a free ICER account to access OnDemand. You will need an MSU NetID to get an ICER account. Instructions to get an ICER account are included in this course.

Installing Anaconda on a Personal Computer (*)

In less than 30 minutes, this non-credit, self-paced training course introduces you to Anaconda and its applications. The course includes a walk-through of Anaconda installation. No prior knowledge is required for this course. Instructions to get Anaconda for free are included in this course.

Jupyter Notebook Basics (*)

In less than an hour, this non-credit, self-paced training course introduces you to Jupyter Notebooks and demonstrates how to use notebook features. The course provides example notebooks and a project where you create your own notebook, which is reviewed by a real instructor. No prior knowledge is required for this course but you must have access to Jupyter Notebook. Links to other free, self-paced training courses in D2L are provided to help you get access to Jupyter Notebook through either ICER's OnDemand website or installing Anaconda on your personal computer.