Awards

National Federation of the Blind Nonvisual Accessibility (NVA) Gold Level Web Certification

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), one of the world’s leading advocates for Internet access by blind Americans, has now twice (2010 and 2011) awarded the Gold Level NFB-NVA Certification to D2L for D2L Learning Environment.

We have made a pledge to support the National Federation of the Blind’s (NFB) Nonvisual Web Accessibility program. Through this program, we aim to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to annually test and certify D2L Learning Environment against the NFB’s Gold Level Nonvisual Access standards, reflecting our belief in building inclusive design into its research and development practices.

Dr. Jacob Bolotin Award

In 2013, D2L received the Dr. Jacob Bolotin Award from the National Federation of the Blind for its groundbreaking work in accessibility. Specifically, this award is given to organizations and individuals who have made impactful contributions toward achieving the full integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality.

Ovum “On The Radar” Award

For delivering an analytics solution that helps institutions develop meaningful insights from educational data, D2L was selected by Ovum as a winner of the first annual “On The Radar” Customer Award. The Big Data category, in which we were recognized, profiles organizations that have created new products, services, or processes to address previously unsolved challenges with an innovative approach.

EdTech Digest Awards

As part of the 2013 EdTech Digest Awards program, D2L was chosen as a winner for its outstanding solutions in the field of education and technology. The EdTech Digest Awards recognize technologies, trendsetters, and leaders throughout the education sector for their innovative contributions.

Microsoft US Public Sector Partner of the Year

D2L was awarded the U.S. Education Solution Partner of the Year award in 2011 and 2012. The award recognizes a partner that excels at providing innovative and unique solutions based on Microsoft technologies to education customers. As an industry-leading SaaS solution for education, we were recognized for exemplifying how innovative solutions can be delivered by embracing Microsoft technologies to deliver D2L Learning Suite, a robust cloud, hybrid and on-premise solution for education.

IMS Global Learning Consortium Platinum Learning Impact Award

The Learning Impact Awards recognize the most impactful use of technology in support of learning worldwide. Each year, the IMS Executive Strategic Council selects award finalists by identifying examples of products and services that address the most significant challenges facing global education. At the 2012 Learning Impact Conference, held in Toronto, a panel of global experts ranked the finalists. As a top-two finalist, the D2L and NYCDOE submission was awarded the top-level Platinum Learning Impact Award.

Brandon Hall Learning Technology Award Gold Medal

D2L received a 2010 Brandon Hall Gold Medal award for technology excellence in the Best Advance in Technology in Learning Analytics or Reporting category.

The Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Technology Awards are presented by Brandon Hall Group, a leading research firm in training and development. The Learning Technology Awards program showcases product innovations for their creation and management of learning, talent, and performance.

The Best Advance in Technology for Learning Analytics or Reporting category, specifically, looks for functionality related to collecting learning data, querying data, creating reports, visualizing data, and comparing variables and data sets. The role of the technology in helping administrators make sense of data and understand the effectiveness of their learning services is a key criterion of the award.

IMS 2010 LearnSAT Best in Category Award for Learning Management 1st Place

D2L was the recipient of 1st Place for Learning Management Systems, a Best in Category Award for Learning Management that was based on the results of the 2010 IMS Learning and Education Technology Satisfaction and Trends (LearnSAT) survey.

The LearnSAT report, and underlying research, is conducted to provide level of satisfaction information in the use of technology to support teaching and learning to a new and rapidly evolving marketplace. Through the LearnSAT report, those responsible for implementing and supporting solutions can provide additional information about the level of satisfaction expressed by current clients to supplement the information supplied by vendors.