Teaching Commons > Teaching Guides > Technology > Desire2Learn > Tools > Course Home > Designing a Course Home Page
When entering a course in D2L, the Course Home page that is displayed is the university-wide default, but this page can be modified.
new Course Home page can be created and
modified with widgets. Once created, the Course Home page will need to be
made active. See the
Index of Widgets for details on the widgets available to use.
When finished with editing the newly created homepage, it must be set as active on the main Homepages page.
Add, delete, or move widgets that appear on the homepage, as well as change the way widgets are grouped. See the
widget index below for information on commonly-used widgets.
Note: Do not use the option "Three Equal Panels" as it does not work well on mobile devices.
The following table describes commonly-used widgets available to DePaul instructors. Widgets are listed in alphabetical order, and widgets included on a Course Home page by default are indicated.
For information on customizing the look and function of homepage widgets, as well as instructions for creating custom widgets, see Customizing Widgets.