Online Resources

Register for Our D2L Course

The Center for Excellence in Scholarship and Research has a dedicated D2L course for distributing a wide variety of online resources for research. To sign up for our D2L course, contact Dr. Dan Houlihan or any one of our consultants (CESR line at 507-389-1093) to request access, and be sure to include your Tech ID number. There is no charge to gain access to these resource materials.


Dr. Kristie Campana developed an introductory Introduction to R course on D2L. This R course is a modular, self-driven class that leads you to mastering the fundamentals of statistical analyses in R. This course can be taken as many times as desired, and offers a variety of resources and references for later use.

Contact one of the CESR staff to gain access to the Introduction to R course!

Online Workshops

The D2L course houses online workshops on the following topics:

  • APA and MLA writing styles
  • Introduction to Qualtrics©
  • Introduction to SPSS
  • Developing a successful IRB proposal
  • Preparing Journal Quality Tables and Figures