Brightspace Support


We provide Brightspace support for Eastern University faculty and staff. Please contact the individuals below with any questions you have. We also facilitate workshops on various functions of Brightspace. Please see our EVENTS page for dates and times as well as several key tutorial videos below.


 

UPLOAD PROFILE PICTURE

In this video you will learn how to upload a profile picture to your Brightspace account. It is very helpful if you can include a picture of yourself to get to know one another.

STUDENT VIEW - TURN IT IN

This video will demonstrate how students should access the feedback and originality reports that instructors provide through Turn It In.

CREATING & MANAGING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcements are one of the first things your student will see when logging into your course. In this video you will learn how to create, manage and delete announcements.

HOW TO MAKE YOUR COURSE AVAILABLE

When your Brightspace course is created, the course is able to be seen only by you, the instructor, and system administrators.  Watch this video to learn how to make your course available for your students.

NAVIGATION

Brightspace will be your place for class resources, discussion board and assignment submissions. Learn how to navigate Brightspace by watching this tutorial

CHECKLIST TOOL

Learn how to create a checklist to enhance the learning experience on Brightspace. A checklist is a list of actions that require completion and highlight important aspects.

COPYING COMPONENT FROM ONE COURSE TO ANOTHER

This video will show you step-by-step how to copy components from one of your Brightspace courses to another.                                                  

CLASSLIST & USER PROGRESS

The Classlist tool provides easy access to Email tools and User Progress.  Sending emails from within your course is an easy way to contact all class participants.  You may select one, several or all students to quickly send an email that will contain the course ID as part of the subject name.

HOW TO UPLOAD CONTENT

After creating modules and sub-modules, you may upload content into the module or sub-module.  Each file you upload becomes topics for your module or sub-module.  Whatch this video on how to upload content.

CREATING MODULES & SUBMODULES

In this video you will learn how to create modules & submodules which are used to help organize the content in your course similar to the way you would use files and folders to organize papers in a drawer.

ADDING MULTIMEDIA CONTENT

In this video you will learn how to upload multimedia content, such as videos, photos and links, to your Brightspace course.

GRADING WITH TURNITIN

Learn how to read the TurnItIn Matching Report and use the Inline Grading tools to grade student papers.

CREATE A URL

In this video you will learn how to link directly to a website from within your Brightspace course.