Tutorials


Explore this sample course to see how one instructor has designed a high-quality online course. Instructors can implement these same strategies whether their course is on-ground, blended, or online.


Creating Content

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 - TURNITIN

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

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. Creating a checklist is a great way to highlight important aspects of the course.

HOW TO UPLOAD CONTENT

In this video you will learn how to add content to your Brightspace course.

CREATING MODULES & SUB-MODULES

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.

CREATE A URL

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

ADDING MULTIMEDIA CONTENT

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

COPYING COMPONENTS 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 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.

CREATING & MANAGING ANNOUNCMENTS

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.


Assignments

CREATING ASSIGNMENTS WITH TURNITIN

TurnItIn is an application used to check assignments for plagiarism.  This video will demonstrate how to create a submission folder on Brightspace and connect it directly with TurnItIn.

 

Grade Center

GRADING WITH TURNITIN

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

 

Quiz

Creating a Quiz or Test from Brightspace

 
 

Groups

MODIFYING GROUPS WITHIN BRIGHTSPACE

This video demonstrates how to modify the enrollment of existing groups in Brightspace.

CREATING GROUPS

This video shows how to create groups in your Brightspace course.  Groups are useful for creating group assignments or breaking up a large course into smaller group discussions.