Need help navigating Brightspace? View these quick key tutorials for assistance with: Creating Content, Assignments, Grade Center, Groups and more. Our team members below are here to help as well if you can not find what you are looking for.
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.
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.
Brightspace will be your place for class resources, discussion board and assignment submissions. Learn how to navigate Brightspace by watching this tutorial
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 ANNOUNCEMENTS
Announcements are one of the first things your students will see when logging into your course. In this video you will learn how to create, manage and delete announcements.
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.
GRADING WITH TURNITIN
Learn how to read the TurnItIn Matching Report and use the Inline Grading tools to grade student papers.
GETTING STARTED WITH THE GRADE CENTER
This video demonstrates the key areas of creating and using the Grade Center
HOW TO CREATE GRADE BOOK ITEMS
Each activity in your course may be added to your grade book for assessment. This video shows how to create a new grade item in the grade book.
HOW TO ENTER GRADES IN THE GRADE BOOK
Entering grades is easy. Learn various ways to record your students' grades.
HOW TO CHECK STUDENT PROGRESS
The User Progress tool provides an overview of each student's grades and engagement in the course.
How (and When) to Create a Grade Book Category
Categories allow you to organize your assignments by type, such as quizzes, discussions, or case studies.
HOW TO ASSOCIATE (LINK) COURSE ACTIVITIES WITH A GRADE BOOK ITEM
Assignments that are submitted in Brightspace need to be manually linked to a Grade Book item.
Creating a Quiz or Test from Brightspace
MODIFYING GROUPS WITHIN BRIGHTSPACE
This video demonstrates how to modify the enrollment of existing groups in Brightspace.
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.