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This week’s "Grades and Rubrics Tools" training focused on setting up your Grade Book and using the Rubrics Tool in Brightspace. In case you missed this week’s training sessions or if you attended one of the training sessions and want to recap what was covered, you can review these resources: Homework that was to be ...continue reading "Brightspace Tip #11: Grades and Rubrics Tools Training Recap"

This week’s "Tests and Surveys" training focused on using tests, surveys, and self-assessments in Brightspace. In case you missed this week’s training sessions or if you attended one of the training sessions and want to recap what was covered, you can review these resources: Workshop Presentation Slides (pdf) Quizzes and Quiz Questions Course Conversion Information ...continue reading "Brightspace Tip #10: Tests and Surveys Training Recap"

This week’s "Using Turnitin" training focused on detecting potential plagiarism in student work by using Turnitin. In case you missed this week’s training sessions or if you attended one of the training sessions and want to recap what was covered, you can review these resources: Homework that was to be completed before the workshop Using ...continue reading "Brightspace Tip #9: Using Turnitin for Plagiarism Detection Training Recap"

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This week’s “Assignments Tool” training focused on how to collect, manage, and grade student work using the Assignments Tool in Brightspace. In case you missed this week’s training sessions or if you attended one of the training sessions and want to recap what was covered, you can review these resources: Workshop Presentation Slides (pdf) Assignments ...continue reading "Brightspace Tip #8: Assignments Tool Training Recap"

This week’s “Keep Students Engaged Between Class Meetings” training focused on how faculty can communicate and collaborate with their students outside of the classroom in order to enhance the instructional environment. In case you missed this week’s training sessions or if you attended one of the training sessions and want to recap what was covered, ...continue reading "Brightspace Tip #6: Keep Students Engaged Between Class Meetings Training Recap"

This week’s “Getting your Feet Wet: An Introduction to Brightspace” training focused on providing faculty with an introduction to the Brightspace learning management system (LMS). In case you missed this week’s training sessions or if you attended one of the training sessions and want to recap what was covered, you can review these resources: Workshop ...continue reading "Brightspace Tip #5: Introduction to Brightspace Training Recap"

D2L (the company that owns Brightspace) uses Continuous Delivery to update our Brightspace system. The Continuous Delivery model gives us regular monthly updates allowing for incremental and easily integrated changes with no downtime required for our Brightspace system. Our Continuous Delivery update occurs on the 4th Thursday of each month. D2L provides release notes to ...continue reading "Brightspace Tip #159: May Continuous Delivery Updates"

The Orange Room is a community where educators can learn from each other about efficient and innovative ways to use Brightspace. The Orange Room is a place where educators can share tips, suggestions, knowledge, and expertise to help colleagues use Brightspace to improve their teaching and to inspire the next generation of learners. Our latest ...continue reading "Brightspace Tip #158: Educator Share Showcase"

Thursday, May 21st, is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). GAAD aims to get you talking, thinking, and learning about digital access/inclusion and people with different abilities and talents. Accessibility is about everyone. It is extremely important for students with disabilities to have access to accessible course content. Video Notes is a built-in media recording tool ...continue reading "Brightspace Tip #157: Video Notes – Closed Captions"

Thursday, May 21st, is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). GAAD aims to get you talking, thinking, and learning about digital access/inclusion and people with different abilities and talents. Accessibility is about everyone. It is extremely important for students with disabilities to have access to accessible course content. The Brightspace HTML Editor has a built-in accessibility ...continue reading "Brightspace Tip #156: Accessibility Checker"