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On-Demand Resources

On-demand resources are available for students and faculty in downloadable PDF quick reference sheets and in step-by-step videos.


For Instructors

Course Management

» How can I add TAs or other users to my course?

» How can I make my course active, so it is visible to students? – Updated!

» How do I email my entire class, or individual students? – Updated!

» How do I view my course from the student view? – Updated!

» How do I locate my courses?

» How do I build a course on Brightspace from scratch?

» How can I re-order my courses on the dashboard?

» How do I Edit the Navigation Bar (Navbar)? – Updated!

» How do I create a homepage for my course?

» How do I create an image banner for my homepage?

» How do I delete my homepage and make another tool the first page students see?

» How do I turn off course tools I do not need?

» How can I upload a profile photo to my Brightspace account?

» What is the e-Portfolio?

» Accessing Harvested Repository Material in the Learning Object Repository (LOR)

» Placing Harvested Repository Material in Content


Video Introduction to “Lessons View”

» What is the table of contents?

» How do I upload my syllabus?

» How do I move files around in my course?

» How do I insert stuff into my course?

» How do I create modules and add content to them?

» How do I make content unavailable to students? – New!

» How do I import course materials from another course management system?

» How do I copy an entire Brightspace course to another?

» How to move pieces of content from one Brightspace Course to Another?

» How do I set Rules or Release Conditions to restrict content?


Video Introduction to the Assignment Tool

» How do I create an assignment with the Assignment Tool?

» Assignment Submission Type Overview

» How can I create an assignment from the content module area?

» How do I add feedback and evaluations to assignment submissions?

» How do I grade and evaluate a student who has not submitted an assignment?

» How do I associate an assignment with a grade item?

» How do I enable TurnitIn on a new assignment?

» How do I enable TurnitIn on an existing assignment?

» An Overview of TurnitIn Feedback Studio

» How to use the similarity report tools in TurnitIn

» How to provide feedback using TurnitIn

» How to manually enter grades using TurnitIn

» How do I use a rubric in the TurnitIn Feedback Studio

» How can I download assignments?

» How can I download assignments by group?

» How can I contact students who have not submitted an assignment?

» Using the Annotation Tool


  Video Introduction for Quizzes

» 9 Step Quiz Overview – Updated!

» How to Quickly Create a Quiz Placeholder? – Updated!

» How do I associate my quiz to a Grade Item in my Gradebook? – Updated!

» How do I Establish Restrictions Such As: Dates, Time limits, Password, and Respondus Lockdown Browser  – Updated!

» How do I Provide Special Access for Select Students?  – Updated!

» How do I Determine What the Student Sees Upon Completion of the Quiz?  – Updated!

» How do I Implement a Lock Down Browser (Respondus) During a Quiz?  – Updated!

» How do I create and deploy a test / quiz?  – Updated!

» How do I export test / quiz grades to the grade book?  – Updated!

» How do I view specific quiz questions after the quiz is submitted?  – Updated!

» How do I use the question library?  – Updated!

Grades / Rubrics

  Video Introduction for Grades

» Getting Started: How do I set up my gradebook? – Updated!

» How do I create grade categories and items? – Updated!

» Example of a Weighted Grade Book – Updated!

» Where do my students see their grades, and how can I change settings? – New!

» How do I grade work using Brightspace?

» How do I release final grades to students?

» How do I associate an assignment with a grade item?

» How do I exclude a grade category or item from the final grade calculation?

» How do I create a rubric?

» How do I enter all grades for a specific Grade Item?

» How do I import a custom grade scheme that I’ve created? – New!

» How do I Export my Gradebook into Excel?

Groups & Discussions

Video Introduction to Discussions – coming soon!

Video Introduction to Groups – coming soon!

» Understanding the Discussion tool – Updated!

» How do I create groups in Brightspace? – Updated!

» How do I let students self-enroll into groups?

» How do I create group discussion topics?  – Updated!

Media on Brightspace

» How do I Upload Videos to Brightspace? (How to use Kaltura)

» How do I Restrict Access to Videos I’ve Uploaded?– New!

» How do I Put a YouTube Video in a Content Module? – Updated!

» Kaltura User Guide – Instructor

» How do I make edits to my Kaltura video?

» How do I use Capturespace Lite in Kaltura?

»  How do I use Kaltura Capture in Kaltura?

» How do I add captions to my Kaltura video?

» How do I edit captions in my Kaltura video?

» Brightspace Video Workshops

» Brightspace Instructor Tutorial Videos

» Virtual Classroom Basics

Mobile App

» Brightspace “Pulse” User Guide