Brightspace Preview Tools

Want to see what your Brightspace course looks like from the students’ point of view? Different areas of Brightspace have their own preview tools. “Student Role” View “Student Role” View, or “view as student,” lets you view specific, limited content as a student would see it (does not bypass group restrictions or release conditions). Learn […]

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Manage Your Own Learning Objects

Delete a learning object View files contained in a learning object You can only modify the objects you’ve published to the repository. To make further changes to a learning object, you must retrieve it from the repository and then publish it again. Delete a learning object Deleting a learning object deletes its current version and […]

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Browse the Repository

Perform a basic search Perform an advanced search What can to do with Repository search results? To browse the LOR Perform a basic search The basic search gives you results based on occurrence of your search words in a learning object’s title, description, text, or keywords. It also suggests alternative spellings for you to help […]

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Publish Quizzes, Quiz Sections, and Questions

Publish quizzes Publish quiz sections or questions Publishing a quiz, a quiz section, or a single question to a learning repository depends on where you start the publishing process. Quizzes can be uploaded to LOR but cannot be dynamically linked. Publish quizzes Publish quiz sections or questions

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Determining Available Repository to Publish to

In order to publish content into the LOR, you must first determine whether you have a repository to publish to. Go to a course where you would like to publish the content. The easiest way is to use the LOR tool located under My Tools menu on the navigation bar. Click on Publish tab Check […]

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Reading Lists

Reading Lists (AKA: Talis Aspire) are an improved way for instructors to create and manage course readings inside of Brightspace.  Reading lists organize all of the resources (or “readings”) for a course, whether it’s books, e-books, journal articles, scanned documents, films, or websites. They can easily be used as a digital alternative to print coursepacks.  Learn more about […]

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Image Specs for Brightspace HTML Templates

Course Banner Recommended size: 2400 pixels wide by 960 pixels high HTML Page Banner Recommended size: 1200 pixels wide by 400 pixels high Splash Image (Module Intro Template) Recommended size: 2400 pixels wide by 600 pixels high Instructor/Facilitator Profile Picture Recommended size: 600 pixels wide by 600 pixels high Right and Left Aligned Images Recommended […]

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Creating and Managing Content

The Content tool is your central Table of Contents tool for the course. Learn how to add and manage modules and topics, and how to upload files. Add a Module You must create a module before you can add topics. You can create submodules (modules within existing modules) to establish a deeper hierarchy. Add a […]

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Content Tool Overview

Course Content Overview 1) Overview When users access a course’s Content tool for the first time, the first page they land on is the Overview. Use the Overview page to orient users to the course, content materials, and course expectations. If you decide not to add anything to this page, the Overview link and page […]

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