Setting up Attendance Register

Create attendance registers to track attendance for your course-based activities, such as a mandatory weekly chat session or optional discussion seminar. Creating New Attendance Register Sessions are the components of an attendance register that define one or more events in your register. Your collective sessions make up your register. For example, if you want to […]

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Recording and Playing Back Audio in Quizzes and Assignments

The experience of recording audio feedback in Assignments, and your students’ experience of recording audio in response to Quiz questions, has changed. This is due to the old Flash versions of those features being switched off as Flash reaches its End-of-Life at the end of December. See below for a walkthrough of how the new recorder works.  […]

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Recording and Playing Back Audio in Quizzes and Assignments

The experience of recording audio feedback in Assignments, and your students’ experience of recording audio in response to Quiz questions, has changed. This is due to the old Flash versions of those features being switched off as Flash reaches its End-of-Life at the end of December. See below for a walkthrough of how the new recorder works.  […]

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Text to Speech

The Text to Speech tool automatically enables online text-to-speech technology for HTML content in Brightspace. Any user can hear their HTML course content spoken using only their internet browser. Users can also highlight and play back a subset of the content. As the instructor, you don’t need to activate anything. The tool is enabled by […]

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Recording and Playing Back Audio in Quizzes and Assignments

The experience of recording audio feedback in Assignments, and your students’ experience of recording audio in response to Quiz questions, has changed. This is due to the old Flash versions of those features being switched off as Flash reaches its End-of-Life at the end of December. See below for a walkthrough of how the new recorder works.  […]

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Turnitin

Turnitin is a cloud-based solution with capabilities in originality checking and online grading using their OriginalityCheck and GradeMark tools. Turnitin saves instructors time and facilitates personalized feedback for learners. Overview OriginalityCheck lets you monitor Assignment submissions and identify potential cases of plagiarism by automatically comparing submissions to an online database of original content. You can […]

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Course Banner Image

Brightspace will automatically assign a banner image based on your course title, but you can also customize the image according to your course. Changing the Course Banner Image Brightspace has a large library of images available for your use as a course banner. Removing the Course Banner Image There are multiple ways to remove the […]

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Rubrics

Rubrics are an assessment tool used to evaluate an activity or item based according to a predefined set of criteria. They help ensure that activities and items are evaluated fairly and consistently. The Brightspace Rubrics tool allows you to build a grading rubric, which can be connected to, and then used to assess, Assignments, Grade […]

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Setting Your Course to Active

For any course to become available to your students, two conditions need to be met: Here’s the quick and easy way to set a course offering to Active.  

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Importing Shared Content

If you are receiving content from another instructor, follow these instructions to Import the Content into your own course offering.  The instructor who is sharing content with you should have prepared a .zip file using the instructions for “Exporting Content to Share” on the previous page.

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