Self Registration

Setup Roles Instructors are typically added to Self Registration courses as Instructor. The Instructor role cannot access or manage Self Registration settings. If the course will be moderated, I.e., a course owner will be required to approve registrations before students are added to the course, they must be added to the course as Course Manager. […]

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Notifications

By default, most tools do not send email notifications when there are updates. Notifications are controlled on a per-user basis, in that user’s own account settings. You can choose if and how you receive notifications of discussion subscriptions, newly posted grades, Assignment feedback, Quiz marks, and more, on the Brightspace Notification Settings page, which you […]

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The Attendance Tool

Create attendance registers to track attendance for your course-based activities, such as a mandatory weekly chat session or optional discussion seminar. Creating a 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 […]

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Recording and Playing Back Brightspace 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 ‘text-matching’ software which promotes academic integrity, streamlines grading and feedback, deters plagiarism, and improves student outcomes. It is integrated in the Brightspace Assignment tool and compares students’ submissions to the Turnitin repository which, includes information from the internet, and academic, and student papers. Afterwards, it returns a similarity score in the […]

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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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