Student Video/Audio Submissions in Brightspace

Wondering about the best way to solicit student video or audio submissions in Brightspace? It depends on your preference and the requirements of the assignment. Students have mostly same access to Brightspace as instructors, with just a few exceptions, so media file submissions can be submitted anywhere in Brightspace that students can see the Brightspace […]

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Media Gallery

The Media Gallery is a course-specific collection of Kaltura media published in Brightspace by you and your students (depending on the settings you choose). The Media Gallery is visible to the entire class. Items in the course Media Gallery are only visible from within that course. Most Media Gallery features can be made available to […]

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Discussions

The Discussions tool is a collaboration area for instructors, teaching assistants and students. Students can post, read, and reply to messages on different topics, share thoughts about course materials, ask questions, share files, or work with peers on assignments and homework. Articles under Discussions Video Tutorials

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The Group and Section Restrictions Tool

If you have already set up multiple forums or topics for groups, you can restrict them simultaneously using the Group and Section Restrictions Tool. Restricting multiple existing forums or topics Note: To open a forum or topic to everyone, clear the check box in the Restricted column and click Save. Batch creating new restricted discussion Topics for all Groups in a Group […]

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Setting group restrictions for an existing Forum or Topic

You can restrict an existing forum or topic so that it is only accessible to members of a specific group or section. Note:  You must have pre-existing groups before you can set group restrictions on discussions using this method. Restricting a Single Forum or Topic Removing group access to a Topic To remove a group’s access, […]

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Creating Group Restricted Discussion Topics

If you’re using Groups in your course to organize your students for assignments or projects, you can create group-restricted discussion topics and threads only accessible to group members. NOTE: If you have not already created groups, do that first. Note: When using Group Topics, it is not possible to associate all group topics for a […]

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Creating Groups with Workspaces

You can create group workspaces like discussions and assignment submission folders.  These spaces can be created either at the time you create the group, or at any time afterwards. To create workspaces (assignments or discussion) at the time you create a new category and set up groups Select the workspace type(s) you wish to create […]

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Discussion Subscriptions and Notifications

You can subscribe to specific discussion forums, topics, or threads. You can see notifications of new messages in the mini navigation bar, or you can choose to receive notification by email or text message. Subscribing to a Forum,Topic or Thread Managing your Subscriptions Selecting your Notifications Settings You can choose how you wish to receive […]

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