Adding Others to Your Course

There are times when you may want to add other instructors to your course, in order to allow them to copy content into their own course.  Note: If you wish to enrol an Instructional Assistant, Marker or Accessibility Services Provider, please fill out the Employee Enrolment Request form. You will need to be logged in […]

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Course Homepage and Widgets

The course homepage is most likely the first page your learners see when they land in your course, so it’s important to design the homepage with purpose, to enhance the course experience. The goal is to place useful information in intuitive places rather than create a homepage so cluttered that your learners struggle to find […]

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Delete activity from course

To delete all content from your course, you have to go to each activity and follow the steps stated below: Course Materials: Click on drop down arrow beside the Table of content, then select Delete all modules. Discussions: Go to discussions > Click on More actions > Select Delete >  Check the box beside Select […]

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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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Using Video/Audio

When you go into the Upload/Create menu in Content, you may see an option entitled “Video or Audio.” This allows you to upload a video or audio file directly to Brightspace, using Brightspace’s native, built-in media tools. We do not recommend the use of these tools. Brightspace’s native media player has issues with playback for […]

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How Brightspace Courses Are Created

How are Brightspace courses created? One empty course is automatically created in Brightspace for each course section scheduled in Banner. This is done 2 months in advance of when the course will be taught. For example, courses scheduled to be taught in January will have empty course offerings created in Brightspace the previous November. Instructors […]

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Copyright and Online Instruction

Use of copyright-protected content on campus is governed by the Copyright Act, legal precedent, international treaties, and license agreements between the College and content providers. These form the foundation of Langara’s copyright policies and directives. This guide provides information on how to effectively incorporate copyrighted materials into your Brightspace courses, by format type: For more information […]

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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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