Online Learning Tools

Langara has several online learning tools that your instructors are using to continue your courses online. Your instructors will contact you and let you know which tools you will use in each class.

Help with Student Learning Tools is a quick guide to Langara’s learning tools. It is the best place for questions about online learning tools. The Quick Guide to Langara’s learning tools is available here:

Brightspace by D2L, formerly known as D2L, is Langara’s online course management system. Most of your instructors use Brightspace, and you will access online course content such as notes, readings, assignments, quizzes and exams using the Brightspace platform. A tutorial and tips for using Brightspace can be found here:

Brightspace Mobile Apps are optimized to maximize productivity on-the-go while providing a complete learning experience that works on any device. Students see what’s up next in class, check grades and review content. The Brightspace Pulse app helps students track upcoming assignments, access course content, stay on top of notifications for new discussion posts, be notified of upcoming quizzes, access grades, or view their course activity feed. Find out more here:

Apps & Brightspace Tutors are peer tutors from the Business Computer Applications program who can help you navigate Brightspace and learn better how to use Microsoft Office apps such as Word and Excel. Help using Apps & Brightspace can be found here:

Kaltura MediaSpace is an online media hosting/streaming service similar to YouTube. You can use MediaSpace to upload, edit, and share your media with other users, and for inserting media into your Brightspace courses. Help using Kaltura MediaSpace can be found here:

Zoom is a web conferencing solution that provides screen sharing, meetings, live chat, and a lot more. Most often, you will join a meeting by clicking on a link in an email sent to you by the meeting host – no account required. Help using Zoom can be found here:
Help for uploading Langara Zoom backgrounds can be found here:

CourseWeb is Langara College’s implementation of WordPress. Help using CourseWeb can be found here:

IT Knowledge Base – Easily find solutions to common issues such as activating computer IDs, resetting passwords, connecting to WiFi, and using printers. Help with IT can be found here: