Brightspace Tutorials


Uploaded by Eastern University Brightspace on 2019-03-11.

Content Management

UPLOADING A PROFILE PIC

In this video you will learn how to upload a profile picture to your Brightspace account. It is very helpful if you can include a picture of yourself to get to know one another.

NAVIGATING BRIGHTSPACE

Brightspace will be your place for class resources, discussion board and assignment submissions. Learn how to navigate Brightspace by watching this tutorial.

HOW TO UPLOAD CONTENT

In this video you will learn how to add content to your Brightspace course.

CREATING MODULES AND SUBMODULES

In this video you will learn how to create modules & submodules which are used to help organize the content in your course similar to the way you would use files and folders to organize papers in a drawer.

HOW TO CREATE A URL

In this video you will learn how to link directly to a website from within your Brightspace course.

ADDING MULTI-MEDIA CONTENT

In this video you will learn how to upload multimedia content, such as videos, photos and links, to your Brightspace course.

COPYING COMPONENTS FROM COURSE TO COURSE

This video will highlight how to transfer specific content from one course to another.

 

CLASSLIST AND USER PROGRESS

The Classlist tool provides easy access to Email tools and User Progress. Sending emails from within your course is an easy way to contact all class participants. You may select one, several or all students to quickly send an email that will contain the course ID as part of the subject name.

CREATING & MANAGING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcements are one of the first things your students will see when logging into your course. In this video you will learn how to create, manage and delete announcements.

 

HOW TO MAKE A COURSE AVAILABLE

When your Brightspace course is created, the course is able to be seen only by you, the instructor, and system administrators. Watch this video to learn how to make your course available for your students.


Assignments and TurnItIn

CREATING ASSIGNMENTS WITH TURNITIN

TurnItIn is an application used to check assignments for plagiarism.  This video will demonstrate how to create a submission folder on Brightspace and connect it directly with TurnItIn.

GRADING WITH TURNITIN

Learn how to read the TurnItIn Matching Report and use the Inline Grading tools to grade student papers.

STUDENT VIEW OF TURNITIN

This video will demonstrate how students should access the feedback and originality reports that instructors provide through Turn It In.


Grade Center

If you’re looking for a more interactive, step-by-step tutorial, please visit this page.

GETTING STARTED WITH THE GRADE CENTER

This video demonstrates the key areas of creating and using the Grade Center

HOW TO CREATE GRADE BOOK ITEMS

Each activity in your course may be added to your grade book for assessment.  This video shows how to create a new grade item in the grade book.

HOW TO ENTER GRADES IN THE GRADE BOOK

Entering grades is easy. Learn various ways to record your students' grades.

HOW (and WHEN) TO CREATE A GRADE BOOK CATEGORY

Categories allow you to organize your assignments by type, such as quizzes, discussions, or case studies.

HOW TO ASSOCIATE (LINK) COURSE ACTIVITIES WITH A GRADE BOOK ITEM

Assignments that are submitted in Brightspace need to be manually linked to a Grade Book item.



Class Progress

HOW TO CHECK STUDENT PROGRESS

The User Progress tool provides an overview of each student's grades and engagement in the course.


Quiz Feature: Setting up Tests/Exams/Quizzes


Three Part Guide for setting up the quiz, editing questions and points and previewing.

Creating and setting up your quiz.

Editing and randomizing questions.

Managing points and running a preview.


Other Tutorials from the Brightspace team:

Create a quiz with a randomized set of questions to distribute a unique set of questions to individual learners. This tutorial shows how to create a quiz with a randomized set of questions from a question pool in Brightspace Learning Environment.
Create bonus questions so the final score of a quiz can exceed the maximum points of the quiz. This tutorial shows how to designate a quiz question as a bonus question.

Quiz Exceptions

Click this link to view a document with instructions for making specific exceptions in the quiz feature.

Add special access to a quiz when you want to provide alternative time limits to individual users or groups of users to accommodate special needs. This tutorial shows the steps to grant a learner special access for a quiz in Brightspace Learning Environment.

 

Groups

CREATING GROUPS

This video shows how to create groups in your Brightspace course. Groups are useful for creating group assignments or breaking up a large course into smaller group discussions.

MODIFYING GROUPS WITHIN BRIGHTSPACE

This video demonstrates how to modify the enrollment of existing groups in Brightspace.