Author Archives: Wendy Lampner

Special Brightspace Merging Process for Hybrid Groups and Dual Delivery

For Fall 2020, there is a special merge process for Hybrid and Dual-Delivery courses. This special process applies to: Hybrid—groups (Class is divided into groups (i.e., MWF class is divided into ABC groups). Faculty deliver instruction in person to alternating … Continue reading

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Assignments – Create and edit experience | New

The create and edit Assignments page has an updated look and feel. The classic tabbed view has been transformed into a new, fully immersive page layout. The primary panel on the left contains frequently used fields that are always displayed. … Continue reading

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Instructional Technology FAQ for Students

Trouble with Brightspace You can find Brightspace tutorials here: Brightspace Resources for Students You can Need help in Brightspace? Call Brightspace support at 1-877-325-7778 at any hour. There is also an online chat option in Brightspace Using Panopto As a student, … Continue reading

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Brightspace Bug in Groups

There is currently a bug in the Brightspace Groups feature. If you create either of these group categories: # of Groups Groups of # If the course is not Active and started, Brightspace will not automatically enroll students into groups. … Continue reading

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Notifications Widget (NEW)

We have added a Notifications widget to the default course home page in Brightspace. This widget checks each user’s notification settings and provides a quick link to edit the settings. When you view the widget, you will see your personal … Continue reading

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Upcoming Training Sessions

Design and Development Services will host a series of training and open lab sessions this month. If you would like to learn about Brightspace or could use some assistance getting your course ready for a new semester, please register for … Continue reading

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Alert: Images May be Missing in Quizzes

There is a bug in Brightspace that may cause images not to appear for students in quizzes. You would need to preview the questions to determine if this is impacting your quiz. If you are using randomized quizzes, remember that … Continue reading

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Helpful Improvements in September Brightspace Update

Brightspace was updated to version 20.19.9 on September 26th. Here are some helpful improvements. Assignments – Grades entered in the Grade Book are synchronized When an instructor enters a grade for an assignment submission in the Grade Book, the grade … Continue reading

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New Brightspace Course Templates

Brightspace Course Templates Course templates are files made available by Design & Development Services (DDS) to help faculty develop and post course content in Brightspace. The templates are optimized for use in Brightspace. Why Would You Use Them? Speed up course … Continue reading

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Learn to develop an online course

Learn to develop an online course Designing and Developing Your Online Course: A Hands-On Workshop Fall 2019 Semester Meets: Fridays 9:30 am – 3:30 pm* Starts: Friday, September 13, 2019 Ends: Friday, November 15, 2019 Location: Bierce 274 * Note … Continue reading

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