Category Archives: Students

5 Star Support

DDS is happy to announce 5-Star Support for Students this semester. Students can stop by Leigh Hall 506 on August 31st or September 7th for hands-on help with Brightspace, WebEx, TurningPoint Clickers, or Panopto videos. No appointment necessary, just stop … Continue reading

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LMS Vendor Demo Schedule Announced – Everyone is Invited!

The Task Force evaluating our learning management system (LMS) needs your feedback. We have created a survey to help us know what you want to see the vendors present.  The survey will be available until February 27th, 2017 at 8 am … Continue reading

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Self-Registration Available for Orientation!

Good news! Self-registration is now available for the Diving Into Online Learning – Student Orientation in Springboard. If you are thinking of taking an online course at The University of Akron, this orientation will help you gain some valuable tips … Continue reading

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Introducing the Pulse App for Springboard

Students Brightspace Pulse is the new mobile app for students that will help you find out what’s new and what’s next. Pulse will help you manage your workload and stay connected to news and grades on your mobile device. With … Continue reading

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Trouble Reading or Starting Threads in Discussions

We have seen issues where you are unable to read all of the posts in discussions or you are unable to start a new thread. This is caused when someone copies and pastes their response into a post, and without … Continue reading

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How to Favorite a Course (Springboard 10.6 FAQ)

The new Personal Dashboard in Springboard 10.6 lists your courses in 2 views. The visual course listing at the top of your screen enables you to quickly and easily open the main courses you are currently using. The rest of your courses … Continue reading

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FAQ: My professor says they sent an email, but I don’t see it

Question: My instructor says they sent me an email, but I don’t see it in my inbox. HELP! Answer: It might have gone to your Spam folder. Your Spam Folder is located on your UA Gmail account after you have logged in. … Continue reading

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Jumpstart Your Semester with Binder

Studying on the go? No WiFi where you’re going? Binder provides full access to all of your Springboard courses when and where you need them. With Binder, you are able to download all of your course materials for offline viewing. Then, view, … Continue reading

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Guide To Binder

After downloading the Binder app, this guide will show you how to start using Binder. Step-by-step directions are easy to follow, helping you locate, explain, and use the options available to you. Use the directions below to help you connect your Binder to your … Continue reading

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$500 FOR BRIGHT IDEAS

Are you innovative? Do you enjoy sharing your ideas? All you have to do to win $500 is to enter the 2015 Brightspace Excellence Student Award. To enter the competition, students are required to share innovative ideas on how to … Continue reading

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