Instructor Support

Copying Course Content to a New Course
In Brightspace, it's incredibly easy to transfer some or all of your course material from an old version of a course into a new course. Follow the s...
Tue, 4 May, 2021 at 2:55 PM
Selecting A Course Homepage Layout
If the default homepage for your course doesn't quite meet your needs, there are a few other options that you can choose from. Follow the steps below t...
Mon, 14 Jun, 2021 at 3:40 PM
Enrolling Learners into Groups
Brightspace makes it easy to enroll students into groups in your course. Follow the step-by-step instructions below to get started! 1. Log into brightsp...
Mon, 17 Aug, 2020 at 5:02 PM
Adding Webex Links to Your Course
In order to make your course as maneuverable as possible for students, we strongly recommend that you put the links to your Webex meetings into each week...
Wed, 19 Aug, 2020 at 1:07 PM
Setting Discussions for Groups or Sections
If your class has precept groups (made in class) or sections (made via the registrar), you may want to create Brightspace discussion topics for each grou...
Tue, 1 Sep, 2020 at 1:49 PM
Emailing the Class or Group within the Class in Brightspace
You can email your class or even a group within your class (like a precept group) directly in Brightspace.  Here's how you can do this. Emailing th...
Wed, 19 Aug, 2020 at 4:55 PM
How to set up the Welcome Widget
The Welcome Widget is great if you want students to see something the first time they enter your course. Follow the instructions below in order to set it up...
Wed, 19 Aug, 2020 at 5:28 PM
My Video File is Too Big to Upload
Brightspace will allow you to upload videos directly into a module as content. However, they limit the size of the video to 1 gigabyte. This is the size o...
Fri, 21 Aug, 2020 at 12:31 PM
Adding a Link to Your Course
In Brightspace, you can create content that is a link to an outside resource.  This can be an excellent way to share online articles, link students to the n...
Thu, 24 Sep, 2020 at 10:14 AM
Setting a Start Date/Time for Content
When you set a start or end time for your content in Brightspace, it will only appear to Learners within that window. Setting only a start date/time means t...
Tue, 25 Aug, 2020 at 4:52 PM