General

Creating and Responding to a Discussion Thread
The Discussions tool is a collaboration area to post, read and reply to threads on different topics, share thoughts about course materials, ask questions, s...
Wed, 19 Aug, 2020 at 12:06 PM
Error Message Trying to View Stream
Some videos for courses may be hosted on Microsoft Stream.  It's an excellent video hosting platform that allows for accurate closed captioning.  Ho...
Mon, 31 Aug, 2020 at 1:46 PM
How to Instant Message
In Brightspace, you can instant message users to communicate.  These are the instructions on how to do this. At the top of the page, select the ...
Thu, 3 Sep, 2020 at 9:11 AM
Introduction to Discussions in Brightspace
The Discussions feature on Brightspace can be a little bit confusing with the different names for each element.  Here is an introduction to Discussions a...
Mon, 21 Sep, 2020 at 1:38 PM
Setting Up Phone/Text Notifications for Brightspace
1. Log into Brightspace. Click your Name on the top right-hand corner, and select Notifications. 2. Click Register your mobile and fill in the request...
Mon, 21 Sep, 2020 at 1:59 PM
Setting Up Brightspace Notifications
1. Login to Brightspace, then click your Name. 2. Click Notifications. 3. Brightspace provides 2 contact methods: email and phone. By default, your Va...
Mon, 21 Sep, 2020 at 1:59 PM
Marking Your Discussions as Read
Sometimes, you don't need to read all of the Discussion threads and replies, but they are still listed as unread on your Brightspace page.  Just like m...
Mon, 28 Sep, 2020 at 3:36 PM
File Not Uploading in Brightspace
If you are having trouble uploading a file into Brightspace, it may be because the name is too long or has illegal characters. Your file does not upload...
Tue, 9 Feb, 2021 at 4:09 PM
How to Self-Enroll in Groups
This article will walk you through how to self-enroll in a group in Brightspace.   1. While in the course homepage, select Course Tools from the menu bar...
Wed, 24 Feb, 2021 at 4:00 PM