Brightspace

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VoiceThread Website vs Brightspace Integration – What to Use When

Our Brightspace platform has been integrated with VoiceThread but now we have a new quick link to login to the VoiceThread website that works for faculty, staff, and students. So what’s the difference and when should you use the Brightspace integration vs the website? What can I do with VoiceThread? VoiceThread integration Create a new …

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Add Extended Time and Accommodations to Brightspace Quizzes and Assignments

Life happens and a student suddenly needs more time on a quiz or paper. No problem! With Brightspace you can add Special Access to any Quiz or Assignment. Special Access allows you to add exceptions for specified students for Assignments and Quizzes. You can change State Date, Due Date, and End Date allow more time …

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Introduction to ReadSpeaker Text-to-Speech Tool

ReadSpeaker is a text-to-speech tool to help facilitate reading and comprehension. For student use, it is integrated directly into Brightspace with a tool for use outside Brightspace. Faculty and staff will all have access for use outside of Brightspace as well. Why get excited about ReadSpeaker? ReadSpeaker is a user-side tool which puts accessibility right …

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Brightspace Gradebook Setup Training

Brightspace gradebook is the big trouble spot for most instructors. In this video Charlie will take you through the Setup Wizard and some of the ins and outs of what to consider when setting up your gradebook. This video is viewable only for Meredith faculty, staff, and students.

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What Tool do I Use? – Match a Tech Tool with Your Teaching Goal

You might have a goal of what you want to do for students but how do you choose which tool to use? We’ve broken our supported tools up into groups by usage goal.  In the chart below, you can see which tools will help in each of these areas. Scroll through the chart for each …

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