Brightspace

Here’s the ultimate list of all our Brightspace posts.  You can browse through or click a link below to filter for specific topics in Brightspace.

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Head over to the Brightspace Tutorials YouTube channel.  They have a video on just about anything in Brightspace.

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Effective Use of Color – Creating Accessible Content

Do you ever have trouble reading text in a document or on a website because there’s not enough contrast between the background and the color of the text? Do you find that the font style or the size is difficult to read?  Does colored text or bolding help you to discern what is important in …

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Using Anonymous Grading (& Why You Should)

Anonymous grading can help provide better outcomes for learners, instructors, and the organization because: Test-takers can receive results faster so they know the areas in which they’re excelling and areas where they can improve. A lot of logistical needs can be automatically taken care of for instructors and markers, enabling them to spend more time working with learners. The process …

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Organize Assignments in Brightspace

Organize your assignments into categories to make it easier for users to navigate to the appropriate assignment. For example, you can create separate categories for course units, summative projects, bonus assignments, and individual submissions. Your new category will appear on the Assignments page only if there are assignments associated with it. Watch the video below to learn …

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Using Brightspace for Foreign Language Courses – Débora Maldonado-DeOliveira on Best Practices for the New Normal

The pandemic brought with it major shifts in education and an abundance of opportunities to try new strategies and practices. During Planning Week 2021 several faculty members presented some of their pandemic success and how these best practices can continue to be utilized as we adjust to a new normal. Associate Professor of Spanish Débora …

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Collecting Student Kaltura Video Assignments

Kaltura Video Hosting is a campus wide application which means students have the same access to desktop recording, editing, and hosting as faculty and staff. This software makes it even easier to assign video projects to students. But how can students easily share a Kaltura video with you? We’ll give you 3 options for collecting …

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Brightspace Overview

Brightspace is a big topic but let’s get started with this general overview about using in at Meredith College. This overview is meant to give you a taste of the possibilities when using the Brightspace software. If you have more specific questions or topics you would like to explore, jump over to the Brightspace section …

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