Student Resources

Overview

This video gives you a brief overview of your online classroom in the Brightspace LMS. Learn how to log in to your course, check announcements, submit assignments, and post to the discussion board.

Getting Started with Brightspace

Accessing Your Course

Get an overview on how to log in to Brightspace to locate your course.

Getting Started with Brightspace

Setting Up Your User Profile

Add a profile picture and personal attributes to your account profile.

Getting Started with Brightspace

Navigating Brightspace

Quick overview of the main navigation features.

Getting Started with Brightspace

Creating Your Profile

Add a profile picture, preferred name, contact information, and more to your personal profile.

Getting Started with Brightspace

Managing Notification Settings

Control how you receive information about course activity by customizing your notifications. Note: Some features shown may not yet be available.

Getting Started with Brightspace

Updating Account Settings

Adjust your account preferences. Note: Some features shown may not yet be available.

Getting Started with Brightspace

Accessing Course Content

View and navigate course materials and activities.

Getting Started with Brightspace

Managing Your Calendar

Personalize your calendar view, add tasks, notes, and reminders.

Getting Started with Brightspace

 

Assignments and Quizzes

Participating in a Discussion Forum

Learn how to start a new thread in a discussion forum

Participating in Discussions

Interact with your colleagues in class discussion forums.

Submitting an Assignment

Submit course assignments and view feedback.

Resubmitting an Assignment

Overwrite a submitted assignment with a new file. Note: Feature may not be available in all courses.

Quizzes and Exams

Access an exam in your course from the quiz list.

Enrolling in a Group

Self-enroll in a group to collaborate on an assignment. Note: Feature may not be available in all courses.

Troubleshoot - Problems Accessing a Quiz

Common issues that may occur when you attempt to access a quiz.

 

Your Data and Analytics

Viewing Your Progress

Access an overview of your course progress, grades, and feedback.

Viewing Your Grades

Review your grades and feedback using the Grades tool.

Viewing Quiz Results

Review quiz questions, answers, and feedback from your instructor. Note: Feature may not be available in all courses.

Viewing the Class List

Connect via email with your colleagues. Note: Some features may not be available in all courses.

 
 

Virtual Classroom

Virtual Classroom Handout

Download this handout for links to different Virtual Classroom Resources

System Requirements

Resources and tips to ensure a quality experience in Virtual Classroom

Joining a Meeting

Where to find the call-in number and access code for your meeting.

Audio/Video Set-Up

Audio and video basic in virtual classroom session

Joining by Phone

Call in to an instructor-led virtual classroom session

Sharing Your Webcam

Steps to easily share your webcam on desktop or mobile. 

Share Your Screen

Share your desktop with other participants during a Virtual Classroom session. 

Accessing Recordings

Locate and download available recordings of Virtual Classroom meetings.

Troubleshooting

Solutions to common issues you may experience within Virtual Classroom.

 

Brightspace Student FAQ

Quick answers to the most frequently asked student questions about Brightspace.