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Oklahoma State University

Brightspace for Instructors

A brief description of what Brightespace is, what it can do, and how you can get help with it.

Logging in to Brightspace, accessing your courses, viewing your classlist, uploading a syllabus, and posting a news item.


Tutorial Videos

  • Course Cover Photos
    Changing the Cover Photo for Brightspace courses, searching for a photo that reflects the contents of a course, and uploading a custom image for use as a cover photo.
  • Pin Frequently-Used Courses
    Using the Pin function to keep frequently-accessed courses at the top of the My Courses widget or the 9-Square "Select a Course" icon.
  • Searching for Courses
    Using the Search function in the My Courses widget to locate courses, and sorting courses according to specific criteria.
  • Options on the My Home Screen
    Using the options on the My Home screen such as Help, Self-Registration, Alerts, and Profile settings.
  • Understanding the Navigation Bar   -   PDF
    An explanation of all the default links in the Navigation Bar
  • Importing course content   -   PDF
    How to copy all course materials from one class to another, how to select specific items to copy, and information about editing various parameters of the import process
  • Exporting course content   -   PDF
    How to export all course content, select individual items for export, and save a ZIP archive of all course content to your computer as a backup
  • Groups   -   PDF
    How to create class groups and have students automatically enrolled in them
  • Enrolling students in groups manually   -   PDF
    How to re-name student groups, how to enroll students in a single group, and how to manage multiple group enrollments at once
  • Homepages   -   PDF
    How to create and edit a landing page for your course in D2L, and how to add and organize various widgets on your homepage
  • Customizing the Navigation Bar
    How to edit the Navigation Bar to contain a specific set of links that are suited to an individual course, and how to rename a Navigation Bar to more accurately reflect its contents.
  • Using Intelligent Agents Part 1   -   PDF
    An explanation of what Intelligent Agents are and how to use them to automate communications with your students, as well as basic instructions on creating your own Intelligent Agent
  • Using Intelligent Agents Part 2   -   PDF
    How to specify a schedule for your Intelligent Agents, how to construct an email template, and how to use special strings to customize the email
  • Using Student View   -   PDF
    How to view your class from the perspective of a student, in order to double check that everything is set up properly and release conditions are working
  • Subscribing to Course Updates   -   PDF
    How to have your students get automatically notified when various activities take place (post news items, update content, etc.) within your course
  • Posting News Updates   -   PDF
    How to use the News widget to post news updates for your class, how to enrich your news updates with images, and how to specify start and end dates for a given news item
  • Creating a Chat Session   -   PDF
    How to create a Chat session, and an explanation of some of the benefits of using this type of interaction with your students
  • Chat Settings   -   PDF
    How to specify various personal settings for a Chat such as your Alias, font style and color, and sounds
  • Hosting a Chat Session   -   PDF
    A realtime demonstration of what it looks like to host a Chat session for your students
  • Viewing Chat Transcripts   -   PDF
    How to view the transcript from a given chat session, and how to print it or save as a PDF
  • Using the Classlist option
    How to view a list of all your students, how to break the list down by Group or Section, and how to see progress reports for every student in class
  • Emailing your Classlist with the BCC Option
    How to send an email to all your students using the Blind Carbon Copy option so students cannot see each other's email addresses, and ensure against students hitting "Reply All" and spamming the entire class with unnecessary email
  • Adding a TA to Your Class
    How to add a TA to help administer your class, upload and manage course files, and enter grades. Also, an explanation of the differences between Course Builder, TA Level 1, and TA Level 2.
  • Enrolling a TA in Multiple Sections of a Combined Course   -   PDF
    How to give your TAs access to all sections of a course that was combined either in SIS by the instructor, or by ITLE.
  • Using the Links Tool (Part 1)   -   PDF
    An overview of the Links tool and how it can benefit you and your students, how to create Categories, and how to put links into various Categories
  • Using the Links Tool (Part 2)   -   PDF
    How to give your students access to your Links library using the Navigation Bar, and how to add a widget to display your Links on your Course Homepage
  • Embedding Twitter Widgets in Your Homepage (Part 1)   -   PDF
    How to use Twitter to create a widget showing a particular stream of data (tweets from a person or people, tweets with specific hashtags, etc.), how to customize the widget, and how to generate the code that must be embedded into Desire2Learn
  • Embedding Twitter Widgets in Your Homepage (Part 2)   -   PDF
    How to create a Custom Widget within Desire2Learn, how to paste the Twitter Widget code, and how to prep your course for using the actual widget in your Homepage
  • Embedding Twitter Widgets in Your Homepage (Part 3)   -   PDF
    How to edit your Course Homepage to add the Twitter Widget, how to move the Widget to a different location within your Homepage, and an explanation of the types of widgets you might consider creating and why they could be beneficial to your class
  • Using Rubrics (Part 1)   -   PDF
    An overview of the Rubric tool within Desire2Learn, and an explanation of various options and parameters such as rubric type, criteria and levels, and scoring method.
  • Using Rubrics (Part 2)   -   PDF
    How to put together a complete rubric using grading criteria and levels of competency for each criterion
  • Using Rubrics (Part 3)   -   PDF
    An explanation of how the Overall Score is calculated and how to change its calculation parameters, and instructions on how to link a rubric to a given assignment via the Desire2Learn Dropbox parameters
  • Using Rubrics (Part 4)   -   PDF
    A walkthrough of how to actually grade an assignment using a Rubric, how to leave feedback on various competency levels as well as the overall assignment, a demonstration of how to manually edit point values, and an illustration of how rubric points are applied to total assignment points.
  • Understanding Checklists (Part 1)
    Understanding what Checklists are and how they can help your students stay on track in your class
  • Understanding Checklists (Part 2)
    How to create a Checklist, how to add items and categories, and how to edit items if they need to be changed or re-categorized
  • Using the Event Log
    How to use the Event Log to restore a deleted Dropbox, Grade Item, or Discussion
  • Using the Attendance Tool (Part 1)
    Understanding what the Attendance tool is, how to use it to take attendance, how to sort the attendance data, and how to email students who are not coming to class often enough
  • Using the Attendance Tool (Part 2)
    Creating an Attendance Register, specifying attendance preferences, entering attendance, viewing data, and exporting data to .csv format
  • Using Surveys (Part 1)
    Understanding what surveys are and how they can be useful for you as an instructor
  • Using Surveys (Part 2)
    How to build a Question Library and populate it with survey questions, how to create different types of questions, and why to use this particular workflow when dealing with surveys
  • Using Surveys (Part 3)
    How to use the questions from your Question Library to create a survey, how to edit various preferences in a survey, and how to make a survey active so it can be used by students.
  • Using Surveys (Part 4)
    How to insert a survey into the Content.
  • Using the Blog Tool (Part 1)
    Understanding the Blog tool in Brightspace, creating a blog post, uploading images to a blog post, and changing various settings on your blog.
  • Using the Blog Tool (Part 2)
    Understanding public and private blog entries, subscribing to blogs, and sharing blog posts with others.
  • Transferring course content from Desire2Learn to Brightspace
    How to login to Desire2Learn and access your old course from prior to Fall 2016, exporting content to your computer, and uploading that content to the current Brightspace system.
  • Managing Dates (Part 1)   -   PDF
    How to use the Manage Dates tool to update start/end dates for various items in your D2L course, how to use filters to select specific items to update or simply do a bulk edit
  • Managing Dates (Part 2)   -   PDF
    How to specify revised start/end dates, how to calculate new dates based on specific days (i.e. the start of the semester), how to do a bulk edit of all start/end dates so all dates are the same
  • Understanding the New Navigation Bar
    An explanation of how the Navigation Bar functions in the new interface, and an explanation of the logic behind the changes. Also, a demonstration of how the navigation bar grows and shrinks to fit the size of the screen (desktop, laptop, mobile) being used to access Brightspace.
  • Customizing the Navigation Bar
    How to edit the Navigation Bar to contain a specific set of links that are suited to an individual course, and how to rename a Navigation Bar to more accurately reflect its contents.
  • Creating Custom Link Groups in the Navigation Bar
    Creating groups of links to make a Navigation Bar cleaner and more streamlined, and reordering a list of custom links so the links appear in the proper place.
  • Understanding and Locating CRN Number
    Banner uses a unique 5-digit CRN number to distinguish each section of a course. The video above demonstrates where to find them.
  • Transferring course materials from the old Desire2Learn system (pre-Summer 2016) to Brightspace
    First export everything from the original course. Second, save the resulting zip file to your computer. Finally import that same file into the corresponding course in Brightspace. The video above demonstrates the process step-by-step.
  • Adding a TA or Faculty Member to a Course
    Faculty can add students or fellow faculty members as TA's or Course Builders in their class by using the Add Participants button on the Classlist.
  • Videoconferencing Within Brightspace Part 1
    An overview of the YouSeeU videoconferencing tool built in to Brightspace and how to add the Virtual Classroom conferencing link to your Navigation Bar in order to set up a videoconference session.
  • Videoconferencing Within Brightspace Part 2
    Using the Virtual Classroom tool to schedule a videoconferencing session, an explanation of the different options available for sessions such as setting a time limit and deciding whether to allow the session to be recorded.
  • Videoconferencing Within Brightspace Part 3
    A walkthrough of what a videoconference session looks like from the instructor's perspective, and an explanation of the individual components of the meeting room such as webcam video feeds, screen sharing, and chat.
  • Creating Modules in the Content Section
    How to create modules for course files within your Content section, and how to move them and re-order the modules after they are created.
  • Setting Content Start, Due, and End Dates
    How to specify availability dates for Content Items, and how to set Start Dates, Due Dates, and End Dates.
  • Uploading Documents to Content Modules
    How to upload single files and multiple files to Brightspace and reorder files once they are loaded. Also, how to change the name of Content Items and move them to different Modules within your Content section.
  • Deleting Files and Modules in the Content Section
    How to delete individual items from your Content section, and how to delete entire Modules from your Content section.
  • Adding Descriptions to Content Items
    Adding short informative descriptions to Content items so students are aware of what each item entails
  • Updating Documents in the Content Section
    How to change a file on your computer and re-upload it without creating many duplicate files on Brightspace.
  • Linking to Internal Course Items in Content
    How to link to existing Brightspace activities such as quizzes, discussions, and dropboxes from within your Content section.
  • Setting Content Items to Draft or Published
    How to set the status of any Content Item or Module to Draft or Published in order to control visibility to students.
  • Content Release Conditions
    How to specify release conditions for a given Content Item (i.e. students must view one document, video, etc. before gaining access to another document or Module).
  • Content Module Completion Numbers
    Understanding the numbers that show up on the left-hand side of the Content section when materials are uploaded or imported to various Modules, and how these numbers can help your students keep track of what they have done and what they have left to do.
  • Content Completion Status (Part 1)
    An explanation of the three Completion Status types (Automatic, Manual, and Not Required) and a demonstration of how each one functions from the perspective of a student.
  • Content Completion Status (Part 2)
    How to set Completion Status tracking for individual Content items, and how to set default Completion Status types for all the items in the Content section.
  • Changing Module Names
    How to change the name of a Module, how to move it to another location in the Content section, how to set all completion tracking methods, how to download all contents of a Module, and how to remove a Module from the Content section
  • Content Statistics   -   PDF
    How to track individual and aggregate student progress, how to see which students are downloading course files, watching videos, or clicking links. Also, how to view the total amount of time your students spend in various course activities within D2L.
  • Backing Up Content From Desire2Learn
    Soon the old Desire2Learn system will be taken offline. These instructions will help you back up any old course content so you can import it into future Brightspace courses.
  • Backing Up Grades From Desire2Learn   -   PDF
    Soon the old Desire2Learn system will be taken offline. These instructions will help you back up any grades in previous courses so you can save them as Microsoft Excel files on your computer.
  • Gradebook Setup Wizard (Part 1)
    Walkthrough of the Setup Wizard including display options, grade calculations, and calculated vs. adjusted grade release.
  • Gradebook Setup Wizard (Part 2)
    An overview of what the Setup Wizard does, and a brief introduction to the very first Wizard screen.
  • Gradebook Categories
    Using Categories to organize the Brightspace gradebook, and instructions for creating individual Categories and setting Category parameters.
  • Gradebook Items
    Setting up an Item in the Gradebook and setting parameters such as Name, Points Allowed, Bonus, and Category.
  • Enter Grades Screen
    A tour of the Enter Grades screen, and an explanation of the various items, icons, and options available.
  • Entering Grades for a Single Item
    How to use the Gradebook to enter grades for a single item (i.e. a quiz, a paper, etc.).
  • Speeding Up Your Grading
    Using two little-known features of Brightspace to enter a single grade for many students at once (i.e. when taking attendance) and also using Brightspace to enter grades for all items in a single Category.
  • Re-Ordering the Gradebook
    Using the More Actions button to re-order the Categories and Items in your gradebook.
  • Gradebook Settings
    An explanation of the various display options available for the instructor as well as for the student view. Many of these options are also editable during the Setup Wizard process, but can be accessed using the Settings menu also.
  • Gradebook Calculation Options
    An explanation of the various options for calculating final grades, using weighted vs. standard grading systems, and automatically keeping final grades updated.
  • Gradebook Schemes   -   PDF
    An overview of what Gradebook Schemes are, and how to create custom Schemes for your courses
  • Using A-F Grades in your Gradebook   -   PDF
    How to create a new Grade Item, how to assign a custom A-F Grade Scheme to a grade item, and how enter A-F grades via a drop-down Selectbox
  • Creating Bonus Items
    Creating Bonus items in a Gradebook that can increase a student's overall score but do not incur a grade penalty if no score is entered.
  • Creating Pass/Fail Items
    An explanation of the various types of Grade Items available (Numeric, Selectbox, Pass/Fail, Formula, Calculated, Text) and a walkthrough of how to create and then grade a Pass/Fail item.
  • Grade Category Advanced Options   -   PDF
    How to drop the lowest score on an assignment within a given Grade Category, how to distribute points across multiple items in a Grade Category
  • Working with Calculated Grades   -   PDF
    How to set up the Calculated Final Grades option, how to auto-update calculated grades, and how to manually re-calculate student grades
  • Working with Adjusted Grades   -   PDF
    How to set up the Adjusted Final Grades option, how to use calculated grades to generate adjusted grades, and how to manually edit the adjusted grade for students
  • Show Points in your Gradebook   -   PDF
    How to enable the total points scored on assignments to be visible when you view your Desire2Learn Gradebook, and how to enable Points visibility for your students as well.
  • Releasing Final Grades   -   PDF
    How to release final grades, and how to release grades automatically throughout the semester
  • Using Weighted Grades (Part 1)
    The basic differences between a Points and Weighted grading system, and how to change the Brightspace Gradebook from one type to another.
  • Using Weighted Grades (Part 2)
    Creating a new Category in a Weighted Gradebook, and choosing how to distribute points across its items (i.e. manually or automatically). Also, how to drop the lowest score from a Category (i.e. drop the lowest quiz grade)
  • Using Weighted Grades (Part 3)
    Creating a new Grade Item in a Weighted gradebook, and understanding how weights are assigned to multiple Items in a Category with weights automatically distributed. Also, an example of what it looks like to have weights manually distributed.
  • Using Weighted Grades (Part 4)
    Creating Items in a Weighted gradebook that are not assigned to a particular Category, and making sure a Weighted gradebook sums to 100% total weight.
  • Computing Your Six-Week Grades   -   PDF
    How to use D2L to calculate grades for your students at the six-week semester milestone, how to enable new views in your Gradebook to see total points in addition to percentages, and how to sort by total points to see who is not performing well in your class.
  • Discussion Board Forums, Topics, and Threads
    An overview of the Discussion Board structure involving Forums, Topics, and Threads and a comparison between these concepts and a gathering of people at a house party.
  • Create a Forum, Topic, and Thread
    How to create a Forum, a Topic, and a Thread in the Discussion Board
  • Creating a Forum
    Creating a Forum in the Discussion Board and using options such as Description, Anonymous Posts, Visibility, and Locking
  • Creating a Topic
    Creating a Topic in the Discussion Board and using options such as Description, Anonymous Posts, Visibility, and Locking
  • Creating a Thread
    Accessing a Discussion Board Topic and creating an initial thread, as well as using options such as setting notifications for future replies and subscribing to the thread.
  • Replying to a Thread
    How to read a given thread on the Discussion Board, post a reply, and use options such as subscribing to further replies to the same thread.
  • Enabling Group Restrictions
    Using Restrictions to give student groups access to specific private discussion boards in order to enable discussions and file sharing without the rest of the class being able to see it.
  • Using Release Conditions
    Using Release Conditions to set specific parameters and criteria that must be met by students before they can have access to a given Forum or Topic in the Discussion Board.
  • Discussion Board Statistics Overview
    A bird's-eye view of the Statistics tools available in Brightspace to evaluate student discussion board participation.
  • Discussion Board Statistics Details
    A detailed look at the Statistics tools available in Brightspace and the various data and sorting options available to instructors in order to look at which students are posting, replying, and reading discussion board posts.
  • Assessing Discussion Board Posts (Part 1)
    Linking a Discussion Board topic to a Grade Item in order to enable easy assessment of the Topic, as well as a look at various score calculation options.
  • Assessing Discussion Board Posts (Part 2)
    A walkthrough of what it looks like to actually go through student discussion board posts and score them, using the Assess Topic option in Discussion Board
  • Discussion Board Settings
    An examination of the various Settings available within the Discussion Board such as showing the Discussions List pane, including original posts when replying, and subscribing to new threads by default. Also, choosing a default rating scheme for new threads.
  • Discussion Board Numbers
    An explanation of the various numbers that are visible when navigating the Discussion Board and what they mean, such as unread posts, topics, and forums.
  • Creating a Dropbox Folder
    How to create a Dropbox Folder in Brightspace for students to submit papers and other assignments. Also, instructions on linking a Dropbox Folder to a Grade Item, categorizing various Folders, adding special instructions for students, setting submission options, and specifying a notification email address.
  • Dropbox Due Dates
    Setting Start, Due, and End Dates for a Dropbox Folder and an explanation of the difference between Due and End Dates.
  • Dropbox Release Conditions
    Specifying conditions that must be met in order for students to have access to a Dropbox, and also how to give students special access to a Dropbox Folder outside of the specified date range for the rest of the class.
  • Group Dropbox Folders
    Using Group Dropbox Folders to allow a group of students to submit one assignment and have a grade score and feedback be applied to every student in the group
  • Managing Dropbox Submissions
    Managing student submissions to a Dropbox Folder and using the filtering tools to sort submissions by various criteria including student name, date submitted, feedback status, file name, and more.
  • Grading Dropbox Submissions
    Using the tools in Brightspace to view and grade student Dropbox submissions, as well as using Draft status on grades and feedback so students only see their grade when the instructor releases all grades and feedback for the entire class. Very useful for instructors with large classes where it might take several days to grade a single Dropbox assignment.
  • Enabling Turnitin for Dropbox Folders
    Enabling the Turnitin Plagiarism Detection software for use in a Dropbox Folder, and setting options such as student access to originality reports and making Grademark feedback available to students.
  • Using TurnItIn Plagiarism Detection (Part 1)
    An in-depth explanation of various advanced options available in the Turnitin software such as student paper repositories, exclusions, and report generation
  • Using TurnItIn (Part 2)
    A demonstration of how to use the Similarity checker within Turnitin to detect plagiarism, how to analyze and sort various sources, and customizing the Similarity report.
  • Using Grademark to Assess Student Papers
    Utilizing the Grademark tool to leave text-based comments, highlight text and leave comments, use Quickmarks for commonly-used feedback comments, and how to record audio feedback.
  • Inserting Dropbox Folders into Content Modules
    Linking to a Dropbox from within the Content section on Brightspace, and an analysis of why this method can be useful for both instructors and students.
  • A Student's Perspective on Dropbox Folders
    A walkthrough of what students see when they go through the process of actually submitting an assignment to a Dropbox folder.
  • Understanding Question Libraries
    An explanation of what Question Libraries are, and why they're important to constructing Quizzes. If you want to build a Quiz, it's a good idea to start with a Question Library first.
  • Constructing Question Library Sections
    How to access the Question Library and then create Sections. This is the first thing to do when building a Question Library, as putting your Questions into Sections helps maintain a sense or organization and clarity.
  • Constructing Question Library Questions
    Creating Questions to be placed inside Sections within the Question Library. Also, an explanation of various Question options (using a Multiple Choice question as an example) including Points, Difficulty, Text, Ordering, and designating a correct answer.
  • Using Question Library Section Options
    Using options within the Question Library such as moving individual Questions from one Section to another, re-ordering the questions, and bulk editing of values for questions such as points and difficulty ratings.
  • Creating a Quiz with a Multiple Choice Question
    Using the Question Library to create a Quiz. Setting Quiz options such as Title and Category, Importing Questions from the Question Library, and configuring additional settings such as Description, Hints, and sending a Notification Email when students complete an attempt.
  • Using Random Questions on a Quiz
    Creating a Random Section within a Quiz and then importing questions into that section from the Question Library. Also, setting parameters for the Random questions such as how many questions each student will receive, point values, etc.
  • Previewing a Quiz
    How to preview a quiz so an instructor can double check the questions, layout, answer choices, etc. prior to releasing the quiz for students.
  • Administering Quizzes
    Helping your students get access to a Quiz by putting it in the Content section instead of in the Quiz menu, and then changing its status to Published so students can click on it and take the Quiz.
  • Quiz Assessment Options
    An explanation of various options available on the Assessment screen when editing a quiz, such as linking the quiz to a grade item, automatically exporting grades to the gradebook, and setting limits on the number of attempts students are allowed on the quiz.
  • Using Quiz Restrictions (Part 1)
    Using Restrictions to change the status of a Quiz from Inactive/Draft to Active/Published, setting general date-based availability, and specifying Release Conditions such as requiring students to visit specific Content items prior to taking a Quiz.
  • Using Quiz Restrictions (Part 2)
    Setting additional Restrictions for a Quiz including time limits and configuring various options for after the time limit grace period expires.
  • Granting Special Access to a Quiz
    An explanation of the different types of Special Access available to instructors. Also, how to configure specific options such as custom date range, time limit, and number of attempts for specific students when granting Special Access.
  • Importing Questions from a CSV File (Part 1)
    An explanation of why it can be useful to build questions in a CSV file, and how to download a sample CSV file to use when creating questions.
  • Importing Questions from a CSV File (Part 2)
    A visual walkthrough of the sample CSV file used when creating quiz questions, and how to copy/paste sample questions which can then be customized to create individual questions. Also, an illustration of what fields are unnecessary when creating custom questions in CSV form.
  • Importing Questions from a CSV File (Part 3)
    Uploading a completed CSV file into a Question Library on Brightspace
  • Quiz Submission Views
    Understanding and editing the Default Quiz Submission View, and changing parameters such as the submission message, editing what questions students see and whether the answers are shown, and allowing students to see data and statistics on class quiz submissions.
  • Additional Quiz Submission Views
    Using an Additional Submission View to customize what students see after they take a quiz, in addition to what is already available using the Default View. Additional Views can also contain release conditions such as time, min/max score, and attempt number.
  • Quiz Question: Significant Figures
    How to construct a Significant Figures quiz question
  • Quiz Question: True False
    How to construct a True/False quiz question
  • Quiz Question - Multi Select
    How to construct a Multi Select quiz question
  • Quiz Question - Written Response
    How to construct a Written Response quiz question
  • Quiz Question - Short Answer
    How to construct a Short Answer quiz question
  • Quiz Question - Multi Short Answer
    How to construct a Multi Short Answer quiz question
  • Quiz Question - Ordering
    How to construct an Ordering quiz question
  • Quiz Question - Arithmetic
    How to construct an Arithmetic quiz question
  • Quiz Question - Fill in the Blank
    How to construct a Fill in the Blank quiz question
  • Quiz Question - Matching
    How to construct a Matching quiz question
  • Brightspace: Survey Question - Likert
    Constructing a Likert survey question
  • Respondus LockDown Browser
    Enabling the LockDown browser on specific quizzes, configuring the browser, and recommendations for how and when to use it.
  • Understanding Quiz Attempts (Part 1)   -   PDF
    How to view an individual quiz attempt for a student, how to get information on when and where the quiz was taken, and how to mark an attempt as the official graded submission for the student who took it.
  • Understanding Quiz Attempts (Part 2)   -   PDF
    How to grade subjective answers (short answer, essay, etc.) on a quiz, how to manually update a student's overall quiz grade, and why manually changing the grade can be useful
  • Understanding Quiz Attempts (Part 3)   -   PDF
    How to locate an unfinished quiz attempt, how to submit the attempt, and how to define search parameters for displaying quiz attempts for the entire class
  • Updating A Single Quiz Question for All Students   -   PDF
    How to revise a single question on a quiz, and how to give revised scores to all students based on the edited quiz question
  • Grading Quizzes Anonymously   -   PDF
    How to grade quizzes one question at a time, and how to grade anonymously to guard against any type of grading bias
  • Quiz Statistics (Part 1)
    How to view statistics for your quizzes, and how to get class averages and student performance data.
  • Quiz Statistics (Part 2)
    Viewing detailed statistics on individual quiz questions, looking for patterns among the data, and tips for interpreting and analyzing the data.
  • Quiz Reports (Part 1)
    Understanding what Quiz Reports are and how they can be useful, generating custom reports, choosing various parameters for a given report, and specifying access levels to determine who can view a given report.
  • Quiz Reports (Part 2)
    How to access Quiz Reports, how to specify date parameters for gathering report data, how to read a report and tips for interpreting the results.

Combining Course Sections

To have multiple sections combined into a single section in Brightspace, send an email to Please include your name and CWID and the CRNs of the course sections to be combined. When a combined section is created the individual sections are removed from Brightspace. Materials uploaded to these sections may be lost.

Contact ITLE

Phone: (405) 744-1000