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 Get to Know Brightspace

As the administrative home for Brightspace, the Institute for the Advancement of Higher Education (AdvancED) is excited to provide both technical and pedagogical support for instructors using Brightspace across campus.  Whether you’re interested in learning how Brightspace tools can support your teaching goals or you have a technical question – AdvancED can help.

This page serves as a jumping off point, whether you are getting started with your Brightspace course or you’re in seek of help. Explore the top menu bar to learn more about what the EdTech team can offer!

Online Course Development Resources

These Course Development Resouces (CDR) will walk you through the online course development process drawing on research, best practices, and existing resources from around the web and from the Vanderbilt University Office of Education Design and Development and Brightspace Support. Engage with this site as a Self-Paced Course or an On-Demand Resource.


Visit the CDR page!



Highlighted cft resources – fall 2023