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Is Your Gradebook Ready for the End of the Semester? – Trending Topic (December 2019)

Dec. 1, 2019—The end of the semester is coming up quickly! Is your Brightspace gradebook set up correctly? While you are certainly not required to use the Brightspace Grades tool to track your students’ grades, it can be a big help. Especially if you are using Brightspace to collect assignments or giving quizzes and exams. Tips for...

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June 11-14 Brightspace Support

Jun. 10, 2019—From June 11th through 14th, Brightspace Support will only be offered at the following times: 6/11 – 7 am to 3 pm 6/12 – 7 am to 3 pm 6/13 – 7 am to 4 pm 6/14 – 7 am to 2 pm If you have any questions, please contact Brightspace Support at

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Memorial Day: No Brightspace Support

May. 24, 2019—Brightspace Support will not be offered on Monday, May 27th, due to the Memorial Day holiday.  Any received messages will be returned on Tuesday, May 28th.  Thank you!

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May 9th and 10th Support

May. 8, 2019—On May 9th and 10th, Brightspace Support will begin at 9 am instead of 7 am.  Regular support hours will resume on May 13th.  If you have any questions, please contact Brightspace Support at

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Talking to your students about Brightspace – Spring 2019

Jan. 7, 2019—Getting to know a course management system can be confusing for students, as well as instructors. We’ve assembled a list of “Four Things Every Student Should Know about Brightspace at Vanderbilt.” This list will help your students as they navigate Brightspace. Instructors can feel free to share this post with students, link to it within...

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New Resources for Using Turnitin

Jan. 15, 2018—Brightspace is nicely integrated with Turnitin. Turnitin provides a collection of tools that help instructors streamline their grading and feedback, and ensure that student work is original. If you used SafeAssign in the past, it has some similar features. Once Turnitin has been enabled for one of your Brightspace assignments, you’ll view your student submissions...

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