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Top 3 Brightspace Improvements of the 2018-2019 School Year

Jun. 3, 2019—Every month, Brightspace will release new features and updates. You can get a comprehensive view of the updates here, but this blog post will give you a quick overview of what’s new on Brightspace! Brightspace Support is dedicated to educating the campus on new updates that can improve the learning experience. Over the 2018-2019 school year,...

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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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What’s New on Brightspace? (May 2019)

May. 15, 2019—Every month, Brightspace will release new features and updates. You can get a comprehensive view of the updates here, but this blog post will give you a quick overview of what’s new on Brightspace! Discussions – Save feedback in draft state This feature provides instructors the option to save feedback on assessments in draft state prior...

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March 1st Support Hours

Feb. 28, 2019—On March 1, 2019, Brightspace e-mail support will begin at 9:00 am (instead of 7:00 am).  If you have any questions, please contact us at brightspace@vanderbilt.edu.

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February Adjusted Support Hours

Feb. 11, 2019—On February 15th, 18th, 19th, and 20th, Brightspace Support will begin at 9 am instead of 7 am.  Regular support hours will resume on February 21st.  If you have any questions, please contact Brightspace Support at brightspace@vanderbilt.edu.

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What’s New on Brightspace? (January 2019)

Jan. 17, 2019—Every month, Brightspace will release new features and updates. You can get a comprehensive view of the updates here, but this blog post will give you a quick overview of what’s new on Brightspace! Groups – Create new submission types The new On paper and Observed in person submission types available in Assignments can now be...

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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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Holiday Break Support Schedule

Dec. 17, 2018—Brightspace support will be closed for the Holiday break from December 22nd, 2018 through January 1st, 2019. There will be no phone support (e-mail only) on December 21st, 2018. Regular support will resume on January 2nd, 2019. If you have any questions, please contact brightspace@vanderbilt.edu.

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Thanksgiving Break Support Hours

Nov. 20, 2018—Brightspace support hours for the Thanksgiving break are as follows: 11/21 – E-mail support only from 11 am to 7 pm. 11/22 – No support 11/23 – No support E-mail support will pick back up on 11/25 at 6 pm. Additionally, there will be no drop-in support hours on 11/21 or 11/22. If you have...

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11/22/18: Brightspace down for maintenance

Nov. 19, 2018—Please note that Brightspace will be down for maintenance on Thursday, November 22nd from 8 am to 4 pm (at the latest) Central time.  If you have any questions, please contact Brightspace Support.

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