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Brightspace Support for Students – Trending Topic (January 2020)

Jan. 26, 2020—Do your students need extra help with Brightspace? The CFT has resources available for students as well as instructors! New guides for students are released regularly and can be found here, including our brand new guide on submitting large video files in Brightspace.    Students are also welcome to contact us at 615-322-0200 or brightspace@vanderbilt.edu,...

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What’s New on Brightspace (January 2020)

Jan. 16, 2020—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! Assignments – “New” Assignment Submissions Column and Page On the Assignments page, instructors now have a “New” column to indicate newly submitted...

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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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Having Trouble Uploading Files or Accessing Content on Brightspace? – Trending Topic (November 2019)

Nov. 21, 2019—There are times when Brightspace may give you an error message when attempting to upload a file or accessing content. Here are some general troubleshooting steps that have proven to correct most of these issues: 1) Use Google Chrome as your browser – it has proven to be most compatible with Brightspace. >> Download Here...

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What’s New on Brightspace (November 2019)

Nov. 21, 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! Assignments – Letter grading available Grade Schemes can now be used by instructors to evaluate assignments by associating Selectbox Grade Items to...

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How can I make my Brightspace course more accessible?

Oct. 28, 2019—by Stacey M. Johnson, Assistant Director If you are interested in making your Brightspace course more accessible to your students with disabilities, we have a few resources that you might find useful.  First, read through the CFT Teaching Guide on Creating Accessible Learning Environments.  This will provide great background to the issue of accessibility and...

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What’s New on Brightspace? (October 2019)

Oct. 1, 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! Assignments – Grades entered in Assignments and Grade Book are synchronized When an instructor enters a grade for an assignment submission in...

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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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