Skip to main content

On-Demand Resources for Instructors

Will you be teaching remotely?
Click here and jump to our documentation about Zoom Meetings and other helpful tools.

Also be sure to check out the video “Tools for Remote Teaching and Learning” on the right site of this webpage!

On-demand resources are available for students and faculty in downloadable PDF quick reference sheets and in step-by-step videos. Is there a guide you’d like to see, but it isn’t here? Let us know!  We are always looking for ways to improve our documentation.

Course Management

Video Introduction to “Lessons View”


Assignments Tool

Video Introduction to the Assignment Tool

TurnitIn – Mark-up grading and Plagiarism detection

Video Introduction to TurnitIn’s Quickmarks


  Video Introduction for Quizzes

Respondus – Lockdown Browser and Webcam Monitor

The Lockdown Browser is a tool to facilitate online test-taking in a more secure environment. The company that provides the tool is doing daily webinars to train faculty in using the Lockdown Browser. You can find those trainings here.

Grades / Rubrics

  Video Introduction for Grades

Groups & Discussions

  Using Discussions for blogging and student interaction

Creating and Using Video on Brightspace

An Introduction to Media on Brightspace – the Kaltura app

Uploading video files to Kaltura

Creating a Kaltura video for your course using Kaltura Capture

Sharing Kaltura Videos

Using YouTube videos in your course

Embed videos that you have stored in Vanderbilt Box

  Upload a video to box, and embed it in Brightspace

Video Conferencing: Zoom and Virtual Classrooms

 How to create a whiteboard demo video using Zoom and a tableta tutorial video by Owen faculty member Jesse Blocher
Everything you need to know about ZoomVanderbilt Hustler article, March 2020

Creating a Zoom Meeting in your course for live remote class meetings

Creating a Virtual Classroom in your course for live remote class meetings

Mobile App
Archived Video Workshops