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Author: Josh Dean

Creating an Assignment in BrightSpace with LTI Turnitin

Enabling Turnitin for an Assignment Select the course you would like to add a Turnitin enabled assignment to Select Assignments Select New Folder  In the new folder properties form, enter the name of the folder…

April 2017 Release

Coming April 27, 2017! Changes: Quizzes tool, HTML Editor Quizzes (look and feel, global change) Long answer questions are now called “written response (WR)” questions.  Functionality remains the same. HTML Editor (tool change, look and feel, global…

HTML Templates in Course Content

The default look and feel of a Brightspace D2L HTML document isn’t very pretty. Let’s use the HTML templates that ETS has created. They are mobile friendly and accessible. Overview steps Go to ‘content’ Go…

Groups and Discussions Tool – Private Discussions for Journaling

You can use the groups tool to automatically put students in their own group. This allows them to have a private discussion board that you can grade throughout a semester.  You can grade entries overall…

Respondus Software for Assessment Creation and Editing

Respondus is a third party solution for creating quizzes and tests. It will interface with BrightSpace and can be a great time saver. You can also use it to print tests and quizzes for classroom use.…

Gradebook Wizard and Initial Settings – (video 2:28)

Before we can add grade categories and grade items to our gradebook we need to check our gradebook settings. We can do this by going directly to settings or by using the grades wizard. The…

Office 365 for Educators

Office 365 for Educators at Lynda.com Delve into Office 365 for education and look into flipped classrooms. Empower your students to create Powerpoint presentations online and together in real-time. Discover the power of OneNote for…

Camtasia Studio 8 (Windows) or Camtasia Studio 3 (Mac)

Camtasia Studio – Essential Training on Lynda.com If you haven’t created your free profile to access all of Lynda.com’s videos and tutorials then here is how Course includes: Screen capture Markers, Timeline editing Audio editing…