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Table of Contents

Assignments

Video Notes & Chat

Discussions

Grades

Groups

Rubrics

Calendar

Quizzes and Tests

Class Progress

Google

Intelligent Agents

Panopto

Interactive Equipment Manual Rm. 109 & 309 

Video Tutorials Created by Brightspace & CETL

SCOHS Brightspace for Beginners Playlist

SCOHS Brightspace Quizzes Playlist for Instructors

Navigation of Brightspace-Learner

Content - Learner

Assignments- Learner

Discussions- Learner

Quizzes- Learner

Gradebook

Brightspace Youtube Channel

Brightspace Community for Instructors

Brightspace Notifications - Learner

Quick Eval  - Instructors (created 2019)

Setting Special Accommodations in a quiz (Created 2020)

 How to use the Electronic Clinical Evaluation Tool 

(Created 2020)

How to Bookmark in a Google Document

Brightspace Updates

The Brightspace Journal (Published 9/17 to 9/18)

Brightspace Updates  

Brightspace - How to Review a Google Doc

Brightspace Chat & Annotations - Instructors

Brightspace Quick Eval - Filtering & Dismiss Activities

CETL Informer Newsletters - Bits & Bytes April Edition 2021

CETL Informer Newsletters -  Bits & Bytes May Edition 2021

Interactive Equipment Manual Rm 109 & 309

Assignments

Description

Job Aid

Video Aid

How to grade an assignment w/rubric and give student feedback

Brightspace - Grading Assignments

How to grade an assignment that has an associated assignment submission folder with an attached rubric.
NOTE:  NEW options are now available for submission folder types to include:  File, Text, On Paper & Observed in person

Assignments - Grade Submission in Assignments - Instructor

Video Notes & Chat

Description

Job Aid

Video Aid

How to create a video note in Brightspace

Creating a video note attachment in Brightspace

How to Create a Chat

Brightspace - Chat Tool

Provide feedback using the audio and visual tools in Brightspace

Provide Feedback in for Submissions using Audio & Visual Tools

Discussions

Description

Job Aid

Video Aid

How to grade DB with rubric - Rev. 1.22.18

Brightspace - Grading Discussion Boards

How to set up group restriction by creating a forum with multiple topics and attaching restrictions to topics and groups.

Brightspace: Discussion Board Group Restrictions

How to set group restrictions within a Forum with a single topic.

Created Group Discussions D2L (older video, but does appear to work w/Daylight)

Journals: Use Private Discussion for Journals

How to create Private Journals for Students

How to upload Student Feedback Documents into the General Feedback Box.

Brightspace - Uploading Student Feedback Documents

How to Add Video Note Feedback

Add Individual Video Note Feedback

Grades  

Description

Job Aid

Video Aid

How to hide a grade item from a student’s view.

Hiding Grade Items in Brightspace

How to Publish Quiz Grades to the Gradebook

Publish Grades & Export to Gradebook instructions

General grading, including spreadsheet view option.

Grades Tool for Instructors

Releasing Final Grades for Student View

Grade - Release Final Grades - Instructor

Students are not seeing their quiz grade and you are not seeing the grade populated in your grade book.  This video reviews 3 possible fixes - Publishing Grades, Associating Grade Items, Exporting Grades to the grade book.

Quizzes - Transfer Quiz Grades to your Grade Book - Instructor

How to change Final Adjusted Grades

Change Final Adjusted Grades

How to release Final Calculated Grades

How to Release/Hide Final Calculated Grades

How to View the Gradebook by Groups

View the Gradebook by Groups

Associate a Grade Item with the Gradebook

Associate a Grade Item with the Gradebook

Groups

Description

Job Aid

Video Aid

List of Brightspace videos pertaining to Group settings which include: Groups and Sections, Understanding Group Enrollments, how to Create a Group, Using Groups with Discussion Boards and more!

List of Brightspace Videos on the topic of “Groups”

Rubrics

Description

Job Aid

Video Aid

Grading Clinical Evaluations using the clinical evaluation rubric and the grading scale conversion chart

How to use the Electronic Clinical Evaluation Tool

How to use the Electronic Clinical Evaluation Tool

Provide Student Feedback

Provide Student Feedback and Edit Value on a Rubric

Evaluate & Assess using a Rubric

Evaluate, assess and feedback

Calendar

Description

Job Aid

Video Aid

How to add a Google Meet Link to a Brightspace Calendar

Add a Google Meet link to a Brightspace Calendar

Add a Google Meet link to a Brightspace Calendar

Integrate a BS Calendar with your Google Calendar

Adding a Brightspace Course Calendar to your Google Calendar

Quizzes and Tests

Description

Job Aid

Video Aid

Create a quiz (one-stop-shop)

Overview of All Quizzing in BS

How to create a quiz and new questions.  Go over various quiz settings options.

Quizzes - Create a New Quiz with New Questions - Instructor

How to customize submission views for a quiz

Customize Submission Views for a Quiz

Customize Submission Views for a Quiz

How to Publish a Quiz Grade

Publish a Quiz Grade

How to reset a quiz attempt.

Reset Quiz Attempts - Instructor

Quizzes - Reset Quiz Attempts for Learners - Instructor

How to manually grade a quiz question by question. Includes blind view grading.

Quizzes - Manually Grade a Quiz - Instructor

How to add Questions from a Question Library to a Quiz

Creating Questions within the Library

Creating Quiz from Questions in the Library

Adding Questions to a Test Shell

Adding Questions from a Question Library to a Quiz

How to verify and/or attach a quiz to a grade item

Verify or attach a quiz to grade item

Verify or Attach Quiz to a Grade Item

How to change time for existing Quizzes

How to change time on existing quizzes or tests

Shuffle Quiz Questions and Answers

Shuffling Questions & Question Answers

Shuffle Quiz Questions and Answers

Grant Special Access to a User for a Quiz (ADA)

Grant Special Access to a User for a Quiz

Printing a Test in Brightspace

Printing a Quiz in Brightspace

Printing a Quiz in Brightspace

How to hide grades from a student within a grade column as well as how to hide the final grade. This video also shows additional restriction options.

Hiding grades from students until you are ready to release them

How to release Final Calculated Grades

How to Release/Hide Final Calculated Grades

Edit a quiz after it is available and even if some learners have submitted quiz attempts.

Quizzes - Edit a Question During its Availability

Setting Special Accommodations In quizzes in Brightspace

Setting Special Accommodations in a quiz

Setting Special Accommodations in a quiz

Adding Quiz Instructions with Honor Code

Adding Quiz Instruction with Honor code

View the status of test in ProctorFree

View the Status of a Test in ProctorFree

Class Progress

Description

Job Aid

Video Aid

How to view and modify the class progress report

Class Progress - Use and Modify the Class Progress Report - Instructor

 

 

Google

Description

Job Aid

Video Aid

Access your Google Account

How to Access your Google Account

Print Handouts using Google Slides

How to Print Google Slide Handouts

How to insert Google files into the HTML editor within Brightspace. (Ex.: Discussion Boards, Announcements, etc.)

How to Insert a Google Drive File

How to authorize your google account in Brightspace

Google Authorization Instructions

Insert a Google Meet Link in a Brightspace Calendar

Add a Google Meet Link to a Brightspace Calendar

Add a Google Meet Link to a Brightspace Calendar

Instructors sharing documents with learners that will be edited.

Applies to Google Slides, Docs & Forms

How to force your students to make a copy of your google documents

Publish your created document to the web

Download as a PDF, Powerpoint(slides), Word (docs)

How to Install Add-Ons

  • Links to documents, videos, other sites can be shared in the chat area
  •  When creating an event, upload attachments or set up links for easy access during a presentation.
  • Students can call in if internet access is not available.

Share a Google Meet link in Brightspace Announcements

Share a Google Meet link in Brightspace

Share a Google Meet link in Brightspace Calendar

How to Create and link a bookmark in Google Documents

Create and link a Bookmark

How to Create a Hyperlink

How to Create a Hyperlink

How to create a portfolio using Google Drive.

How to Create a folder using Google Drive

Intelligent Agents

Description

Job Aid

Video Aid

 Intelligent Agents

Effective Practices and Pitfalls - webpage

When to use an Intelligent Agent

Intelligent Agents - Create an Intelligent Agent - Instructor

Creating a Practice Run Intelligent Agent

Intelligent Agents - Perform a Practice Run

Scheduling an Intelligent Agent

Intelligent Agents - View and Edit the Schedule of an Intelligent Agent - Instructor

Delete & Restore an Intelligent Agent

Intelligent Agents - Delete and Restore Intelligent Agents

Run an Intelligent Agent Manually

Manually Run an Intelligent Agent 

Email

Description

Job Aid

Video Aid

Locating Sent Email and Settings for Email in Brightspace

Email Location and Settings

Release Conditions  

Description

Job Aid

Video Aid

Attach A Release Condition

How to Create a release Condition

How to attach a Release Condition

 Attach Release Condition to Lessons

 

Attach Release Condition to Lessons

Attach Release Conditions to Quizzes

Attach Release Conditions to Quizzes

Add Restrictions to an Assignment

Add Restrictions to an Assignment

Panopto

Description

Job Aid

Video Aid

How to Create a Panopto Capture

Record your screen

How to Create a Panopto Capture

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