Brightspace Workshops for Faculty

Brightspace Workshops for Faculty

The Instructional Technologists offers face-to-face and online workshops all year round. These are the workshops for Summer 2019.

These workshops are designed to cover the core functionality of Brightspace. Here's what you can expect in each of the 60-minute workshop sessions. To download a copy of the schedule, click here.

  • Breakfast: 9:30 am to 10 am
  • Workshop: 10 am to 11 am
  • Hands-on: 11 am to 12 pm

IMPORTANT: The attendee should bring a laptop to these sessions.

Brightspace 101: Getting Started
Tuesday, Sept. 3 at CTE, UNH 3030

This introductory workshop includes a general overview of Brightspace layout and navigation, as well as the essential skills required for setting up your course and communicating with your students. Featured topics include site navigation, creating modules/folders, uploading course content, and communicating with your students.

Brightspace 201: Assignments, Discussions & Groups
Wednesday, Sept. 4 in ITS Training Room, UNH 2342 (above the Bookstore)

This workshop emphasizes the assorted tools available in Brightspace that promote student engagement and assorted learning activities. Featured topics include creating assignment submission folders, evaluating student submissions, using discussion boards, and assigning group projects. A brief overview of the Grade Center will also be provided.

Brightspace 301: Grade Center
Thursday, Sept. 5 at CTE, UNH 3030

The Grade Center is a robust and powerful tool that can be used for tracking and sharing student progress and performance. This workshop will focus on how to best utilize and calibrate the Brightspace Grade Center given your individual course structure and learning objectives. Featured topics include using the Setup Wizard, points vs. weighted grades, grade categories, linking assignment submissions to the Grade Center, and assorted student feedback tools.

Brightspace 401: Quizzes
Friday, Sept. 6 at CTE, UNH 3030

This tool-specific workshop examines the assorted survey and quiz tools in Brightspace. Featured topics include automated grading of quizzes, assorted question types, building question banks, creating self-assessments, developing surveys, deploying assessments online, and providing automated feedback to students.

 

updated 8/28/2019