Using Awards in Brightspace – Drop-in Session

Brightspace online award of two hands shaking

Have you thought about using online awards in Brightspace? Are digital badges something you would like to trial with your students this academic year? Why use online badges or certificates in Brightspace? Online awards don’t contribute to formal grades but can be used to reward student achievements that encourage the work ethic you want to… Read more » about Using Awards in Brightspace – Drop-in Session

Brightspace Large File Submissions – Going Up!

We are pleased to announce that the file submission size limit of the Brightspace Assignment Tool has been increased from 1GB to 3GB.  As the Brightspace Assignment Tool allows multiple files to be uploaded per submission, and the 3GB limit is only applied to individual files, this means that students can submit a number files of up to… Read more » about Brightspace Large File Submissions – Going Up!

Bright Ideas – Chapter 3

This week Sophie McGowan, customer success manager at D2L (our Brightspace provider), has shared some great tips on using Quizzes. Sophie plans to follow up in the near future with more helpful video clips on the various tools the system can offer, so watch this space!

Brightspace Turnitin improvements are now Live!

BU has been collaborating with Brightspace and other European Universities to improve the experience of using Turnitin with Brightspace. These improvements are now live and apply to both the 17/18 units that were delivered in Brightspace and to all 18/19 units.   Further details available here