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Brightspace (D2L)


What is it?

Brightspace is D2L’s learning management system. The Brightspace learning management system is a cloud-based software suit used by schools, institutes of higher education, and businesses for online and blended classroom learning.

D2L / Brightspace is used by the University of Calgary.


Who is it for?

Instructors and students.


What can it do?

Brightspace combines a learning environment, e-portfolio, learning repository, video recorder, virtual classroom, e-textbook platform called Binder, and mobile apps, in one cloud-based platfrom.

All courses at the University of Calgary automatically have sites created in D2L, but it is up to individual instructors to activate and use the site for their course. Make the most of your D2L by reviewing the following University specific information and resources:  

  • Getting started
  • Navigation
  • Managing your course
  • Classlist / email
  • Content
  • Quizzes and surveys
  • Groups
  • Discussions
  • Assignments (Dropbox)
  • Rubrics
  • Grades
  • Third party tools
  • Intelligent agents
  • Release conditions
  • Accessibility
  • ePortfolio
  • Notifications
  • Design templates
  • Student resources







D2L (2021). Home. Retrieved from https://www.d2l.com/ (accessed 01 September 2021).

D2L (2021). Higher education. Retrieved from https://www.d2l.com/higher-education/ (accessed 01 September 2021).

eLearn @ UCalgary (2021). D2L: Getting started. University of Calgary. Retrieved fromhttps://elearn.ucalgary.ca/d2l-getting-started/ (accessed 01 September 2021).
   
eLearn @ UCalgary (2021). D2L: Student resources. Retrieved from
https://elearn.ucalgary.ca/category/d2l/student-resources/ (accessed 01 September 2021).