Brightspace Essentials For Faculty

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If you are new to the Brightspace Learning Environment, please review the resources listed below.

Brightspace Essentials For Faculty

Expand the tabs on this page to learn more about how to interact within your Brightspace course.

SUNY CPD Scaled Webinars

These scaled webinars offer live demonstrations of the Brightspace learning environment and other many training topics. To View Training Options and Recorded Sessions

Log in to using your Outlook Username and Password.

Training – Click on Trainings→ Trainings in the menu

Training instructions

Recorded Sessions – Click on Trainings→ Webinars in the menu

Webinar instructions

Fireside Chats

Fireside Chats introduce participants to the training team, showcase Brightspace tools and features.

Sessions included; Training Overview, Brightspace Engagement & Faculty Time Savers, Video Chat, Course Builder, Templates, Personalization, Quick Eval, Migration Strategies.

View the website for recordings and future sessions…

NCCC Topic Specific Brightspace Training Recordings

Brightspace Grade Book and Grading (May 23, 2022)
Recording | PowerPoint

Brightspace Go Live (May 17, 2022)
Recording | PowerPoint

Best Practices for Exporting a Blackboard and Import it in Brightspace (May 3, 2022) 
How to Connect an Assignment, Discussion, or Quiz to the Brightspace Grade Book (May 3, 2022)

D2L Brightspace Demo (Jan. 7, 2022)
Recording | Brightspace Resources

Q&A Informational Meeting: D2L Brightspace Migration (March 25, 2022)
Recording | Handouts

Asynchronous Training Course

This course is divided into 9 modules and is designed to give you the knowledge and skills to use the Brightspace learning environment to build and deliver digital course materials, communicate effectively with learners, and effectively manage your grades and reports.

To locate this course go to Brightspace and you should see this course listed in the widget called My Courses and open SUNY DLE Brightspace Asynchronous Modules course.

My Courses Screenshot

Getting Help

With questions about Brightspace please reach out to the SUNY Online HelpDesk at 1-844-673-6786 or submit a ticket.

Additional Resources –  Brightspace Help for Instructors

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Please reach out to the NCCC OIT HelpDesk with questions about issues logging into Brightspace. Call 716-614-6730, visit A133, or submit a ticket.


T-Wolves & Brightspace username/password help: call OIT at 716-210-2505, or visit A131.

Online Learning Support & Brightspace Assistance:  call 716-614-6488 or Visit D106D.

Brightspace Assistance: contact SUNY Online HelpDesk 1-844-673-6786  (They offer night and weekend hours!)