Brightspace Strategies for Success

Quiz Setup Quick Resources

Setting up your first quiz of the semester? Finding yourself a little lost in all the settings? Check out these tutorials!   Building Question Banks In general, we recommend building your questions in the Question Library and then importing your questions into your quiz. This is because it makes using the other tools, such as […]

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New Assignment Experience!

One of the biggest differences between Blackboard and Brightspace is that we are going to see occasional Brightspace updates. Don’t worry though! These updates are to designed to make it easier for you to use Birghtspace and are done gradually. The latest update brought us a new Assignment Experience! If you are not ready to […]

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Are You Ready for the Spring Semester?

The Spring Semester is coming right up! Here are a few things you can do to make sure that your course is ready to go.  Copy Course Do you want to use materials from a previous course? You can copy items right into your Spring course! If you don’t want to copy an entire course, […]

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NEW! Only Retake Incorrect Questions on a Quiz

Do you want the ability to let your students retake quizzes and only encounter the questions they had previously gotten wrong? A new feature in Quizzes will allow you to do just that! This setting makes it easy for students to focus on the just questions they got wrong. This is especially helpful if there […]

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Giving Extra Time on Quizzes

When we give a quiz or exam we usually have a few students who need accommodation. Often times that means giving a student time and a half on a timed exam. In this post, we are going to quickly walk through the steps necessary to give these students the time they deserve. If you would […]

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Quizzes: All About Timing!

When do you want students to start the quiz? When do you want them to finish the quiz? How long do they have to take it? These are all important questions you’re probably already asking yourself about the quiz/exam/test you’re setting up. In this post, we are going to talk about all these different settings […]

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Content Area Tips

The purpose of the Content area is to guide students through the learning materials of your course. Making sure your content is organized and easy to navigate is what makes it a learning path and not just a collection of items. If you are getting emails from confused or frustrated students or just want to […]

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Checklist for Running a Smooth Exam

Are you about to run your first Exam? Do you think you’ve finished setting it up, but you’re not 100% sure? Here is a checklist to help ensure that your exam is ready to go! Not sure how to start building an Exam? Check out this tutorial that walks you step-by-step through building a quiz: […]

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