Barbara McGrath and Sophia Kawada from SUA IT can help with more advanced Brightspace techniques, and please do consult them if you have questions. They recommended a series of webinars to learn more about how to use Brightspace effectively. These are listed below with embedded videos for you to watch to learn more about each topic.
Release Conditions: a discussion of some of the best practices and recommendations for using release conditions in your courses to encourage learner engagement and learner success
Quizzes: a discussion of best practices in the use of quizzes, self-assessments, and surveys within Brightspace. Watch this video learn how to make your quiz experience more engaging for learners and where to find additional resources about the quizzing tools.
Using the Gradebook: a discussion of best practices in the use of the gradebook within Brightspace. Watch this video to learn how to optimize your grading experience and see a brief demo. https://youtu.be/Nt03mn2VVdA
Discussions: an introductory session that explores the discussion tool and describes some compelling reasons why educators should be using discussions in their courses – including an exploration of how to grade in discussions. Watch this video learn how to improve student engagement in your courses using discussions. https://youtu.be/FZ2kpSe8xL4.
Teaching Online – Explore Best Practices with SNHU
Join this webinar to hear from your peers at Southern New Hampshire University. Explore best practices in online teaching with an emphasis on what to do once teachers are acclimated to the online space. Presenting will be leaders responsible for faculty training and development, faculty engagement, and academic technology.
Moving Science Labs Online–Where do I start?
Labs are a signature pedagogy in the sciences. Transitioning science labs to online can be one of the biggest challenges instructors face, but it’s not impossible. Join us as we outline what we know works to get started quickly with online labs and how Brightspace tools can help you continue to offer high-quality learning experiences to your online lab students.