Checklist Tool

To help learners manage their time and alleviate potential stress, breaking down course activities into discrete steps or lists and allowing them to view their progress towards completion can help relieve that stress. The Brightspace Checklist tool can help you achieve this goal.

Create a Checklist

Checklist items must reside in a category.

  1. On the navbar, click on Course Admin
  2. Click on the Checklist link
  3. Click New Checklist
  4. Enter your checklist details
  5. Click Save
  6. On the Edit Checklist page, in the Categories and Items area, do any of the following:
    1. To add a category to the checklist, click New Category. Enter your category details and click Save.
    2. To add an item to the checklist, click New Item. From the Category drop-down list, select the category for your item. Enter your item details. If you want the item to be due by a certain date or time, select the check box and enter your Due Date information. Click Save.
      Note: The default due date for a checklist item is one month from the current date.
  7. Repeat step 5 until you’ve added all your content to the checklist.
  8. Click Save and Close.

Set Release Conditions for a Checklist

  1. On the navbar, click on Course Admin
  2. Click on  The checklist icon Checklist
  3. From the context menu of the checklist for which you want to set release conditions, click The edit icon Edit.
  4. In the Restrictions tab, do any of the following:
    • Click Attach Existing, then select the check box for any condition you want to attach. Click Attach.
    • Click Create and Attach, then select a Condition Type from the drop-down list. Complete any additional Condition Details that appear and click Create.
  5. To set how accessing the checklist is controlled, from the drop-down list, select if All conditions must be met or Any condition must be met.
  6. Click Save and Close.

Video Instructions

Click here to download a guide on using the Checklist Tool.

For more detailed information on the tool, please visit Brightspace Help.