Understanding Roles in Brightspace


Roles and Permissions

Depending on what your role (Instructor, Teaching Assistant, or Student) is in Brightspace, you will have certain permissions around things like grading, editing and creating content. Please look at the table below as a guide.

Note: To manage a tool means to be able to setup, create, edit, delete items and otherwise change all available settings within a tool.

ToolInstructorTAStudent
ContentManage Content
Apply Release Conditions
View Content
View ContentView Content
Assignments (Dropbox)Manage Assignments
Grade SubmissionsView Submissions
Grade Submissions
View Submissions
Submit
QuizzesManage Quizzes
Grade Quizzes
Grade QuizzesTake a Quiz
RubricsManage Rubrics
Use for Grading
View Rubrics
Use for Grading
View Rubrics
View Rubrics
DiscussionsManage Discussions
Grade Discussions
Author/Reply
View
Grade Discussions
Author/Reply
View
Author/Reply
View
Online RoomsManage Online Rooms
Participate in Rooms
View Room Recordings
Manage Online Rooms
Participate in Rooms
View Room Recordings
Participate In Rooms
View Room Recordings
AnnouncementsManage AnnouncementsView/DismissView/Dismiss
GroupsManage GroupsManage GroupsBe In Groups
Video AssignmentsManage Video AssignmentsManage Video AssignmentsSubmit Video Assignments
GradebookManage Gradebook
Enter Grades
View Grades
Transfer to Banner
Enter Grades
View Grades
View Own Grades
Manage FilesManage FilesNo AccessNo Access
Course AdministrationManage CourseNo AccessNo Access
Awards and BadgesManage Awards and Badges
Award Awards and Badges
No AccessReceive Awards and Badges
SurveysManage Surveys
View Survey Results
Take SurveysTake Surveys
CompetenciesManage CompetenciesManage CompetenciesSee Competencies and be evaluated.
Intelligent AgentsManage Intelligent AgentsNo accessNo Access
Attendance and Seating PlanManage Attendance and Seating Plan
Assign Attendance and Seating
Assign Attendance and SeatingNo Access
ChecklistsManage ChecklistsComplete ChecklistsComplete Checklists
GlossaryManage GlossaryView GlossaryView Glossary
Course Builder and Course Design AcceleratorUse Course Builder and Course Design AcceleratorNo AccessNo Access