Semester Start-Up Guide

This set of resources is designed to help new instructors get started with teaching in Brightspace. It can also be helpful for experienced instructors who need a refresher at the start of a new semester.

Instructors can refer to this ‘Quick Start Guide to Brightspace’ (in PDF) for strategies and tools to help prepare their courses and build in instructional efficiencies upfront.

NOTE: For an additional list of resources designed to help you with your course preparation and delivery, please visit our ‘Featured Resources’ page. Topics include:

– Using the syllabus to set expectations
– Recycling material from previous offerings of your course
– Reviewing assessment strategies
– Managing the workload

Links to relevant student resources are also noted, and you are encouraged to share these with your students.