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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

D2L | Brightspace

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/stc/brightspace/

D2L | Brightspace is a learning management system (LMS) that is used to manage classes at and online for Minnesota State University, Mankato. It is a versatile tool in which your instructor can facilitate online discussions, post class materials, administer quizzes, and so much more. If you want to stay up to date with your classes, you should be checking D2L | Brightspace on a regular basis.

Introduction to D2L | Brightspace

D2L | Brightspace and other LMSs can be a little confusing for first timers. This particular course will be an overview of the program itself. We will be going over what D2L | Brightspace is, the layout, how to navigate, and to keep up with the program so you can stay best up to date with your courses. Understanding what the program is, and how to navigate effectively, you will be better equiped as a student to be on top of your classes.

Introduction Course >>

Materials

D2L | Brightspace has its navigation broken up into 4 different parts in the form of dropdown menus within each course. Within this course we will be covering the Materials section of your D2L | Brightspace courses. Here you can find most of the information that your instructor may place on the course. This section is focused on all of the content that you will need within your course, hence the name Materials.

Materials Course >>

Communication

D2L | Brightspace has its navigation broken up into 4 different parts in the form of dropdown menus within each course. Within this course we will be covering the Communication section of your D2L | Brightspace courses. Here you can find a bunch of resources to connect with others within your course as well as your instructor. Here you can make blogs, participate in discussions, and more!

Communication Course >>

Assessments

D2L | Brightspace has its navigation broken up into 4 different parts in the form of dropdown menus within each course. Within this course we will be covering the Assessments section of your D2L | Brightspace courses. Here you can find everything related to your grades in your courses. You can check your grades, attendance, submit assignments, and more!

Assessments Course >>

Student Resources

D2L | Brightspace has its navigation broken up into 4 different parts in the form of dropdown menus within each course. Within this course we will be covering the Student Resources section of your D2L | Brightspace courses. Here you can find a number of different resources related to student success. Many of the links under this section go out to the MSU website. They can be extremely helpful if you take advantage of them. Take a look and see what all we can offer you for support as a student!

Student Resources Course >>

Managing your Profile

D2L | Brightspace has many ways to personalize your experience. You can have a full profile of information that can be easily shared within your courses. Within this course we will go over how to change information and your profile picture. Also to add to the personalization, we are going to cover changing your notification settings and account settings.

Managing your Profile Course >>