Teaching with D2L Brightspace

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What is D2L Brightspace?

D2L Brightspace, is the official learning management system at Minnesota State University, Mankato. You can use your courses to:

  • email your classlist,
  • keep track of grades,
  • publish due dates,
  • organize your course materials, and more!

How do I Find my Courses?

All courses are automatically added to D2L Brightspace! Log in with your StarID credentials to find your course(s):

Log in to D2L Brightspace

getting started with D2L Brightspace

This playlist of captioned videos will help you get started. Learn to:

Direct link to the Getting Started playlist

D2L Brightspace Essentials

The campus Technology Roundtable recommends using D2L Brightspace at minimum to:

  • Post the syllabus to Content
  • Post Grades
  • Add course due dates to Content Topics, Assignments, Discussions, Quizzes, and events to the Calendar

Watch this playlist of tech tip videos (most of them are 90 seconds or less!) to learn how to manage your courses, add files to Content, set-up Grades, and add due dates:

Course Design in D2L Brightspace: Teaching from Content

Teaching from Content is a strategy that applies instructional design and education research for quality course design. Teaching from Content uses the D2L Brightspace Content tool to create a "hub" for all of your course activities.

Watch this playlist of tech tip videos (most of them are 4 minutes or less!) to learn how to Teach from Content:

Get the most out of grades

In this playlist of tech tip videos, learn key strategies to maximize effective and efficient use of Grades in D2L Brightspace.

creating Assessments

Learn how to set-up a variety of assessments in your courses with these video playlist from D2L Brightspace.

Course admin

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Learn even more on LinkedIn Learning

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Design and Build Your Course

Learn more about course design, teaching strategies, and technology tools available to you by browsing the links below.

D2L Brightspace, is the official learning management system at Minnesota State University, Mankato. You can use your courses to:

  • email your classlist,
  • keep track of grades,
  • publish due dates,
  • organize your course materials, and more!

All courses are automatically added to D2L Brightspace! Log in with your StarID credentials to find your course(s):

Log in to D2L Brightspace

 

This playlist of captioned videos will help you get started. Learn to:

Direct link to the Getting Started playlist