Grade Settings Select Grades on the course navigation menu and then select Settings. Select the Calculation Options Select Weighted or Points. Select whether ungraded items are dropped or treated as zero. Save then Close. Add Grade Categories From the Manage Grades tab select New and then Category. Enter the category Name. Enter the category Weight (if […]
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Copy Course – now offers a date offset during copy. Grades – Linked discussion threads from the gradebook. A long-awaited feature. Groups – manage groups with new locked headers for easy navigating. HTML editor – emoticons are available. I know we’ve all been wanting this! ;~} Quizzes – Question pools replace random sections Rubrics – […]
Grades – Enter grades screen have a locked column and row header for easy navigating. Manage Dates – ability to offset more date items. Tool renamed to “Type”. When copying a course there is a button which links to the manage dates tool.
Grades – Add Feedback in Bulk to all learners Groups – create sub groups or groups of only one section Manage Dates – More dates appear for items in the course including: discussion topics/forums, quis reports, checklists, surveys.
Manage Dates Instructors can now edit due dates in the Manage Dates tool. Due Dates are available for Content topics, Assignments, and Quizzes. A Due Date filter is available under ‘advanced filtering’. Due dates can be edited on an individual basis, in bulk across multiple items, and through bulk offset. Quizzes – Math Editor – […]
Assessment Creation & Publishing with Respondus Create exams for print or for publishing in your BrightSpace course. Overview of Steps Create Questions in MS Word using specified formatting below Import the questions into a new Respondus assessment file Select the settings for online publishing, exporting to MS Word, or Printing Publish the assessment to a quiz, […]
Daylight The My Courses widget no longer automatically pins future courses; rather, the widget displays results by current enrollments or last activity in a non-pinned state. Users can continue to manually pin courses as appropriate for their purposes. HTML Editor This feature updates the HTML Editor to include expanded image editing capabilities for the WYSIWYG […]
No updates which affect instructors or students this month.
Assignments The assignment tools now allows you to add content items from OneDrive. Click “add attachment” while setting up your assignment and you can add a document or file from OneDrive. It will ask you login to access your files and Brightspace will automatically change the permissions of those files to “view-only” when adding them […]