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Offer high-quality learning, no matter where it takes place.

Students are looking for assurance that their school can support them with a quality and engaging learning experience regardless of delivery method. With Brightspace, your students will take pride in the learning experience, no matter where it took place.

Deliver an engaging, personalized, and high-quality online learning experience.

As more institutions adopt online teaching and learning, the question of how to leverage technology to provide an accessible and equitable experience with substantive and timely feedback has become even more critical.

Brightspace is designed to help you provide the highest quality learning with robust options for feedback, tools to inspire, engage, and enhance collaboration. And accessibility is baked into D2L’s development process to help make sure disabilities do not pose an obstacle to learning.

Getting Started Online: Research-based practices to support quality teaching and learning

Watch this webinar to learn research-based best practices and effective strategies for moving your institution to an online learning environment.

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Reach every learner with our accessible platform and responsive design


Uninterrupted learning at a custom pace for today’s busy student


Mobile, flexible, and reliable–no matter the distance

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Online and blended learning are not afterthoughts.

People are online more than ever and are demanding engaging and immersive learning experiences. We know how important the right LMS is in creating quality learning experiences–it’s the glue that holds your online and blended courses together.

Brightspace delivers a reliable learning experience with a 99.9% uptime and an easy-to-navigate interface, so students will feel confident using it. Features like mobile notifications, extensive content options, personalization, and instant communication also mean that students won’t feel like they’re “missing out” on anything. It doesn’t matter how far away students live, how packed their schedules are, or what accommodations they need – Brightspace handles that, so that the quality of your institution’s education can shine through.

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Learning, any way you need it

  • Take your teaching and learning with you on any device thanks to our platform’s responsive design
  • Easily accommodate flexible start dates, custom learning paths, extensions, differentiation, and more
  • Our Brightspace Pulse mobile app makes on-the-go learning even simpler
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Accessibility and universal design for learning are front and center at D2L

  • Fully compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA Standards and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, 1973
  • Built-in accessibility features include content templates, colour picker, and alternative text prompts
  • Record video announcements and lectures that auto-generate closed captions in a variety of languages
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Give today’s students an edge for tomorrow’s job market

  • Build online portfolios to showcase achievements and accomplishments to future employers
  • Issue and share institutional accreditations, micro-credentials, and certifications that demonstrate mastery
  • Engage students with personalized feedback to support their growth and development
  • Provide clear progress indicators to highlight areas for growth and development
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The importance of authentic communication and social connection

  • Keep the conversation going at your convenience with interactive discussion forums and activity feeds
  • Personalize weekly check-in messages with short videos to keep students engaged
  • Hold virtual office hours and synchronous live lectures that auto-record for those who can’t make it
  • Identify and track high-risk students and let Brightspace proactively alert you when to offer additional support

At D2L, supporting our clients in building quality learning experiences has been our commitment for over 20 years. As your partner in learning, along with a caring community and open ecosystem of partners, we’re here to help you succeed.

Confidently move towards the future of learning with research-driven products created by working with clients to incorporate their input into product design decisions.

Online and blended learning in Brightspace will open new doors for your students.

Flexibility and accessibility for today’s student–around the globe and on-the-go.

Students of varying abilities can each receive a custom learning path that remains private to only them.

Save time by automating emails or announcements based on what each student will need to hear when.

Time management becomes a breeze with an auto-updated course calendar and our Brightspace Pulse mobile app.

Reach all learners with rich and engaging content, like videos, audio files, images, SCORM packages, and more.

Collect assessments online or in-person, but track everything in one centralized spot.

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Free Webinar | March 26 | 2PM EST

Reimagining the Learning Experience

Kenneth Chapman

Kenneth Chapman

Vice President of Market Research, D2L

Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

Vice Provost of Educational Technologies, NYU

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