Brightspace Core

    More than just an LMS, combining all the tools and support you need to offer a great teaching and learning experience for students and faculty.

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    Screenshots of the intuitive desktop and mobile interfaces in Brightspace Core for Higher Education

    Intuitive, mobile-first design

    The intuitive design makes it easy for all users to accomplish tasks quickly in the LMS, leaving more time to focus on what really matters: teaching and learning.

    • Simple interface makes it easy for instructors to design courses, create content, and grade assignments.
    • Responsive design paired with purpose-built native apps create a great mobile experience for faculty and students, regardless of which devices they use.
    • Award winning accessibility ensures all tools are standards-compliant and easy for students to navigate using assistive technologies.

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    Tools to create engaging courses

    A variety of tools help faculty create engaging learning experiences to keep students interested and progressing through the course.

    • Add inline audio, video and other media from internal sources, content repositories, or external sites directly into course content.
    • Integrated video capabilities allow you to use video-based assessments, web conferencing, and embedded feedback.
    • Digital portfolio functionality allows students to document and share their learning journey as it happens, on both web and mobile platforms.
    Screenshot of personalization features found in Brightspace for HE

    Personalized learning experiences

    Powerful tools help faculty deliver the choice, freedom and flexibility that empower teaching and learning – motivating every individual to reach their full potential.

    • Rules-based tools can tailor course delivery to individual needs based on what a student does – or doesn’t do – in Brightspace.
    • Awards and certificates motivate students by gamifying the course and recognizing their individual achievements.
    • Different course delivery methods or pedagogical approaches can be explored to suit your learners’ needs, including blended, online, and competency based-education.
    Screenshots of the built-in class dashboard reporting feature in Brightspace

    Built-in analytics

    Intuitive learning analytics reports help you understand performance for departments, courses, or individuals so you can make better decisions. Access to your learner data lets you conduct your own research and analysis too.

    • Class Progress dashboard allows faculty to quickly compare each learner’s performance in the course.
    • Student-level reports and detailed grade statistics allow for granular analysis of learner performance to help them improve.
    • Access to learner data allows you to analyze it with business intelligence tools, or integrate it with your SIS and other systems.