Global learning technology leader D2L announced today that Binghamton University has selected the Brightspace platform as its learning management system. In total, 17,000 students, educators and administrators will transition to Brightspace from another platform.
Binghamton University is the top-rated public university in New York State and is a part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system. It attracts students from over a hundred countries and places special emphasis on cultural and intellectual exchange. It’s also a highly regarded centre for research.
“We’re a very student-centered university, so we wanted to find the most advanced learning management system on the market,” said Paula Russell, Senior Director, Center for Learning and Teaching at Binghamton University. “After a review of the options, it was clear to us that Brightspace was the best solution for our students, faculty and administration.”
According to Binghamton, D2L’s Brightspace platform offered several advantages:
- Ease of Use: Reviewers found Brightspace to be intuitive and easy to use across all platforms, particularly mobile.
- Accessibility: Binghamton took particular note of D2L’s commitment to accessibility, which is a top priority for them as they work to meet the unique needs of a diverse group of end users.
- A True Partnership: D2L’s commitment to continual improvement and working as a true partner with educators stood out as a clear advantage for Brightspace.
“Binghamton is a leading university in New York State and has been called the best public university in the Northeast, and we couldn’t be more pleased to be partnering with them,” said Lee Poteck, Vice President Education at D2L. “We share their commitment to offering students the most innovative and engaging learning experience possible, no matter where they are in the world.”
Brightspace is a cloud-based learning platform built by educators, for educators that works on any device. It is a secure, reliable platform that lets you create engaging courses using your technology to fit your needs. With Brightspace, you can easily set up individualized learning paths for your learners, keep them on track with automated nudges, give them personalized feedback and engage them through gamification, social tools, video and other powerful features.
Brightspace is the only learning platform chosen as a partner of the National Federation of the Blind’s Centre of Excellence in Nonvisual Access. Brightspace was also named the Best K-12 Learning Management System and Best Professional Learning Solution for Faculty and Administrative Staff at the SIIA CODiE Awards. To learn more, visit the Higher Education and K-12 pages on our website.
D2L believes learning is the foundation upon which all progress and achievement rests. Working closely with organizations globally, D2L has transformed the way millions of people learn online and in the classroom. Learn more about D2L for schools, higher education and businesses at www.D2L.com.
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