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Streamline communications. Keep it personal.
Providing meaningful and personal messages to learners keeps them engaged and interested. Intelligent agents send automated emails, while making sure each learner gets a relevant message that is specific to them.
With Autumn16, we’ve added new features to the much-loved intelligent agents to make communications even more personal with the ability to:
- customize the ‘reply-to’ and ‘from’ fields so that learners can easily connect
- write more meaningful messages with increased character limits
- conduct a practice run to see who the message will be going to
- see what has been sent to whom with new history pages
Connect with video. Make it interactive.
Video is critical to delivering an engaging learning experience. Brightspace helps you harness the full power of video through multimedia lecture capture, personalized video feedback, and two-way video conferencing.
With the release of Video Assignments and additional features being added to Virtual Classroom, Brightspace now offers even more ways for people to learn and demonstrate their knowledge in a highly interactive and personalized way.
Fully integrated into the Brightspace platform, the Video Assignments tool by YouSeeU lets an instructor assign a Video Presentation to their class and provide time-stamped feedback within the completed video.
In Higher Education and K-12, Video Assignments can be used to evaluate and provide feedback on a broad set of communications skills. Instructors will be able to give learners feedback as they practice applying their knowledge and demonstrating their skills. This can be used to assess presentations, interview practice, practical skill demonstrations and more.
With the premium version, new types of assessments can be introduced into courses, such as real-world simulations, debates, peer reviews, other creative exercises using two-way video.
In corporate learning, Video Assignments can be used to help employees develop and become more successful in their roles. Employees can refine their presentation skills, rehearse sales pitches, and be evaluated on their retention during onboarding.
The premium version provides even more options that can be utilized for role-play training, evaluations of demonstrated skills, leadership development, and more.
The Virtual Classroom tool helps instructors leverage the full potential of video in education by:
- scheduling, delivering, and recording live video conferencing sessions right from within the LMS
- using it for two-way discussions, video-based training, office hours, and more
- automatically recording video sessions and seamlessly embedding them into a course
New in Autumn16, these sessions can be personalized even more:
- by sharing files that learners can download to use later on
- with online polls to quickly learn about the audience
- by easily extending a session if the conversation is flowing
- by customizing the settings
Limited Time Introductory Package
In Autumn16, we’ve added Video Assignments and new Virtual Classroom features into Brightspace at no charge. We’re also happy to announce a Video Assignments Premium option, which adds additional video assessment types.
We’re excited about the power of incorporating video-based learning into courses with Video Assignments and Virtual Classroom. Until the end of the year, we’re offering a limited-time introductory package that includes both Video Assignments Premium and Virtual Classroom Premium together.
Find Out More
Reach out to your Customer Success Manager to turn on Virtual Classrooms and Video Assignments, or to find out more about the Premium versions.