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Brightspace Fundamentals Series Workshop #1 -  Navigation & Interface

Brightspace Fundamentals Series Workshop #1 - Navigation & Interface In-Person

This workshop is designed for instructors new to Brightspace. We will address the basics of navigation and the user interface. This workshop is suitable for instructors teaching in any modality: face-to-face, hybrid, or online.  

This is the first workshop in the series and is required to attend (or equivalent from SUNY) the other workshops in the fundamental series: Communication; Authoring/Publishing Content; Gradable Activities: Quizzes, Assignments and Discussions; and Gradebook. 

Please be sure you are able to login to your Brightspace account before attending this workshop. You can login using the Network Login option with your Buffalo State username and password. If you are experiencing login issues, please submit a ticket via the IT Portal.

Monday, February 6, 2023
11:00am - 11:45am
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
E. H. Butler Library
  Instructional Design & Distance Learning  

Registration is required. There are 20 seats available.

Learning Objectives 

  • Identify the organization and course home pages in the Brightspace Learning Management System 

  • Name the purpose and options of the minibar 

  • Name the purpose and options of the navbar 

  • List all of the alert/notifications options available, and how they work 

  • List foundational course progress tools 

  • Identify how to customize user profiles 

  • Identify how to use student preview mode 

  • Find resources on the Brightspace Community and within the SUNY DLE Brightspace Fundamentals Asynchronous Modules 

  • Earning SUNY DLE Brightspace Fundamentals Certificate 


Jamie Tabone