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Brightspace Fundamentals Series Workshop #2 -  Communication Tools

Brightspace Fundamentals Series Workshop #2 - Communication Tools In-Person

This workshop is designed for instructors new to Brightspace. Brightspace offers a number of effective and easy-to-use communication tools for creating opportunities for interaction between instructors and students, and between students and other students. This workshop is suitable for instructors teaching in any modality: face-to-face, hybrid, or online.  
This is the second workshop in the fundamental series: Navigation & Interface; Authoring/Publishing Content; Gradable Activities: Quizzes, Assignments and Discussions; and Gradebook 
Prerequisite: Brightspace Navigation & Interface, equivalent training from SUNY or experience using the Brightspace LMS. 

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.

Friday, February 17, 2023
10:00am - 10:45am
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 how to create a course announcement and how date restrictions can be used to control availability ​

  • Identify how to create and use the Calendar and Events ​

  • Identify how to create Video Notes and where to use them ​

  • Identify how the email tool can be used to communicate privately with students ​

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

  • Earning SUNY DLE Brightspace Fundamentals Certificate ​


Jamie Tabone