Using Brightspace

Educational Technology & Design's Blog

Our blog, powered by WordPress, contains a large selection of help resource documents for instructional use of Brightspace.

The blog has been heavily utilized since early 2015, communicating information on the migration from Blackboard to Brightspace, the Curriculum Mapping project, and educational technologies and ideas.

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Dalhousie's eLearning Implementation Page

An assortment of Training Resources, from workshop handouts to videos, can be found here.

Implementation - eLearning

Other Resources and Educational Technology

Teaching in a Digital Age:
Guidelines for designing teaching and learning for a digital age
, A.W. (Tony) Bates (E-book available in several formats)

Using Video in Courses:
Adding Video to your Course Site (PDF)
Uploading to Vimeo: a closer look (PDF)

Reducing PowerPoint Presentation File Sizes
Reducing PPTx File Sizes and Creating Presentation PDFs (PDF)


Help for Faculty and Staff

ETD staff are available for assistance, by email or by phone.

Brian Lesser (Manager of ETD) -
Sondra Mantle (Instructional Media Designer) -