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Brightspace Core

Brightspace Core is your gateway to continuous innovation and growth, offering advanced personalisation, engagement, data tools and add-on packages that help transform the learning experience.

Screenshots of the intuitive desktop and mobile interfaces in Brightspace Core for Higher Education

Save time with intuitive, mobile-first design.

  • Brightspace offers a great mobile experience for faculty and students on any device through a responsive design, which adapts to any screen size, paired with mobile apps to optimise common tasks.
  • Award-winning accessibility features make it easy for students to navigate tools using assistive technologies.
  • An intuitive interface and built-in templates make it easy for instructors to design courses, create content, and grade assignments.
Screenshot of engaging course content in Brightspace for Higher Education

Keep students progressing with engaging course content.

  • Add some personality directly to course content with in-line audio, video, and other media from internal sources, content repositories, or external sites.
  • Help increase engagement with integrated video capabilities that allow you to use video-based assessments, web conferencing, and embedded feedback.
  • Students can document and share their learning journey as it happens with the Portfolio tool.
Screenshot of personalized learning experience in Brightspace for Higher Education

Motivate learners with personalised learning experiences.

  • Motivate students by gamifying the course and recognising their individual achievements with awards and certificates.
  • It’s easy to share content with the class due to an integration with Google Drive and the ability to post media from the YouTube™ video community or other favorite sites.
  • Different course delivery methods or pedagogical approaches, including blended, online, and competency based-education, can be explored to suit your learners’ needs.
Screenshot of Brightspace Quick Eval in laptop

Enhance teaching with powerful tools for faculty.

  • Quickly assess work and provide feedback across all courses from one location with Quick Eval.
  • Easily provide meaningful feedback with in-line annotations on documents, rubrics, and feedback via audio and video.
  • Easily post announcements, links to content, and assignments on a single page with the activity feed. Use one spot for you to update and one spot for your students to check.
Screenshot of Class Progress in laptop

Make data-driven decisions with built-in analytics.

  • Faculty can quickly compare each learner’s performance in the course using the Class Progress Dashboard.
  • Student-level reports and detailed grade statistics allow granular analysis of learners’ performance to help them improve.
  • Access to learner data allows you to analyse it with business intelligence tools or integrate with your SIS student information system and other systems.

Partner with our experts for the service and support you need.

  • A personalised implementation and training experience focuses on what you need and eliminates what you don’t, optimising time and resources.
  • Brightspace Community is an interactive space for all users to explore to find answers to questions, share ideas and experiences, connect with peers and D2L experts, and more.
  • The Approved Support Contact (ASC) portal makes it quick and easy for your LMS admins to connect with Brightspace support and leverage resources and tools to keep things running smoothly.

Discover the Brightspace Core Add-on Packages

Robust Analytics with Performance Plus

Create knowledge, take action, and improve student outcomes with advanced analytics. Boost student performance with adaptive learning and predictive analytics.

Learn more about Performance Plus

Spark Inspiration with Engagement Plus

Take online courses to the next level by showcasing course offerings and giving instructors the tools to create fully searchable video-based course content, lecture recordings, and multimedia presentations.

Learn more about Engagement Plus

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