With the Professional Development package for the Brightspace learning management system, you can give teachers, faculty, and staff the next-generation tools they need to learn, develop, and succeed. Supercharge your LMS experience by extending its functionality to deliver continuous learning and training.
Best Professional Learning Solution for Faculty and Administrative Staff
Brightspace was recently named the Best Professional Learning Solution for Faculty and Administrative Staff of 2020 as part of the annual SIIA CODiE Awards. The prestigious CODiE Awards recognise the companies producing the most innovative business and education technology products across the country and around the world.
One single learning management system means that teachers, faculty, and staff all share the same learning experience as students. This familiarity can enhance the utilisation and adoption of Brightspace and help spur new ideas for how technology can support them to be more effective and improve student outcomes.
Build and deliver engaging content more efficiently in a way that is less resource intensive.
Easily demonstrate evidence of learning from non-traditional sources such as video, TEDTalks, and more.
Mobile-accessible content provides flexible learning opportunities and makes content available to every learner, anytime, anywhere.
Organise and assign learning with ease
With Brightspace Professional Development, you can manage enrollment in professional development courses quickly and confidently.
Attributes, such as date hired, department, location, or job title, can be used to group individual users into learning groups, making it easy to assign courses to users who have similar needs.
Membership rules automatically enroll users in learning groups and assign the appropriate learning.
Track learning progress
Executing a professional development strategy is made easier with up-to-date information. A central dashboard provides an at-a-glance view of your institution’s professional development activity.
View detailed professional development activity by user from a dashboard, including courses assigned, completed, or pending, and actively manage their enrollments.
View all the courses assigned across your organisation and see real-time reports on course completion.
Seamless learning with Site Tabs
Learners and instructors who take or teach courses at more than one associated institution can easily switch between Brightspace sites and keep on top of important information.
Offer a seamless experience to move between courses people take and those they teach. Go from teaching a course to taking a course in one click!
Allow your teachers, faculty, and staff to take voluntary or required courses by linking your main Brightspace site and a professional development site for employee training. These sites can even be configured and branded separately.
View your notifications or alerts from all institutions and courses as soon as you log in to the Brightspace platform.
When I first talked to D2L about our reporting requirements, I thought what I was describing was a dream… When we saw the final version of the custom reports they built for us, we were literally dancing around the office because we realized what a complete game changer it was for our business.
We promote nursing excellence. To do that, we want to bring the best of class content and courses to our nurses around the globe,” says Robert. “We believe that D2L and the flexibility of the Brightspace platform have positioned us to be a leader and to stay a leader in the educational professional development space.
Leverage accredited content from providers such as BizLibrary to hit the ground running with pre-built courses.
Save time from developing your own training courses for teachers, faculty, and staff with ready-made, interactive content for professional development.
Access over 7,000 on-demand courses that can be delivered in the Brightspace platform, including both micro and macro lessons.
Flexible licensing options are available to best suit your institution’s needs.
Services complete the offering
A service package complements the Professional Development offering. Connect with D2L’s learning experts to develop a strategy, uplift your courses, and create content that wows.
Our Learning and Creative Services team members are experts in collaborating to help you deliver a robust and successful professional development culture and experience that help improve learning outcomes and enjoyment.
Our Implementation Services team can help you connect to your HRIS and consult on the use of attributes, learning groups, and membership rules.