West Lafayette Workshops and Training

Request a custom workshop

Purdue Online educational technologists are available to host custom Brightspace workshops for campus units, department and colleges. To request a workshop, send an email to tlt@purdue.edu.

D2L Brightspace workshops

Throughout the spring semester, Purdue Online will host virtual workshops via WebEx, each designed to help faculty and staff become acquainted with Brightspace. Workshops are:

Brightspace Drop-in Help Sessions: Held weekly from noon to 1 p.m. on Mondays throughout the summer, this session is designed for instructors to ask questions and get help in an open-lab environment. 

Transition course materials from Blackboard: Learn about the course migration process, the pros and cons of migrating your course versus rebuilding your course, and what to expect once the course appears in Brightspace.

Brightspace GradebookLearn how to set up a gradebook, create an assignment category, grade item, rubric, and a grade scheme.

Brightspace Essentials: This session will include a brief overview of the Brightspace interface and the transition timeline. Materials will cover creating a course syllabus, creating a course module, creating a quiz, and creating an assignment.

To register for a workshop, click on a link below: 

May

May 4: Brightspace Essentials, 9 to 10 a.m.

May 4: Brightspace Gradebook, 10:15 to 11:15 a.m.

May 7: Transition Course Materials from Blackboard, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

May 7: Brightspace Essentials, 12:45 to 1:45 p.m.

May 7: Brightspace Gradebook, 2 to 3 p.m.

May 11: Brightspace Essentials, 10 to 11 a.m.

May 11: Brightspace Gradebook, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

May 18: Brightspace Drop-in Help Session, noon to 1 p.m.

May 19: Transition Course Materials from Blackboard, 10 to 11 a.m.

May 19: Brightspace Essentials, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

May 19: Brightspace Gradebook, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

June

June 1: Brightspace Drop-in Help Session, noon to 1 p.m.

June 4: Brightspace Essentials, 9 to 10 a.m.

June 4: Brightspace Gradebook, 10:15 to 11:15 a.m.

June 8: Brightspace Drop-in Help Session, noon to 1 p.m.

June 15: Brightspace Drop-in Help Session, noon to 1 p.m.

June 17: Transition Course Materials from Blackboard, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

June 17: Brightspace Essentials, 1:45 to 2:45 p.m.

June 17: Brightspace Gradebook, 3 to 4 p.m.

June 22: Brightspace Drop-in Help Session, noon to 1 p.m.

June 29: Brightspace Drop-in Help Session, noon to 1 p.m.

June 29: Brightspace Essentials, 1:15 to 2:15 p.m.

June 29: Brightspace Gradebook, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

July

July 6: Brightspace Drop-in Help Session, noon to 1 p.m.

July 13: Brightspace Drop-in Help Session, noon to 1 p.m.

July 14: Transition Course Materials from Blackboard, 9 to 10 a.m.

July 14: Brightspace Essentials, 10:15 to 11:15 a.m.

July 14: Brightspace Gradebook, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

July 20:Brightspace Drop-in Help Session, noon to 1 p.m.

July 27: Brightspace Drop-in Help Session, noon to 1 p.m.

July 30: Brightspace Essentials, 1 to 2 p.m.

July 30: Brightspace Gradebook, 2:15 to 3:15 p.m.

If you have questions about training, or if you need additional resources, please contact Teaching and Learning Technologies at tlt@purdue.edu.