West Lafayette Brightspace Implementation

Brightspace access is now live. West Lafayette faculty and staff should begin building new content or migrating courses out of Blackboard Learn to prepare for the full implementation of D2L Brightspace in summer and fall 2020. Student and instructor access to Blackboard Learn will end on Aug. 24, 2020.

To log in to Brightspace, visit purdue.brightspace.com

Instructors - Prepare for teaching with Brightspace by signing up for IMPACT X

IMPACT X is a week-long program designed to assist faculty with course design and the move to Brightspace, and will provide access to guided resources, feedback and virtual drop-in consultation sessions to help faculty create a student-centered learning experience for their courses. Attendees will also receive instruction about setting up courses in Brightspace, which will be the University’s only learning management system this fall. More info here

Getting started with Brightspace – migrate content or build new?

To get started creating courses in Brightspace, instructors have two options: Build new course materials or request that their content be migrated from Blackboard Learn to Brightspace.

Building new content: To build content from scratch, instructors can build a course development shell by following the instructions found here.

Migrating content from Blackboard to Brightspace:  Start by following the instructions available here, which have instructors go into Blackboard to request the transfer of content.