Brightspace (LMS)

Knowledgebase articles pertaining to D2L Brightspace, the learning management system at SMC.

Turn on Brightspace Notifications
Setting up notifications helps learners to stay on top of their work. Notifications can be set up inside D2L and sent to a mobile device or to email.  ...
Fri, Aug 21, 2020 at 7:58 AM
Set Up Email Forwarding and Activate the Reply-To Email Address (Brightspace)
By default, replies to email you send in the D2L Brightspace system go to your inbox in the Email tool. If you prefer to receive email replies at an externa...
Sat, Aug 1, 2020 at 10:34 AM
How To Login to Brightspace
Using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Microsoft Edge browsers, navigate to https://smcsc.brightspace.com. Enter your full SMC email for the username ...
Fri, Aug 21, 2020 at 8:09 AM
How to Copy a Full Course in Brightspace
If you are teaching multiple sections of the same course, you can work in one section and copy to another. You can also copy and paste content from semester...
Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 8:17 AM
How to Copy Part of a Course in Brightspace
If you are teaching multiple sections of the same course, you can work in one section and copy to another. You can also copy and paste content from semester...
Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 8:19 AM
Setting Up Rubrics
Rubrics are a useful tool to provide valuable feedback to students. Rubrics promote fair and consistent grading and provide a guideline to students regardin...
Sun, Jul 19, 2020 at 7:44 AM
Associate Grades in Brightspace
When you create an assignment, quiz, or discussion board on D2L Brightspace, it does not automatically create a grade item in your gradebook.    If you ...
Thu, Jul 23, 2020 at 6:46 PM
How to Create An Assignment
Learn how to create an assignment in D2L Brightspace. The Assignments tool allows you to create and manage group or individual assignments within D2L...
Thu, Jul 23, 2020 at 6:54 PM
How to Grade an Assignment
Learn how to grade an assignment in D2L Brightspace. The Assignments tool allows you to create and manage group or individual assignments within D2L...
Thu, Jul 23, 2020 at 6:58 PM
How to Create a Discussion Topic
Learn how to create a graded discussion in D2L Brightspace. The Discussions tool allows you to create gradable (and non-gradable/non-assignment) disc...
Thu, Jul 23, 2020 at 6:42 PM