Upcoming Training Events
Brightspace Staff Training
Keep up to date with our upcoming training events here: https://buselrn.ucd.ie/training
A Compilation of Teaching & Learning Guides & Resources (Covid-19 )
Please refer to this list of links to Teaching & Learning resources which you might find useful.
Issues with Urkund using latest version of Safari
Staff using the latest version of Safari (v13.1) cannot enable Urkund on their assignments. Students also cannot access the tool using this version of Safari. In order to circumvent this issues, use another browse e.g. Chrome or Firefox.
Exporting a Quiz report from Brightspace
When exporting a Quiz report from Brightspace, instructors have experienced problems with the .csv export option. ITServices have been informed of the issue and are in discussion with D2L about remedies. Please let us know if you have had an issue.
System Status Updates
The Business eLearning team will update this table regularly (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm) to reflect any issues or planned downtime that may arise on the main systems such as Google, Brightspace and Ubicast (media server). Separately you can check Collaborate Ultra by clicking this website: Blackboard Services Status. Finally if you would like to report an issue, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know.
|Date||Monday||Status (AM)||Status (PM)|
|21/01/2020||IT Services||No new alerts||No new alerts|
Using Discussions in Brightspace
You can create whole-class or group discussion areas in Brightspace. The discussion board tool is available for you to use in all of your modules on Brightspace. Discussion boards can used to create a forum where the entire class participates. Dedicated discussion boards can also be created for student groups in the module.
Using Zoom for Online Classes
While Collaborate Ultra is still the University approved tool for hosting online classes, Zoom can be used to run online classes if necessary.
Tool Comparison – Online Class and Virtual Meetings
The Business eLearning team have created a handy, tool comparison table to assist you in choosing the appropriate technology for your online class / virtual meeting needs.
To view the comparison table, click here: https://buselrn.ucd.ie/tool-comparison