Instructional Designers Association

Built by Instructional Designers for Instructional Designers


Brightspace from D2L is an integrated learning platform designed for use by K-12 school districts and higher education institutions as well as by government and corporate customers. The product offers an adaptable suite of applications, support, and services to encourage active and social learning.

Brightspace combines teaching and learning resources with assessment and analytics features to create an integrated e-learning environment. It focuses on usability and accessibility, and has integrated social tools to create a collaborative and mobile-ready experience.

Benefits of Brightspace

  • Keep track of learner development and monitor progress with ePortfolio – an outlet designed to encourage peer collaboration and knowledge sharing.
  • With built-in analytics feature, Learning Environment enables you to analyze the performance of an individual, department, or organization.
  • The Degree Compass tool utilizes predictive modelling to personalize the course selection process. It offers only the elective and core requirements in which a student is likely to be successful.
  • Learning Repository is a content management system that enables you to collate, store and share content, making use of the knowledge of your educational community.
  • Use the D2L Binder tool to discover, organize, and safely store content.