Brightspace (learning management systems)


The computer program Brightspace is a e-learning platform for creating, administrating, arranging, reporting and delivering e-learning education courses or training programs. It is developed by the software company D2L Corporation.

Alternative labels

Desire2Learn Brightspace
Brightspace Learning Environment
D2L Brightspace
Brightspace learning management system

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Essential knowledge

Brightspace (learning management systems) is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Brightspace (learning management systems) is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

ICT trainer: ICT trainers conduct training-needs analysis and design programs to train students in the use of software packages and information systems accordingly. They produce and update existing training materials (content and method), deliver effective training in classroom, online or informally, monitor, evaluate and report effectiveness of training. They maintain and update expertise on specialised ICT subjects and evaluate and report on students’ performance.
E-learning architect: E-learning architects establish goals and procedures for the application of learning technologies within an organisation and the creation of an infrastructure that will support these goals and procedures.
Instructional designer: Instructional designers develop instructional material for training courses using multimedia technology and authoring tools. They aim to create instructional experiences which make the acquisition of knowledge and skills more efficient, effective, and appealing.
E-learning developer: E-learning developers design and develop simpler forms of digital learning content including reference materials, slides, assessments, screen-casts, interview videos and podcasts. They write and provide content for a computer based learning application.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022