Brightspace will fully replace Blackboard in academic year 2020-2021. Following evaluations of students and lecturers’ first impressions of Brightspace, the project team now plans to make this digital learning environment more user-friendly.
How the faculties are preparing for the introduction of Brightspace
Brightspace at the Humanities Faculty
‘It’s a huge task,’ comments Rob Goedemans. ‘But it’s going well. It’s all about having a strict and workable schedule.’ As faculty project leader, he is jointly responsible for the roadmap for such matters as training courses and migration and he is assisted by the four-member Faculty Implementation Team.
Tips and tricks at LUMC
Jansen mentions the unusual situation at the LUMC, where lecturers are not often to be found at their PCs, but are more likely to be carrying out operations or talking with patients. This means they can be hard to contact, and by no means all lecturers will migrate their courses themselves. Jansen has learned that a detailed intake discussion with the lecturer in advance is what works best.