Online Classroom (Brightspace) FAQs

You may find this list of Frequently Asked Questions helpful as you are setting up classes for the semester.  This is not an exhaustive list of questions, but we hope it will be a starting place for you. We will continue to update this list as more materials are developed.

  1. How do I combine course sections in the Online Classroom (Brightspace)?
    You can combine multiple sections of a course in the Online Classroom to make recordkeeping easier. Do this step first; combining will erase any content you have placed in the course.  
  2. How do I copy course content from my template to the new semester?
    Here is an information sheet on copying course content from your template into your live course for the semester. 
  3. How do I access copies of my sent mail in the Online Classroom (Brightspace)?
    You can track emails you send from within the Online Classroom by following these steps.
  4. How do I import a quiz to the Online Classroom (Brightspace)?
    If you are using a test generator to construct quizzes or tests, use these instructions to upload them to the Online Classroom.
  5. How do I add Blackboard Collaborate to the Online Classroom (Brightspace)?
    Blackboard Collaborate is a synchronous tool that allows you and your students to interact in real time. Follow these directions to add Blackboard Collaborate to your Online Classroom NavBar.  

Need More Information?

For more information and training materials, go to the OSUIT Professional Learning Community in the Online Classroom (Brightspace).  You will need your O-Key credentials to log in to this site.   The first time you log in, you will need to complete the self-registration process

If you need additional support, please contact us at the Center, and we will be happy to help.

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More Ways to Learn

Professional Development Sessions and hands-on workshops are scheduled in the Center throughout the school year. Check the calendar for upcoming events.  To access the calendar, please enter your O-Key account information if prompted. 

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