Registration for UWindsor's Brightspace workshops for instructors, staff and GAs/TAs is now open.
Faculty and departmental-specific workshops may be scheduled by sending a request to email@example.com.
Recent Brightspace workshop recordings will be posted as available.
Brightspace Community Training and Resources
Online self-paced Guided Training, videos, webinars, resources, and a community of users are available in the Brightspace Community. Create an account to join the community the first time you visit to access the abundance of learning and support material you'll find there.
Start with our CTL's curated list of Brightspace documentation for step-by-step how-to written instructions.
The Centre for Teaching and Learning is creating How-to documentations and videos to complement those that are already available in the Brightspace documentation and Brightspace Community and will be added to the curated list as they are finished. To find all of D2L documention visit
D2L has a host of documentation available at https://documentation.brightspace.com/.
Brightspace Drop-in sessions, with virtual and in-person hours, will replace the BB Café that proved to be a huge hit over the last couple of years. The BB Café will continue to run Monday-Friday 8:30am-12:30pm.
Beginning Monday, November 14, CTL will provide in-person and virtual Brightspace Drop-in help:
Mondays through Fridays, 12:30 p.m - 4:30 p.m.:
- Virtual (through MS Teams): uwindsor.ca/brightspace/dropin
- In-person: CTL offices, room 2263. Find us at 700 California.
Our trained co-op and Ignite work-study students will be on hand to answer your Brightspace questions.
The following list are faculty specific drop-in sessions where a member of our staff will be available to answer your questions. No pre-registration is required for these sessions.More will be posted as they are scheduled
|Thursday Dec 1 10am-12pm||SOCA||AM204|
|Friday Dec 2 10am-12pm||HK||HK141|
|Friday Dec 2 10am-12pm||Engineering||CEI 3000|
|Monday Dec 5 10am-12pm||Education||ED 1125|
|Tuesday Dec 6 10am-12:30pm||General||CTL 2263|
|Wednesday Dec 7 10am-12pm||HK||HK141|
|Wednesday Dec 7 10am-12pm||Engineering||CEI 3000|
|Wednesday Dec 7 10am-12pm||SOCA||AM204|
|Thursday Dec 8 10am-12:30pm||General||CTL 2263|
|Friday Dec 9 10am-12pm||Nursing||Toldo 110|
|Monday Dec 12 10am-12:30pm||General||CTL 2263|
|Tuesday Dec 13 10am-12pm||Education||ED 1125|
|Tuesday Dec 13 10am-12pm||HK||HK 141|
|Wednesday Dec 14 10am-12pm||SOCA||AM204|
|Wednesday Dec 14 2pm-4pm||Nursing||MEB 3102A/B|
|Wednesday Dec 14 2:30-4:30pm||Education||ED 1125|
|Thursday Dec 15 10am-12pm||Engineering||CEI 2103|
|Friday Dec 16 10am-12pm||Nursing||Toldo 110|
Exam and Holiday Hours
CTL will be offering extended support hours in Microsoft Teams through the exam and holiday periods to support instructors with Brightspace. The dates are below:
Saturday December 10 10am-2pm
Sunday December 11 10am-2pm
Saturday December 17 10am-2pm
Sunday December 18 10am-2pm
Friday December 23 10am-2pm
Tuesday December 27 10am-2pm
Wednesday December 28 10am-2pm
Thursday December 29 10am-2pm
Friday December 30 10am-2pm
Monday January 2 10am-2pm
The goal of Faculty Brightspace Champions is to provide support for their peers in their own Faculty, to help the transition to Brightspace.
- Business: Michele Stewart
- Education: Joe Sisco
- Engineering: Jeff Defoe
- FAHSS: Gregg French & Catherine Heard
- Human Kinetics: Andrew Perrotta
- Law: Wissam Aoun
- Nursing: Amanda Mcewen & Rachel Elliott
- Science: Isabelle Barrette-Ng & Kenneth Ng
Course Design Help
If you are interested in taking advantage of the new tools and options Brightspace provides by redesigning your course(s), instructional design help is available by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
Service request or support tickets can be created specifically for assistance with Brightspace at www.uwindsor.ca/brightspace/ticket.