Communications - LMS Implementation

Announcement: Brightspace UWindsor's New LMS
Method of Communication To / Target From Date of Communication Message
CTL website - LMS Review  Campus community & public CTL August 12, 2022  
CTL website - New Project Site Campus community & public CTL August 12, 2022  
Faculty/staff/sessionals mass email - Provost Office Faculty & staff Provost Office August 13, 2022 Brightspace chosen as the new LMS
Student mass email - Provost Office  Students Provost Office August 13, 2022 Brightspace chosen as the new LMS
Daily News Campus community & public UWindsor August 15, 2022 Brightspace chosen as the new LMS
Social media UWindsor  Faculty, staff & students UWindsor August 15, 2022 Brightspace chosen as the new LMS
Social media GATA GATAs GATA Network August 15, 2022 Brightspace chosen as the new LMS
Social media OOL Faculty & staff OOL August 16, 2022 Brightspace chosen as the new LMS
Social media Student Experience Faculty, staff & students Student Experience August 16, 2022 Brightspace chosen as the new LMS
Social media Student Unions Student unions Student unions  August 16, 2022 Brightspace chosen as the new LMS
Social media ISC  International students ISC August 19, 2022 Brightspace chosen as the new LMS
CTL Newsletter Faculty & staff CTL September 1, 2022 Brightspace chosen as new LMS
Pilot, Training, and Implementation Announcements
Method of Communication To / Target From Date of Communication Message
Email Instructor volunteers for pilot CTL August 19, 2022 Participation confirmation
Email Instructor volunteers for pilot CTL August 26, 2022 Participation confirmation
Email Instructors with full year courses CTL September 2, 2022 Inform of Collab recording for Winter
Email Studens in pilots courses Brightspace September 7, 2022 Inform of course in Brightspace, how to log in, find a course with resources link. Also, expectation about the pilot.
Email Faculties & Deparments Brightpsace September Awareness for new LMS, offered info session for faculties & departments
Info Sheet (info sessions distributions) Faculty & Staff  Brightspace Project Implementation Team  September 30, 2022 Inform of new LMS, sandbox sites, training, Teams replacing Collaborate, resources, & course migration
CTL Newsletter Faculty & staff CTL October 1, 2022 Inform of new LMS, training, resources, course migration & support for transition
Daily News Campus community & public UWindsor October 6, 2022 Brightspace sandboxes, training & migration plan
Facebook - UWindsor Main Faculty, staff & students UWindsor October 6, 2022 Brighspace Training now available for instructors
Twitter - UWindsor  Faculty, staff & students UWindsor October 6, 2022 Brighspace Training now available for instructors
Social media Student Experience Faculty, staff & students Student Experience October 6, 2022 Brightspace in the new LMS starting in Winter
Info Sheet update  Faculty & Staff  Brightspace Project Implementation Team  October 20, 2022 Campus-wide launch new LMS, sandbox sites, training, Teams replacing Collaborate, resources, & course migration
Email Faculty & Staff  Brightspace October 28, 2022 Training available including departmental training, & resources
CTL Newsletter Faculty & staff CTL November 1, 2022 Training, Leganto/Brightspace Workshop, resources & migration plan
Email Faculty & staff Brightspace November 03, 2022 Migration of organizational sites
Daily News Campus community & public UWindsor November 10, 2022 Mid-point of Brightspace pilot, info sessions, course migration, underway with training & resources
Bookmarks Campus Community  Brightspace Project Implementation Team November 16, 2022
Daily News  Campus community & public UWindsor November 18, 2022 Brightspace Winter Course Shells Available
Facebook - Engineering Faculty, staff & students Engineering November 28, 2022 Brightspace Workshop for GA/TAs with info about transition to Brightspace
Student Experience Newsletter Undergrad Students Student Experience November 28, 2022 Brightspace Showcase Pop-Up Invite
Daily News Campus community & public UWindsor November 28, 2022 Brightspace Showcase Pop-Up Announcement/invite
Facebook - UWindsor Main Faculty, staff & students UWindsor November 28, 2022 Brightspace Showcase Pop-Up Announcement/invite
Twitter - UWindsor Main Faculty, staff & students UWindsor November 28, 2022 Brightspace Showcase Pop-Up Announcement/invite
Facebook - ISC Faculty, staff & students ISC November 28, 2022 Brightspace Showcase Pop-Up Announcement/invite
In-Person Event Students Project Team  November 29, 2022 Brightspace Showcase Pop-Up event in the CAW Commons, providing key info about logging in & resources, platform demonstrations. Visistors receveed bookmarks and cookies
CTL Newsletter Faculty & staff CTL December 1, 2022 Resources, training including departmental training, GA/TA workshops, & support
Email Sessional Instructors Brightspace December 2, 2022 New Training times added
Email Students Brightspace December 13, 2022 Winter Semester Courses in Brightspace and Resources
Facebook - CTL Followers & Public CTL December 14, 2022 Morris on the Move Album
Student Experience Newsletter Undergrad Students Student Experience December 14, 2022 Winter Courses will be in Brightspace
Daily News  Campus community & public UWindsor December 14, 2022 Brightspace Quiz Contest
Facebook - UWindsor Main Faculty, staff & students UWindsor December 14, 2022 Brightspace Quiz Contest
Twitter - UWindsor Main Faculty, staff & students UWindsor December 14, 2022 Brightspace Quiz Contest
KBA Ask.UWindsor.ca Students Ask.UWindsor December 15, 2022 Inclusion of 16 new knowledge-based articles 
Daily News Campus community & public UWindsor December 16, 2022 Morris on the Move - CTL Twitter Takeover
Daily News Campus community & public UWindsor December 16, 2022 Brightspace Quiz Winner Announcement
UWindsor.ca main homepage Campus community & public UWindsor December 16, 2022 Homepage banner - Ready for Launch D2L Brightspace - New Learning Management System starting in Winter semester (Ended in January)
Twitter - CTL Followers & Public CTL December 19, 2022 Morris Take Over - Hour long Brightspace Tips
ISC Newsletter International Students ISC December 21, 2022 Winter Courses will be in Brightspace
Daily News Campus community & public UWindsor December 22, 2022 Support for Winter Move
Email WinterAcademy GA/TA Email CTL December 22, 2022 Training availability & Resources
Tech Talk Students Brightspace December 22, 2022 Basic Navigation of platform 
Email Faculty & Staff  Brightspace December 22, 2022 Reminder - Winter Semester Brightspace & Holiday Support
Email Students Brightspace December 22, 2022 Reminder - Winter Semester Courses in Brightspace and Resources
Instragram - UWindsor Main Faculty, staff & students UWindsor December 22, 2022 ICYMI Reminder - Winter Semester Courses in Brightspace, have a look over the break, with resources
Facebook - UWindsor Main Faculty, staff & students UWindsor December 22, 2022 ICYMI Reminder - Winter Semester Courses in Brightspace, have a look over the break, with resources
Twitter - UWindsor Main Faculty, staff & students UWindsor December 22, 2022 ICYMI Reminder - Winter Semester Courses in Brightspace, have a look over the break, with resources
Facebook - ISC  Faculty, staff & students ISC December 22, 2022 Reminder - Winter Semester Courses in Brightspace
Instagram - ISC Faculty, staff & students ISC December 22, 2022 Reminder - Winter Semester Courses in Brightspace
Instragram - UWindsor Main Faculty, staff & students UWindsor December 28, 2022 Reminder - Winter Semester Courses in Brightspace, & resources
Facebook - UWindsor Main Faculty, staff & students UWindsor December 28, 2022 Reminder - Winter Semester Courses in Brightspace
Email Students Brightspace January 3, 2023 Reminder - Winter Semester Courses in Brightspace and Resources
Email Faculty & Staff  Brightspace January 3, 2023 Turnitin Announcement & Training
Daily News Campus community & public UWindsor January 4, 2023 Turnitin Announcement & Training
Webinar Faculty & Staff  Vendor Hosted January 4, 2023 Turnitin Training 
Posters & Bookmarks Registar's Office Visitors Project Team  January 5, 2023 Brightspace - log in, resources, and help
Posters & Bookmarks Campus High-traffic areas Project Team  January 6, 2023 Brightspace - log in, resources, and help
Email Faculty, Sessional Instructors & Staff Brightspace January 6, 2023 Turn on Courses, training, help & resources 
CTL Newsletter Faculty & staff CTL January 9, 2023 Training, Resources, Drop-In Hours & Turnitin
Daily News  Campus community & public UWindsor January 10, 2023 Drupal Content Editors asked to update their websites
ISC Newsletter International Students ISC January 10, 2023 Brightspace used for Winter semester, resources available
Daily News  Campus community & public UWindsor January 11, 2023 Brightspace - Student resources, and help
Student Experience Newsletter Undergrad Students Student Experience January 11, 2023 Brightspace support available
Instragram - UWindsor Main Faculty, staff & students UWindsor January 11, 2023 DYK - Brightspace support available
Facebook - UWindsor Main Faculty, staff & students UWindsor January 11, 2023 DYK - Brightspace support available

Faculty Specific Drop-Ins

Date/Time Faculty Location
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 3012 NEW!
Friday Dec 16 10am-12pm Nursing Toldo 110