About BrightspaceOpen allClose allWhy did Brunel choose Brightspace? Why are we doing this now during the pandemic?What are the benefits of using Brightspace?Who are D2L?What are the main benefits of Brightspace over Blackboard? Implementation planningOpen allClose allCan I continue to use Blackboard Learn instead? How will my teaching change?How will training on Brightspace be provided?Does Brightspace have all the tools we had in Blackboard? Will the system be updated and will there be downtimes?Preparation and migration of course content Open allClose allIs there anything I can do to prepare in advance?Will Brightspace allow me to build interactive materials for my students?Will all aspects of Learning and Teaching take place in Brightspace?Will I lose the course content that I currently use?Will I still be able to use the tools that were previously available through Blackboard Learn?Will Templates be available?Can we copy existing modules as a whole from Blackboard to Brightspace?Your technical questionsOpen allClose allCan the module leader send a message to a whole class?Can groups be created outside of Brightspace and then imported?When will I need to start using Brightspace?Can students self-enrol in their own groups? What information is available to analyse student engagement? Can students who are not engaging be automatically emailed? Can you edit documents without having to download and upload?Can you add multiple ppt files at the same time?How do I add a weblink? How does Brightspace interact with Wiseflow? How will Brightspace handle reading lists from Talis? Will students be able to post comments and messages on teaching materials? How does Brightspace interact with SITs?Other informationOpen allClose allHow will I be kept informed?Do other UK universities use Brightspace?