See below for instructions on using Brightspace tools.

How to Login and Access Your Courses

Step-by-step guide

(note: this process has recently changed)

  1. On the Langara homepage, click Log In
  2. Under Students, click on Brightspace
  3. Log in with your Langara email address and password (e.g. jsmith00@mylangara.ca)
  4. Once you have logged in, you will see your Brightspace My Home page; choose a course from the main area of the page

If you are having trouble logging in, contact the IT Service Desk.

Please note: It can take up to 24 hours after registration for a Brightspace course to become available to students. If it has been 24 hours and you still cannot see your course, please contact your instructor.

How to Navigate Through Your Courses

Step-by-step guide

Due to length, these instructions are available in PDF for easier reading.

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How to navigate within your Brightspace courses, and find:

  • Assignments
  • Quizzes
  • Discussions
  • Other course materials

How to Use the Assignments Tool

Step-by-step guide

Due to length, these instructions are available in PDF for easier reading.

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The Assignments tool in Brightspace. How to:

  • Find assignments
  • Submit assignments
  • View feedback and grades

How to Use the Discussions Tool

Step-by-step guide

Due to length, these instructions are available in PDF for easier reading.

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Reading and responding to Discussions in Brightspace. How to:

  • Find Discussions
  • Understand how Discussions are organized
  • Read and post messages
  • Respond to messages
  • Read feedback to your posts

How to Use the Quizzes and Surveys Tools

Step-by-step guide

Due to length, these instructions are available in PDF for easier reading.

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How to do Quizzes and Surveys in Brightspace. All about:

  • Finding your quizzes
  • Completing quizzes
  • Viewing your submissions and seeing your grades
  • Completing surveys

How to Use the Email Tool

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Brightspace email is now send-only

As of December 2019, it is no longer possible to receive email messages in Brightspace. You can still compose and send messages, and your message will be sent from your Langara Office365 email address and sent to your recipient’s Langara email address. Any correspondence from that point will take place within Langara‚Äôs Outlook email system.
Click here for more information.

Using LockDown Browser in Brightspace