NAIT Brightspace Hub

NAIT uses Brightspace, an intuitive cloud-based Learning Management System (LMS). Find the support that meets your learning needs within the pages of the Brightspace Hub.

Staff Resources

Within this section, you'll find resources tailored for instructors at NAIT to support you in a successful transition. 

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Student Resources

This page is your one-stop destination for all the support students need during our LMS transition to Brightspace. 

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Project Information

Access information about the learning management system (LMS) transition project, including the project's timeline.

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News

July 2, 2024

Interactive H5P Content and Activities in Brightspace

Interactive content and activities significantly enhance student engagement with the course material and foster active learning.

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)

June 27, 2024

Thank you for joining the Brightspace Drop-in Sessions!

Throughout the last two months, 17 Brightspace support drop-in sessions were conducted at the NAIT Institute. These sessions comprised 8 in-person gatherings and 9 virtual meetings. 

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)

June 17, 2024

Understanding Student Engagement through Brightspace Learner Analytics

Brightspace provides several tools to reduce administrative burden while further providing invaluable insights into student learning patterns and behaviors.

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)

June 16, 2024

NEW Brightspace Support Session – June 20

The Learning Technologies team will be onsite in CAT240 between 9am and 11am on June 20. Sign up in the Course Catalogue link in the story below. 

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)

June 10, 2024

Self-Enroll Courses via Brightspace Discover

Brightspace Discover facilitates self-enrollment and course owner approved self-enrollment opportunities for various Brightspace Course Offerings.

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)

June 7, 2024

LMS Utilities Features in Brightspace

Two essential features are available in Brightspace under LMS Utilities option in the Course Navigation Bar: 

Learn more...(Staff Intranet)

June 6, 2024

Understanding Various Brightspace Roles

Behind the scenes of Brightspace a diverse array of roles collaborate to ensure learning experiences are optimal.  Let’s delve into the roles defined within the system:

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)

May 30, 2024

Our Brightspace Journey

We’re almost into June, which means the August 24th launch of Brightspace is fast approaching!

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)

May 22, 2024

Brightspace Support for May and June

Join us for our weekly virtual drop-in sessions throughout May and June, happening every Tuesday. Plus, if you prefer in-person support, we’ve got sessions lined up at Main, Souch, Spruce, and Patricia campuses every Wednesday. 

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)

May 13, 2024

Brightspace Bites: Managing Brightspace Notifications

Did you know that you can customize what Brightspace communications you receive, and how they are sent to you?

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)

May 6, 2024

Are you looking to ensure you are following the correct process within the LMS Transition?

With the rollout of Brightspace, instructional staff should now have everything they need to start migrating their courses and prepare for Fall 2024. 

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)

April 29, 2024

Brightspace Course Provisioning & Official 2024/25 Course Offerings

As part of our ongoing commitment to improving experiences for everyone within the Learning Management System, we've listened to your feedback and made changes to streamline the way courses are set up and developed within the LMS.

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)

April 8, 2024

Key Date for the Brightspace Transition

As we approach the transition from Moodle to Brightspace, we need to collect course information to ensure a seamless migration. At this time, we are looking to identify course sections that start prior to August 24th and end after that date.

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)

March 27, 2024

Moodle Officially Moves to Brightspace!

On March 28, staff will have access to, Moodle master sites migrated into Brightspace, and a self-service tool that can automatically move other Moodle courses into Brightspace.

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)


March 18, 2024

Share Your Thoughts on Brightspace

The survey should take a couple of minutes to complete and will be available until the end of the day, Friday, March 22.

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)


March 12, 2024

Brightspace Bite: Migration Update

We have some exciting updates on the Brightspace transition!   

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)


February 15, 2024

Migration Update

Moving Courses from Moodle to Brightspace.   

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)


February 2, 2024

Brightspace Bites

“Brightspace Bites” is a place for staff to learn cool new tricks and features of Brightspace.

Managing Notifications

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)


January 31, 2024

Brightspace Support Now Available

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our latest offering: Brightspace Support (service provided by D2L).  

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)


January 17, 2024

Brightspace Virtual Training

Brightspace live virtual training program and registration begins this month

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)


December 13, 2023

Brightspace Notifications

Brightspace notifications? Why have I recieved notifiations? 

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)


December 13, 2023

LMS Update: Early Access and Training

All your Brightspace early access and training information.

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)


November 29, 2023

LMS Update: Migration, System Access and Training

Brightspace early preview access, migration details, training resources and more.

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)


November 16, 2023

LMS Transition: Project Update

Our Brightspace LMS Transition project is well underway, and the project team has several updates to share. Explore the newly launched NAIT Brightspace Hub and learn how we’re implementing your feedback to plan for a smooth LMS transition. 

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)


October 25, 2023

Your Voice, Your LMS Transition

A survey was sent to instructors and staff to gather input to support the Brightspace Learning Management System (LMS) implementation plan. Two important topics were addressed:

1) Timing of Access to Brightspace (i.e., login account and sandbox practice course ).
2) Training and Support.

This survey closed on Friday, November 3 at 11:59 p.m.


October 5, 2023

Brightspace Pilot Participants Selected

We would like to thank the NAIT community for the tremendous outpouring of interest to join the Brightspace pilot. The pilot phase is a vital step in gathering insights and feedback from a diverse group of participants. As we move forward, pilot participants will begin their Brightspace training in October and November, and students will access their pilot courses starting in January.

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)


August 31, 2023

What's next in our LMS journey?

In July, we shared an important announcement regarding the transition to D2L’s Brightspace as our learning management system (LMS). Moving from Moodle to Brightspace brings a host of exciting improvements that will enhance the experience for students and staff. 

What’s Next? 

Currently, the LMS Transition Teams are in the initial stages of configuring the new system. Here are some key milestones in the project:  

  • Winter 2024: Pilot begins for selected programs or courses (see more detail below)  
  • September 2024: Full-scale implementation.  

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)


Aug 23, 2023

Spark 2023

We held a session at Spark this year titled “An introduction to D2L Brightspace” and we hope many of you were able to attend. Highlights include an update on the project, an early look at migration, a highlight of key features of D2L Brightspace and how to get support. 


July 7, 2023

NAIT announces Brightspace as its next LMS

In July, we shared an important announcement regarding the transition to D2L’s Brightspace as our learning management system (LMS). Moving from Moodle to Brightspace brings a host of exciting improvements that will enhance the experience for students and staff. The new system is intuitive and easy to use. It will ensure educators, students and staff have everything they need in one consistent platform.  Watch the video to learn more about the vendor and hear directly from NAIT community members who have had the opportunity to test the product.  

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)


June 12, 2023

What you need to know about the LMS project before summer

In our last update, we shared we believed we would be on track with our timeline to have a contract awarded in June. As the project moves forward and we continue to work through the many intricacies involved, we believe the summer is a more probable timeline for sharing information about our new solution.

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)


June 09, 2023

LMS Project Update - June Town Hall

There was an update on the project shared during the June Town Hall. Please visit the recording for more information. 

Learn more... (Staff Intranet)

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