D2L Brightspace is the online course management system used by Normandale Community College and all other Minnesota State schools.

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Pinned Article D2L Brightspace Data Retention and Purge Schedule

D2L Brightspace purge process and state knowledge article.

Pinned Article D2L Demonstration Course

The D2L Demonstration course is designed to familiarize you with D2L Brightspace. This course is not part of your official schedule at Normandale, but will help you be successful in each of your scheduled courses.

Brightspace Pulse App: Access D2L Courses

The Brightspace Pulse app. Available on Android and iOS, this app allows you to check in to your courses that utilize D2L Brightspace even when you’re on the go.

Create a D2L Development Course, add colleagues if desired

Instructors will be able to request a ‘Development Course’ in D2L that can be used for building a new course or trying new tools/features. Instructors are limited to 10 development courses.

D2L "Broken Links" tool for Instructors

This article describes for Instructors what the "Broken Links" tool in D2L refers to, and how to investigate broken links.

D2L automatically scrolls to the bottom on my homepage or course page

D2L page scrolling down the page. Log into your Office 365 account via the Request Help widget.

Getting Started with D2L Brightspace

D2L Brightspace is the primary online tool that you will use to access course materials whether you are in a face-to-face, hybrid, or participating in a fully online course. Here are a few tips you should know to help you get started.

Instructors: How to make your course Pulse-friendly in 3 simple steps

This page shows Instructors how to ensure that their course is optimized for student use of the "Brightspace Pulse" app.

Students using Chromebooks with Respondus Lockdown Browser

Students using Chromebooks with Respondus Lockdown Browser

What is a Combined D2L Course?

This article describes how instructors might use a "combined" D2L course to streamline content between multiple sections of the same course, with the same instructor, in the same semester.