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Support Videos

The Greater Essex County District School Board understands that a transition to online learning can be challenging for students.  As such, the following videos and instructions have been created to support students in learning how to use the virtual learning environment, Brightspace by D2L. Videos and PDF instructions will be added and updated to further support students. 

For more information on eLearning programs talk to your guidance counselor or call David Gomes, District eLearning Contact - 519-255-3200  ext. 10226.

e-Learning Student Orientation

‚Äč‚ÄčThis student orientation video will give you a general overview of some of the essential things you need to do to be successful in an online course, such as logging into your course, accessing the lessons, emailing your teacher, and submitting assignments.  

The videos below can be used to learn more in depth about different options and feature within Brightspace, the learning management system we use for our online courses.‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč
Episode #01
‚ÄčLogin to Brightspace
Episode #02
‚ÄčUpdate Your Profile and Notifications
Episode #03
‚ÄčLink Your Office 365 Account
Episode #04
‚ÄčAccessing Your Courses
Episode #05
‚ÄčNavigating the Course Homepage
Episode #06
‚ÄčEmailing in Brightspace
Episode #07
‚ÄčModify your Email Settings
Episode #08
‚ÄčInstant Messaging in Brightspace
Episode #09
‚ÄčAccessing Lessons in Brightspace
Episode #10
‚ÄčJoining the Discussion
Episode #11
‚ÄčDiscussion Do's and Don'ts