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D2L Brightspace Learning Management System

Brightspace Implementation Timeline

Dates are dependent upon SUNY ITEC and D2L resources and are subject to change.

February 2022
  • Sandbox sites now available: register and login to Brightspace
  • This Brightspace guide added to Downstate's Get Help guides
  • High-level information gathering meetings with D2L, SUNY project leaders
March 14 – April 8, 2022
  • Registration opens for training: Learn more here and then Register here.
  • Downstate system admin training
  • SUNY/D2L meets with Downstate to discuss system configuration and users
  • Course template design work
  • Faculty continue exploring  SUNY "sandbox" sites
  • Initial testing for import of course archive from Bb Learn.
April 11 – May 27, 2022

System setup, Preparation for Summer 2022 Pilot: SOHP MW, OT, PA and PT degree programs

  • NetID authentication & Banner integration configured
  • Add-in integration setup begins
  • Blank Su22 courses created; archive  materials from recent versions imported.
  • April 15: Su22 SOHP pilot faculty accounts created
  • SUNY opens faculty training
May 31 – Aug. 26, 2022

Summer 2022:  Pilot Use by SOHP MW, OT, PA and PT degree programs

  • Use by all students/faculty in four SOHP degree programs begins.
  • Orientation to new system for students in pilot programs

Preparation for Fall 2022: All Programs in Nursing, SOHP and SPH

  • SUNY training webinars - register using link on the Training page at left
  • June 1 - 27: Accounts created for faculty, academic support staff.
  • June 1 - 27: CON, SPH, SOHP faculty review, finalize course template
  • June 28 - July 1: Fa22 course offerings created; course building begins.
Aug. 29 – Dec. 23, 2022

Fall 2022: Full Use in Nursing, SOHP and SPH

  • Use of new system by all students/faculty
  • New/continuing student orientation

Preparation for Spring 2023:

  • SUNY training continues for faculty and staff
  • Sept 6 - 23: Faculty review, finalize course template
  • Sept 26: Sp23 course offerings created; course building begins
  • Oct 3:  Accounts, courses created for College of Medicine and other users