Learning Management

Services and tools for supporting course materials and student engagement in teaching and learning activities.


Brightspace is UAlbany's enterprise learning management system. All courses are hosted on Brightspace.  Log in to access your course.

Brightspace - new DLE draft

Brightspace delivers a robust and evolving set of tools for teaching and learning in the online/digital space.  This collection of integrated and interoperable capabilities comprises the digital learning environment (DLE). 


Create, edit and post multimedia course content and deliver high quality media streaming to your students.  Seamlessly embed your videos in Brightspace, create quizzing, set up live streaming, and more.


VoiceThread is a "multimedia discussion board" tool that enables instructors and students to interact with course content and each other in a dynamic engaging way by connecting audio/video comments and other media files to the online conversation. VoiceThread is seamlessly integrated with Brightspace, for single click access to VoiceThread.  Instructors can grade VoiceThread assignments within VoiceThread and grades are automatically transferred to Brightspace grade book.

Zoom for Teaching

Zoom is a cloud solution that offers video, audio, and wireless screen-sharing experience. The software allows users access to audio conferencing, video conferencing, online meetings, group messaging and web conferencing service in the cloud.

Web Hosting Services

Infrastructure services specific to content management systems, portals, web analytics, and URL management.

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