More than 550 students from 36 area high schools gathered at UB's Knox Hall in March 2023 for the 16th Model United Nations. Patrick McDevitt, UB associate professor of history; Fulbright program adviser and academic director of the University Honors College, delivered the keynote address. Photographer: Douglas Levere.

Brightspace Guides for Instructors

This webpage is a hub for helpful instructor guides and training as the transition to Brightspace continues.

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Available Guides

  • Best Practices for Using UB Learns
    UB Learns powered by Brightspace is a very powerful tool that helps promote student learning and success and helps instructors efficiently manage the administrative aspects of teaching. The following best practices address aspects related to instructor usage of UB Learns and augment course design best practices.

Winter & Spring 2024 Courses

Training Sessions

Current Opportunities

Fall Into Teaching Series

Fall Into Teaching is our teaching support series taking place throughout the fall semester each academic year. These training sessions address a variety of teaching topics and are designed to support you as you strive for student success in your courses at UB.


Past Opportunities

Past Training Recordings

Recordings from past Brightspace training sessions are a great way to learn Brightspace at a time and pace that works best for you.