Brightspace LMS Review
March 06, 2021

Brightspace LMS Review

Ai Ashe | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with Brightspace

Brightspace is a learning management system used by the college in all aspects of managing student learning, student achievement, student communication and teacher training.
  • Creating and organizing assignments
  • Able to upload files of all types
  • Manage calendar
  • Student reminders of work due via built in calendar
  • Editing assignments: too many steps, can be more streamlined
  • Courses are presented the same for instructors and learners. Instructors have to use 'student view' to see course from learners' point of view. Must click a button to deactivate
  • Using the built in course management system to create modules can be challenging
  • Students and instructors can get confused with the interface. There might be a slight learning curve
  • Not everything is intuitive. Therefore some instructors are slow to adopt.
  • Grading features may have a slight learning curve for instructors new to LMS.
This is the only other LMS I've used other than Schoology. I used Blackboard many years ago.

Do you think D2L Brightspace delivers good value for the price?

Not sure

Are you happy with D2L Brightspace's feature set?


Did D2L Brightspace live up to sales and marketing promises?

I wasn't involved with the selection/purchase process

Did implementation of D2L Brightspace go as expected?

I wasn't involved with the implementation phase

Would you buy D2L Brightspace again?


Even though [Brightspace] has some cons the pros outweigh the cons. I would recommend this to a colleague.

D2L Brightspace Feature Ratings

Course authoring
Learning content
Mobile friendly
Progress tracking & certifications
Learning administration
Learning reporting & analytics
Social learning