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So Much More Than a Learning Management System

Packed with powerful tools, customizable content and best-in-class service and support, Brightspace leaves the limitations of a traditional LMS in the dust. Create personalized learning at scale and help learners realize their true potential with a learning innovation platform that’s evolved as purposefully as education itself.

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The Tools You Need
to Help Transform
Teaching and Learning

Time is not a renewable resource. Protect yours with an easy-to-use platform that can facilitate meaningful feedback and mastery-based progression while supporting every learner’s unique journey.

Deliver Great Results—
No Matter Where, How or Who You Teach

A flexible and powerful learning innovation platform, Brightspace is built for learning at every stage of life—from the earliest days of school to higher education and beyond.

Why Brightspace?

  • Unlock New Possibilities

    Leverage powerful and robust tools made to help educators create more impactful learning experiences.

  • Eliminate Routine Tasks

    Free-up time to focus on what matters most-helping learners unlock their potential.

  • Make Smarter Decisions

    Uncover insight into your data with power analytics right at your fingertips.

  • Educate Anywhere

    Deliver high-quality learning experiences anywhere, anytime, on any device.

  • Reach All Learners

    Deliver a learning experience that meets the needs of all people, regardless of age or ability.

Serves Learners Today,
Evolves With You Tomorrow

Brightspace is packed with features to help you digitize, optimize and transform the learning experience.

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Personalized Demo of Brightspace

Request a demo today and one of our learning technology experts will show you how schools and organizations worldwide are building engaging, collaborative learning experiences for today’s modern learners.

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  • Tailored to your needs
  • Free with no sales pitch
  • Fits within your schedule
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Keep The Tools You Love

Brightspace is built to fit seamlessly with the tools you, your educators and your learners already love—no heartbreak or sacrifice. We offer hundreds of integration options for Brightspace, allowing you to easily create a consistent digital learning experience.

Benefits at a Glance

Built for people who care deeply about helping all learners reach their potential.

  • Access

    Learn at an individual pace, anytime—and on any device.

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  • Personalization

    Engage learners with timely, personalized feedback that supports growth and development.

  • Flexibility

    Teach the way you want (with the tools you love) on a flexible platform you can make your own.

  • Efficiency

    Automate administrative tasks and help free up time to personalize the student learning experience.

  • Transformation

    Easily transform the physical classroom experience into a high-quality online learning experience.

  • Centralize

    Support credit, non-credit and professional development goals on a single platform.

  • Partnership

    Thrive in an educators’ community that grows with you to support the future of learning.

  • Experience

    Reach your institutional/organizational goals faster with a partner that brings more than 20 years of learning expertise.

Harness the Power of Partnership

From migration to course design and everything in between, we’re here to help you maximize your results.

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Learning and Creative Services

We’re here to help you build a transformative learning experience—one of the hardest things you can do. 

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Onboard and Launch

We support a seamless transition to Brightspace with our personalized, people-first approach.

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Customer Success and Technical Support

Once you’re up and running, we’ll help make sure your momentum doesn’t plateau.

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Premium Services

Get premium daily help with Brightspace administration, technical support, and data analysis to take your results to the next level.

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D2L Customers Are Transforming the Way Their Students Learn

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Sinclair Community College

Sinclair Community College

To provide better support for online courses, the college developed Coaching to Complete, an innovative coaching program powered by D2L Brightspace. As a direct result, the college has helped thousands of students improve their grades and increase motivation.

Read the Customer Story about Sinclair Community College
“Brightspace took care of routine messaging, reminders, and nudges, and allowed the coach and I to concentrate on the real work of coaching struggling students.” Brad West Professor, Business Information Systems, Sinclair Community College Read the Customer Story about Sinclair Community College
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University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo builds on remote-learning best practices, enriching in-person courses with video content and finding success with flexible learning opportunities.

Read the Customer Story about University of Waterloo
“For people teaching teachers and administrators, Brightspace has the right feeling. It allows you to honor what an individual is bringing to the table. It gives you the tools to craft your course in the way that you want to.” Jennifer Harriton-Wilson Education Technology Coordinator, PNW BOCES Read the Customer Story about PNW BOCES
Canadian Professional Sales Association CPSA

Canadian Professional Sales Association (CPSA)

By harnessing D2L Brightspace, CPSA has successfully moved to an online model and built partnerships with postsecondary education providers across the country.

Read the Customer Story about Canadian Professional Sales Association (CPSA)
“When I first talked to D2L about our reporting requirements, I thought what I was describing was a dream… When we saw the final version of the custom reports they built for us, we were literally dancing around the office because we realized what a complete game changer it was for our business.” Connie Ryan Founder of the Professional Development Institute Read the Customer Story about Professional Development Institute (PDI)
Brightspace 2022 SIIA CODiE Award Winner

Award Winner

  • Best Customer Education LMS
  • Best Emerging Technology for Administrators
  • Best Learning Management System


Frequently Asked Questions

  • We currently partner with more 1,100 international organizations, including The State University of New York, Southern New Hampshire University, The New York City Department of Education, Gwinnett County Public Schools, the American Nurses Association, Colliers International, Accenture, PWC, CIPD, ISC2, PNC bank, Grant Thorton, the Canada School of Public Service, the University of Cape Town and Purdue University Global.

  • You don’t have to sacrifice any of your current tools to use Brightspace—it’s an entirely plug-and-play LMS. We were the first commercial LMS certified for IMS Basic Learning Tools Interoperability and IMS Learning Information Services (LIS), and we currently lead the industry in IMS Global certifications. With Brightspace, it’s possible to seamlessly mix and match multiple applications within your institution’s digital learning ecosystem. Our commitment to IMS Global product certifications and open standards also means you get more choice and flexibility to connect Brightspace with thousands of products to create a seamless user experience and enhance data privacy.

  • Moving existing courses in your current LMS to Brightspace isn’t difficult. Our bulk migration tools make it easy to move hundreds—or hundreds of thousands—of courses in a single batch. That migration process can efficiently run behind the scenes of your system at night—with no manual effort required. Additionally, you’ll have the support of our change management experts, who can make switching to Brightspace a breeze.

  • D2L Brightspace is packed with features, but if you want to extend its functionality the following add-ons can be purchased:

    • Course Merchant – An integrated course registration storefront. It helps your organization market course offerings or training programs to a broad audience of learners.
    • Video Assignments and Virtual Classroom – Video Assignments and Virtual Classroom form a holistic video assessment solution that fosters a more active learning experience.
Powerful Alone, but Even Better Together

Powerful Alone, but Even Better Together

  • Improve learner outcomes and performance with adaptive learning and advanced analytics tools.

  • Support educators in the efficient development of better learning experiences through engaging course content.

  • Whether you’re a first-time or a long-term customer, our services and support can be personalized to your needs to ensure success at every step.

Getting Started With Brightspace Is Easy

Our team is ready to help you reshape the future of learning.


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