Brightspace Integrated Tools

Georgia State has integrated these tools into Brightspace, giving teachers more power and flexibility.



TurnItIn automatically detects plagiarized text from assignments and generates reports. It also includes GradeMark, an easy to use and versatile online grading tool. Both integrate with the Brightspace interface to easily provide feedback and grade assignments.Get Started with TurnItIn

Wimba Voice Tools

Wimba Voice is an audio recording tool that can be used in a foreign language course or for any class assignment that contains speech-focused components.Get Started with Wimba

Respondus Quiz Importer

Respondus converts formatted Word documents with test questions into Brightspace compatible files such as quizzes, exams or surveys. This tool helps to quickly create and upload quizzes.


Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor

Respondus LockDown browser creates a secure and controlled testing environment by limiting the actions a student can preform while taking a quiz in the browser, such as navigating to another web page, taking screen shots, or even exiting the browser before the quiz is completed. The LockDown browser is best used in a controlled area, such as campus labs, where use can be monitored.Respondus Monitor, integrated into LockDown browser, allows you to record a student’s test session using their computer’s webcam, either while a student is taking a test at home, or inside a Georgia State computer lab.

Support for Instructors: Create a quiz that Requires LockDown Browser
Setting up a Quiz With Respondus Monitor
Support for Students:
Taking a Quiz that Requires LockDown Browser
Taking a Quiz With Respondus Monitor



Panopto is a video capture software that allows you to record video and PowerPoints during a lecture, and make them accessible directly from Brightspace.

Getting Started:
Install the Panopto Recorder:
Download the Panopto Recorder on Windows
Download the Panopto Recorder on a Mac
Using Panopto: Record a Video on a Windows Computer
Record a Video on a Mac
Create Folders, and Move or Copy Panopto Files


Additional Apps for Brightspace

Brightspace Binder & Grader
Brightspace Binder is an application that allows users to access documents from their Brightspace account and view them on their mobile device. The Grader app allows instructors to download student assignments and grade them on the go, even when not connected to the Internet. To learn more about these apps, read the Exchange blog posts about Brightspace Binder and Grader.

Brightspace Grader: Download and Install on iPad
Brightspace Binder:
Download and Install on iPad
Download and Install on Android



Store your course videos in Kaltura’s digital library, then share them with students straight from the Brightspace interface.
Using Kaltura | More information >

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A real-time virtual environment for course audio and video conferencing. Instructors and students to talk over the Internet, text and video chat online, deliver PowerPoint presentations and share applications and whiteboards.
Collaborate Overview | More information >