Hybrid learning is the new norm in education. Today, students have access to information and knowledge at their fingertips, so teachers need to provide engaging and effective teaching strategies that combine both online and offline activities. Microsoft Teams has been a game changer for collaboration in the classroom. We are so excited to share about the availability of Microsoft Teams LTI apps in Brightspace LMS.
Now you can make the most of your hybrid learning setup with your organization’s existing Brightspace Learning Management System and Microsoft Teams. Teams LTI apps are now integrated with Brightspace LMS, meaning that any instructor or student in a course will be able to access, schedule and manage Meetings from their LMS app itself. It combines Microsoft’s collaboration and productivity tools with the power of your LMS capabilities, to deliver an unparalleled classroom experience.
Sync your Brightspace LMS course with Teams Classes
Teams Classes LTI app enables educators to sync their Brightspace course with Teams classes. Educators can set up a Teams chat & collaboration space for each course. With the Class Teams LTI app, educators and students will be able to navigate seamlessly more easily between Teams and their course in Brightspace. Capabilities will include:
The app allows an educator to create a Class Team with the proper user roles within Brightspace LMS course using the enrollment roster. It allows users to follow Teams admin and LMS privacy policies during Class Team creation.
It lets educators and students access their Class Teams within the Brightspace LMS course or Teams.
It provides support across desktop, mobile, and web platforms.
NEW: You can see Teams notifications in Brightspace LMS.
NEW: You can create Teams posts within Brightspace LMS.
Please refer to the following resources for deployment:
Schedule and join video meetings from Brightspace LMS
Teams meetings LTI app empowers educators and students to access and schedule Teams meetings for the class directly from Brightspace using desktop, mobile, or web platforms. The Meetings LTI app will help educators and students more easily integrate class meetings into their course work. Capabilities will include:
Schedule individual or recurring meetings within the course in the Brightspace LMS and set meeting options (based on tenant policies)
Join or edit the details of a Teams meeting from the course in the Brightspace LMS (deep link into Teams)
NEW: Schedule channel meetings associated with a Team
To help you prepare for deploying this integration, we have provided the following resources:
Sign up to our interest form to get started and receive email updates. If you would like deployment assistance, please visit our scheduling form and select LTI Integrations Deployment to book a convenient day and time that works best for you and your team, including your Brightspace administrator and your Microsoft tenant administrator.
Still have questions? Join our weekly LTI Open Office Hours with our LMS Integrations team. To attend, join our Teams Meeting during the following times: