Adding Teaching Assistants, Graders & Other Faculty to Brightspace Courses

Adding users to your courses is an easy task. Learn how to add teaching assistants, graders, and other faculty to your Brightspace courses.

Add Participants (Other Instructors, Graders, Teaching Assistants):

  1. Log into your Brightspace course shell
  2. Select “Course Tools” in the navigation bar
  3. Select “Roster”
  4. Select the “Add Participants” button drop-down
  5. Click “Add existing users”
  6. Under the Add Existing Users section, type the last name – preferably the NetID – of the individual to be added and click on the magnifying glass (or hit Enter/Return)
    • IMPORTANT* – make sure you are adding the correct user to your course
  7. Place a checkmark in the first column next to the user’s name
  8. In the “Role” column, select a role from the “Select a Role” drop-down
    • Choices are:
      • BRO – Instructor (Non-Cascading) – will have full access to everything in the course
      • BRO – Grader (Non-Cascading) – will have access to all content and grading capabilities
      • BRO – Teaching Assistant (Non-Cascading) – will only have access to course content
  9. In the “Section” Column (if present), you will want to select from the “Select a Section” drop-down the course you are currently trying to add the person to. This is primarily for courses that have been merged
  10. Select the “Enroll Select Users” button to submit the request

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Posted: August 21, 2023