D2L Brightspace
7.5 /10

What is D2L Brightspace?

D2L is the software leader that makes the learning experience better. The company's cloud-based platform - Brightspace - is not a common one-size-fits-all learning management system (LMS). It's easier to use, more flexible, and smart. With Brightspace, you can personalize the experience for every learner to deliver real results.

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D2L Brightspace won the following awards in the Education Learning Management category

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D2L Brightspace Ratings

Real user data aggregated to summarize the product performance and customer experience.
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77 Likeliness to Recommend

95 Plan to Renew

78 Satisfaction of Cost Relative to Value


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Emotional Footprint Overview

+80 Net Emotional Footprint

The emotional sentiment held by end users of the software based on their experience with the vendor. Responses are captured on an eight-point scale.

How much do users love D2L Brightspace?

2% Negative
26% Neutral
72% Positive

Pros

  • Respectful
  • Fair
  • Trustworthy
  • Effective Service

Feature Ratings

Average 79

Online Learning

83

Course Management

81

Analytics and Reporting

80

Instructor Led Training

79

Student Collaboration

79

Assessments and Quizzes

78

Gradebook

78

Content Management

78

Classroom Management

75

Content Creation

73

Vendor Capability Ratings

Average 78

Ease of IT Administration

83

Ease of Data Integration

82

Vendor Support

81

Breadth of Features

80

Quality of Features

79

Ease of Implementation

79

Business Value Created

79

Availability and Quality of Training

77

Product Strategy and Rate of Improvement

76

Usability and Intuitiveness

75

Ease of Customization

75

D2L Brightspace Reviews

Taylor C.

  • Role: Student Academic
  • Industry: Education
  • Involvement: Initial Implementation
Validated Review
Verified Reviewer

Submitted Mar 2024

Fantastic product. Easy implementation.

Likeliness to Recommend

8 /10

What differentiates D2L Brightspace from other similar products?

Easy to use

What is your favorite aspect of this product?

How it is used in the classroom.

What do you dislike most about this product?

Gradebook/markbook

What recommendations would you give to someone considering this product?

Easy to use and implement.

Pros

  • Continually Improving Product
  • Reliable
  • Performance Enhancing
  • Enables Productivity

Júlia A.

  • Role: Consultant
  • Industry: Education
  • Involvement: End User of Application
Validated Review
Verified Reviewer

Submitted Jan 2024

Essential for distance education.

Likeliness to Recommend

10 /10

What differentiates D2L Brightspace from other similar products?

Adaptive Learning and Personalization / Integrated Learning Analytics / Competency-Based Learning / Inclusive Design and Accessibility

What is your favorite aspect of this product?

D2L Brightspace is designed with inclusivity in mind, offering features and tools that promote accessibility for users with diverse needs. This commitment to inclusive design contributes to a more equitable learning environment.

What do you dislike most about this product?

Although D2L Brightspace offers mobile accessibility, some users have noted limitations or inconsistencies in the functionality of the mobile app compared to the desktop version. This can impact the user experience for those primarily using mobile devices.

What recommendations would you give to someone considering this product?

If flexibility and mobile access are crucial for your students, explore the features of Brightspace D2L's mobile applications. This allows students to access course materials on the go.

Pros

  • Helps Innovate
  • Continually Improving Product
  • Reliable
  • Performance Enhancing

Kyle T.

  • Role: Student Academic
  • Industry: Education
  • Involvement: End User of Application
Validated Review
Verified Reviewer

Submitted Apr 2023

Easy to use, common sense layout, basic features.

Likeliness to Recommend

8 /10

What differentiates D2L Brightspace from other similar products?

Compared to other LMS products, Brightspace likely has the most user friendly and common sense structure. For instance, the "Content" section is easy to find and establish my course in.

What is your favorite aspect of this product?

The layout and design of each course is very common sense and user friendly.

What do you dislike most about this product?

There are some functionalities that LMS systems like Canvas can do that Brightspace does not.

What recommendations would you give to someone considering this product?

Brightspace does many things quite well, and if you need a simple and down to earth set up, it may be for you. If you want more advanced features it may be that another system is better.

Pros

  • Performance Enhancing
  • Enables Productivity
  • Unique Features
  • Helps Innovate

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