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The new Learning Management System at AU

Brightspace is the new Learning Management System (LMS) at Aarhus University. The new LMS will be used from the autumn semester 2021. Blackboard will still be used until the end of the spring semester 2021.

All educators and administration employees will be given acces to Brightspace starting from april 2021. This to provide enough time to become comfortable using and creating content in the new system before the autumn semester. Below you will find guides for the various functions in Brightspace to help you get started. This list is currently being developed and new guides will be added as they become ready.

Introduction to Brightspace

Brief walkthrough of Brightspace

Technical guides for Brightspace:


Alphabetical overview

You can find guides based on the titles of the guides in the alphabetical list above or, if you are not quite sure which guide you are looking for, you can choose one of the categories below that will steer in the right direction based on your needs. The categories contain the same guides as the alphabetical list.

Timetable for the implementation of Brightspace

  • December 1st 2020
    2nd round of pilot tests begins and will run through the spring semester.
  • April 2021
    All educators and administrative employees gain access to Brightspace.
  • Spring 2021
    CED will offer courses and workshops for Brightspace for both educators and administrative employees
  • August 2021
    Students will be given access to Brightspace and the system will begin to be used all over AU

Read more about the implementation of the new LMS.