Learning Management System: CourseSpaces

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NOTE: Brightspace will replace CourseSpaces for fall 2020 as UVic’s central hub for teaching and learning. 


CourseSpaces is a web-based environment whose primary purpose is to enhance the teaching and learning experiences by making them more flexible.

CourseSpaces enables instructors and administrators to:

  • make course content available online
  • create individual and collaborative learning activities
  • communicate with students
  • track student progress
  • provide students with feedback

CourseSpaces enables students to:

  • access, interact with and contribute to course content
  • engage in individual and collaborative learning activities
  • communicate with instructors and peers
  • track their own progress or obtain feedback on their learning activities

Who can use this service?

  • Faculty
  • Students
  • Staff
  • Departments

How do I request or access this service?

CourseSpaces course shells can be requested the same way as Moodle course shells: via the UVic portal (for instructors) or via OLSA (for departmental administrative staff). For step-by-step instructions, please visit  http://www.uvic.ca/til/coursespaces/request/guide/index.php

What is the cost for this service?

This service is provided free of charge.

When is this service available?

CourseSpaces is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except during scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. You can be informed of service interruptions by subscribing to Informed.

How do I get help with this service?

For assistance with this service, please contact the Computer Help Desk:

Telephone: 250-721-7687
In person: Locations & hours