* NOTE: Some of these apps require you to sign in with your University of Calgary CAS credentials (eID or IT username). If you are enrolled in the Continuing Education program or are using a D2L administrator/ guest account, you may not be able to log in to use the app.
Brightspace Pulse is an app that helps students find out what’s new and what’s next. They can use it to stay up to date and prepared by unifying course calendars, assignments, grades, and news during the busiest times.
Pulse is available for download on your mobile device’s app store:
Binder is a notebook app for iPad, Windows and Android tablets. The web version is available at https://web.binder.desire2learn.com/ It integrates with your D2L Brightspace courses, so your course content can be taken with you – even offline – and you can add your own notes to the files. The Binder app requires an EduDentity account.
For instructors – Assignment Grader is an app for iPad that lets you grade assignments that have been submitted via the Dropbox feature in your D2L Brightspace courses. Assignments can be saved for offline use, allowing instructors to shorten the turnaround time for grading and feedback and work at their own pace when providing simple text, audio, or video feedback on downloaded assignments.
ePortfolio is a mobile application to let you add content to your ePortfolio. You can add photos, videos, or audio using your phone’s camera, or manage content in your ePortfolio. Click here for login details.