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Key Dates

 

  • November 2017 - start of consultation, tendering and evalution process for DIT's new VLE 
  • July 2018 - DIT Senior Leadership Team ratify selection of Brightspace as DIT's new VLE
  • September 2018 - LTTC staff attend start-of-year School meetings to advise of new VLE
  • 5 October 2018 - email invitation to all DIT staff to get involved in Brightspace Pilot
  • 15 October 2018 - Project kick-off day - full day of engagement between DIT and D2L Brightspace, DIT Aungier Street
  • 25 and 26 October 2018 - Administrator training for DIT staff involved in initial Brightspace implementation
  • 2 November 2018 - Brightspace "Preparing for Pilots" session for DIT staff involved in delivering Brightspace pilots
  • 29 and 30 November 2018 - Instructor training by Brightspace for DIT staff involved in delivering Brightspace pilots
  • 3 December 2018 - Piloting of Brightspace by DIT staff begins
  • 1 January 2019 - DIT merges with IT Tallaght and IT Blanchardstown to form Technological University Dublin, Brightspace now becomes the new VLE for TU Dublin - City Campus
  • December - January 2018 - Ongoing training and support for staff involved in Brightspace pilots
  • 28 January 2019 - Start of Semester 2 - Brightspace PILOT modules become available to appropriate students
  • 20 and 21 March 2019 - Instructor training by Brightspace for TU Dublin - City Campus staff
  • February - June 2019 - Ongoing training and support for all TU Dublin - City Campus staff
  • 19 August 2019 - webcourses / Blackboard ceases at TU Dublin - make sure you understand the implications of this
  • 26 August 2019 - Shell modules for use in teaching in 2019-20 will be available under "2019-20" tab in Brightspace
  • 26 August 2019 - Full instructions on getting started with teaching in 2019-20 will be available from www.dit.ie/brightspace
  • Monday 2nd September 2019 - Official  Go-Live Date for Brightspace at TU Dublin City Campus