Reusing NYU Classes Course Content in NYU Brightspace
Learn how instructor-created content from NYU Classes has moved to NYU Brightspace for you to reuse in your current and future courses.
Instructor-created content from 2019-2021 NYU Classes course sites has moved into NYU Brightspace as reference material, where you may choose to reuse it to build your new NYU Brightspace course sites. It is important to note that this content has been moved into a corresponding NYU Brightspace “Reference Sites” under the equivalent term — content from a Spring 2020 NYU Classes course site has been moved into a corresponding Spring 2020 NYU Brightspace reference site; it will not be moved into a live NYU Brightspace course site, so action is required on your part if you choose to reuse this content.
Note: Student-created content (e.g., discussion boards entries or messages), submissions, or grades will not be moved in NYU Brightspace.
Reference sites contain the content from your corresponding NYU Classes course sites, including, but not limited to:
- Tests & Quizzes
If you choose to reuse any of this “reference” content, you can copy it into your current or future courses in NYU Brightspace. See the Copy from Another Site ServiceLink article for more information.
Note: Depending on the tools and types of content you used in your NYU Classes course sites, there may be a number of “exceptions” to what can be successfully transitioned into NYU Brightspace. See the Tool-Level Exceptions and Reports section below for more information.
Should you wish to move content from NYU Classes course sites prior to Spring 2019, a self-service tool is available for you to do so on demand. For more information, see the following NYU Servicelink article: Self-Service Course Migration Overview.
No transition of content from one platform to another will be perfect. Depending on the tools and types of content you used in your NYU Classes course site(s), there may be a number of “exceptions” that you should be aware of and may need to address. To make this process easier, please see your course's Reference Site Status Report, which will display on the homepage of your Reference Site. The report will detail any issues with the content of your site and how to remediate them, prior to copying that content into your live course offerings.
The full list of possible tool-level exceptions is available here:
Will my NYU Classes content be automatically moved?
Yes, course content from 2019-2021 has been moved to NYU Brightspace automatically as reference materials under the equivalent term. Please note this migration does not include student submissions.
How many semesters of content will be migrated?
Content for courses taught in fall 2019-onwards has automatically moved to NYU Brightspace. Content from 2018-onwards will be available to move using the NYU Classes self-service mover tool.
How long do I have access to my information in NYU Classes?
You will have access to NYU Classes through August 15th, 2023, after which content will be available by request.
Will I be able to modify the contents of my NYU Classes course within NYU Brightspace?
Yes. You’ll be able to review/edit your migrated course content within your corresponding reference site and copy what you need into your current/future NYU Brightspace course offering(s).
Will student submissions come over from NYU Classes into NYU Brightspace?
No. Previous student content in NYU Classes will not be moved to NYU Brightspace.