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Online Learning

The College of Arts and Sciences online learning can help you design courses, improve existing course content and learn how to use UB-supported online tools to develop engaging classes and videos.

Online Tools

UB offers a variety of tools to aid your teaching needs. This collection of online tools is designed to help you explore and create exceptional courses. These include on-demand training, online resources and 24/7 support.

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UB Learns powered by Brightspace is the new online Learning Management System (LMS) for faculty to create, deliver and manage course content. It can also monitor participation and measure performance among students. 

Note: "UB Learns" and "Brightspace" is language that is often used interchangeably.

On-Demand Training

Learn how to get started, engage students in class, assess student learning and master best practices to conduct your courses.

Getting started

Start creating courses in UB Learns when you learn to access, identify and navigate the global settings and features.

Course Organization

These guides will help you create modules and add materials to enhance the teaching and learning experience.

Assessment and Grading

Choosing the appropriate assessment method and tool is an important step benefiting students and instructors.

Engaging with Students

Effective engagement can go a long way toward building strong relationships between students and instructors. 

Helpful Accessibility Resources:

Download our Microsoft Word and PowerPoint templates for step-by-step instructions on making your Word documents and PowerPoint presentations accessible and unlocking your content for everyone, including people with disabilities.

Common Questions

Have more UB Learns questions?

Find answers to the most commonly asked questions about UB Learns powered by Brightspace on the Brightspace FAQs for Instructors website, or contact Jay Stockslader, Director of Online Learning and Continuing Education.

UB Online Learning Resources

Set your students up for success with these helpful resources.

UB Teach Anywhere

Teach Anywhere will help you navigate the comprehensive resources that UB has, helping to ensure your success in teaching online or in the classroom. 

College Support

You can find support every step of the way. Here are a few support resources unique to the College of Arts and Sciences.

Online Learning and Continuing Education

The College provides hundreds of academic courses online each year. Contact Jay Stockslader, Dirtector of Online Learning and Continuing Education, to discuss how to offer your class online, learn more about instructional design, or develop an online degree program.

CAS Educational Technology (CASet)

CASet provides comprehensive information technology services and support to the College. CASet partners with faculty and staff to meet instructional, research and administrative needs by servicing and consulting on matters relating to technology.

Log in using your UBIT name and password

Office of Curriculum, Assessment and Teaching Transformation

The University at Buffalo Office of Curriculum, Assessment and Teaching Transformation (CATT) provides leadership and support for delivering and assessing 21st-century instruction across physical and digital learning environments.

Other UB Online Tools and Support

Visit UB Information Technology (UBIT) Faculty Technology Guide and Student Technology Guide to explore and learn how and help students use other digital tools.

Ask Virtual Vic, the virtual assistant, your IT questions for 24/7 support.