myCourses is RIT's Learning Management System (LMS). It uses the Brightspace by D2L platform, but is branded as myCourses. Instructors create course materials, deliver the content, and monitor and assess student performance with assignments, quizzes, grades, etc. Students have a central repository of course information, assignments, and expectations to allow for easy access and planning for time management. myCourses can be used in fully online, hybrid/bended, and fully in person courses.
Use Case and Benefits
Automatically add students to your courses based on SIS enrollment with the option to add additional students and support personnel as needed.
Course content and activity instructions can be accessed consistently across courses, for student ease of use and continuity of instruction.
Assignments: A central location to collect assignment files. Build a consistent rubric and quickly score against that rubric.
Quizzes: Automatic grading, randomized quiz banks, timed quizzing, automatic start and stop of quizzes, integrations with textbook publishers.
Discussions: Encourage out of class participation in discussion.
Grades: Pass assignments/quiz scores to the gradebook automatically. Automatic tallying of student overall class grade.