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Exploring Brightspace's Quizzes and Question Library Features

Sep 18, 2024 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Registration Deadline: Sep 18, 2024 09:30 AM

Join us for a practical workshop aimed at improving your skills in using OWL Brightspace for quizzes and self-assessments. 

In this workshop you will:  

  • Create various types of quizzes, including multiple-choice, true/false, short answer, and essay questions 
  • Learn how to customize quiz settings in Brightspace to meet specific assessment requirements, including time limits, randomization of questions, and feedback options 
  • Learn to leverage the question library feature in Brightspace to efficiently manage, organize, and reuse quiz questions across multiple assessments 
This is a "hands-on" workshop. To prepare for the workshop, we recommend that you: 
1. Request your OWL Brightspace personal sandbox if you haven't already. 
Request your sandbox at Sandbox access can take up to a week and you'll be notified by email when it's ready.
2. Review the following sections of Western's OWL Brightspace Self-Guided Instructor Training and make note of any question or tasks related to the session description:
  • Phase IV: Assessments (Quizzes and Question Library sections only)  
How to Access Western's Self-Guided Instructor Training:  
  1. Sign into OWL Brightspace at 
  2. On the purple tool bar at the top of the page, select "Help," then choose "Self-Guided Instructor Training." 
Visit for more information about resources for learning to teach with OWL Brightspace!