Online Course Delivery

Using an online course delivery tool will improve communication with your students, and will also give you cost effective options for making your syllabus, assignments, and other information available to your students. Graceland uses two online course delivery tools: My Graceland ( and Brightspace by D2L (

Step One: Contact the Lead Teacher to Determine the Best Online Course Delivery Tool for Your Course
Check with the Lead Teacher for your course. He/She can let you know how the course has been handled in the past and what seemed to work best. 

Step Two: Set Up Your Course
If the course has previously been created in Brightspace, contact ITS to make a copy for you (641-784-5167). They can also assist you in updating the course with your own information. He'll need the following information:

  • (Your course) Your Name, Course Number, Section Number, Term/Year
  • (Previous course to be copied) Name of instructor, Course Number, Term/Year

Step Three: Your Login
Brightspace and My Graceland use your Graceland network username, which is the beginning of your Graceland email address (i.e.  

Accessing your Class List

You can access a list of students registered for your course in My Graceland on the Faculty tab.

  1. Faculty tab
  2. Faculty and Advisor Home
  3. Class List - Cognos Report
  4. Login with your My Graceland username and password
  5. Enter the Academic Year (1920 for 2019-2020 academic year)
  6. Choose the session
  7. Enter the EDUC course number (EDUC3100)
  8. Click Next
  9. Choose your section and click Next
  10. The list displays on the screen.  You may also click the red and green buttons above to download as PDF or Excel.

Grade Entry

Grade entry is handled in My Graceland from the Faculty tab. Click HERE for instructions.