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eLC Resources

eLearningCommons (eLC) is the learning management system, or LMS, for the University of Georgia. eLC is powered by Brightspace. For support using eLC, please visit the official UGA help site. You can learn all the basics of the LMS in under two hours. Or you can opt for more in-depth training with the resource described below.

eLC Resources

There are several options for becoming familiar with eLC.

Self-directed Orientation

LinkedIn Learning (formerly known as is an online learning platform composed of thousands of course videos and tutorials in a variety of different fields. Experts in those fields provide guided instruction to help users develop essential skills. UGA students, faculty, and staff have access to LinkedIn Learning through their UGA accounts.

  • To log into your university LinkedIn Learning account, visit
  • Click the link to Login to LinkedIn Learning.
  • You will be prompted to enter your UGA email. Enter your UGA email and click Continue.
  • You will also need to enter your credentials to navigate through the UGA Single Sign On (SSO) process.

Once logged into LinkedIn Learning, you can search for tutorials on your chosen topics and receive recommended courses based on your interests. The Office of Online Learning and Center for Teaching and Learning have collaborated to compile a list of helpful videos for using eLC. These videos can be found within the Learning Brightspace by D2L course in LinkedIn Learning. For more information and links to the topics and videos, please see our Learning Brightspace (eLC) module below.

Learning Brightspace (eLC)

Learning Brightspace by D2L is a good introductory resource for eLC. The lists below organize videos from the course according to their usefulness in the University of Georgia context. The course as a whole is 3 hours and 10 minutes long, but using the lists below, the course can be shortened as follows:

  1. Essential – 1 hour 43 minutes
  2. Recommended (includes Essential) – 1 hour 59 minutes
  3. Extended (inclues Recommended and Essential) – 2 hours 39 minutes

There are eight topics in total. Using the list below you can find the training for those topics broken down in the three categories mentioned above.