The Discussions tool is a collaboration area where you can post, read and reply to messages on different topics, share thoughts about course materials, ask questions, share files, or work with your fellow students on assignments and homework.
The Assignments tool enables you to submit assignments through Brightspace, eliminating the need to mail, fax, or email assignments. Simply upload your assignment to the appropriate folder.
The Quizzes tool is used to deliver online tests on course material. As with the quizzes in a regular classroom environment, the quizzes in Brightspace give you the opportunity to gauge your understanding of course content and receive feedback from your instructor.