bCourses

Zoom for Instruction

"Zoom for Instruction" provides workshops, consultations and other support for Berkeley instructors using Zoom.

Online Discussions

Online Discussions allow students to participate in an asynchronous conversation with a group or the entire class, and there are several options available for UC Berkeley courses. These include bCourses built-in discussion tool, and integrated platform, Ed Discussion.

Ally in bCourses

Ally is a set of tools within bCourses that helps make course content more accessible by allowing students and instructors to convert files to HTML, EPUB, electronic braille or MP3 (audio). The Ally tool also provides instructors with visual indicators gauging the accessibility of source files and assigns an accessibility score to each uploaded file.

Kaltura

Kaltura is a web-based video management platform that allows for the upload, editing, managing and sharing of videos and other media. Kaltura can be accessed from bCourses (Canvas).

Course Design Tools

Course Design Tools provides instructors with resources to develop pedagogically sound remote courses. This service includes the DLS Core Template, developed by Digital Learning Services using bCourses’ built-in course construction and management tools.

BOA

BOA (Berkeley Online Advising) provides academic advisors unified student data from multiple campus services to access information that supports student success.

bCourses Project Sites

bCourses Project Sites support Berkeley courses requiring an online space beyond the standard bCourses course sites. Designed to assist instructors and course-based projects, these sites provide an academics-focused collaboration area.

SuiteC

SuiteC provides bCourses users with additional tools to support student engagement and collaboration.

bCourses

bCourses is Berkeley's official campus Learning Management System (LMS), using the open-source Canvas platform. This tool provides a resource for instructors and students to enrich the teaching and learning experience. bCourses is integrated with our Academic Integrity, Clickers, CalCentral, Course Capture, SuiteC, and Gradescope services.