Integrated Tools

Integrated with bCourses

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).

Online Discussions

Online Discussions allow students to participate in an asynchronous conversation with a group or the entire class. These include bCourses built-in discussion tool and integrated platform Ed Discussion.

Zoom for Instruction

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

Student Response Systems (Clickers)

Student Response Systems, also known as “clickers,” “audience response systems,” or "personal response systems" enable instructors to pose questions to students and immediately collect and view the responses of the entire class.

Gradescope

Gradescope is a suite of tools designed to accommodate a common grading workflow. The software can reveal valuable statistics about students work, and provide a path for students to request re-grades of questions.

Academic Integrity

Academic Integrity services at Berkeley provide students and instructors with tools that integrate with bCourses Assignments to promote compliance with Berkeley's Honor Code. These opt-in tools are enabled through bCourses, allowing Instructors and GSIs to review Assignment submissions for originality.

Course Evaluations

Course Evaluations at Berkeley offers departments the opportunity to coordinate course evaluations through a customizable online system with easy management and reporting. This campus-provided common-good service is managed by RTL and is available to departments who have opted into the service.

SuiteC

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

BOA

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