Tools

Online Discussions Service Updates

May 18, 2022
Announcing Ed Discussion

The campus is pleased to announce the selection of Ed Discussion as the tool to facilitate synchronous and asynchronous online discussions in courses at UC Berkeley. It is currently available, and you can access it from bCourses* or edstem.org. Other discussion tools, such as Piazza, will no longer be licensed by the campus after August 2022. In addition, the use of Piazza for individual licensing will be prohibited to ensure equitable access to course materials for all students.

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bCourses Essentials

May 4, 2022, 10:00am
Join us for an overview of the bCourses learning management system (LMS) and its native (built-in) features.
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Tips for Teaching in Summer 2022

Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL) is hosting a series of workshops May 3 - 5 highlighting best practices for using campus-supported technologies in any type of class. Included are workshops on how to use bCourses essential functions for those new to the tool; develop an organized and effective bCourses site using the ...

Student Response Systems Meetup

May 4, 2022, 2:00pm
Join other instructors to talk about using student response systems, including iClicker Cloud and Poll Everywhere. Newcomers welcome!
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Teaching with Zoom in Berkeley Classrooms (5/5)

May 5, 2022, 2:00pm
This event focuses on the technical challenges of teaching in a hybrid format from classrooms on campus.
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Get Started with Gradescope for Final Exams (5/5)

May 5, 2022, 9:00am
Learn how you can use Gradescope to deliver and grade your final exams, whether online or in person.
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Get Started with Gradescope for Final Exams (4/21)

April 21, 2022, 9:00am
Learn how you can use Gradescope to deliver and grade your final exams, whether online or in person.
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Get Started with Gradescope for Final Exams (4/28)

April 28, 2022, 9:00am
Learn how you can use Gradescope to deliver and grade your final exams, whether online or in person.
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Designing Your bCourses Site with the Core Template (5/5)

May 5, 2022, 10:00am
This virtual workshop will provide an overview of site setup and navigation, adding and editing content, and quality assurance best practices using bCourses' built-in course construction and management tools.
Registration is unavailable.

Ally in bCourses (5/4)

May 4, 2022, 2:00pm
Attend this workshop to learn how to improve the accessibility of your bCourses content so students can better access and convert pages and materials into multiple formats.
Registration is unavailable.