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bCourses ready for Spring launch

bCourses ready for Spring launch

In Spring 2014, campus will begin the transition to bCourses, Berkeley's new Learning Management System (LMS) powered by Canvas.



CalCentral is UC Berkeley's new online portal. It provides a unified and personalized one-stop way to access bConnected, bSpace, bCourses and other key campus services and resources.

Recent ETS Articles

Posted June 11, 2014 | Article

The "analog sunset" is the broad term being used to describe the transition to digital display technologies that is currently happening in the electronics industry. Find out how this change will impact your ability to interface with classroom technology systems.

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Posted April 18, 2014 | Article

Did you know that manufacturers are no longer making VCRs? Although many technology classrooms include the ability to play a VHS tape, the format is now a legacy technology. Find out what you can do today to preserve your media and ensure you can play your content tomorrow.

Posted March 12, 2014 | Article

Enjoy your summer by taking something off your Fall to-do list now. Sign-up today for bCourses and request a Webcast-capable classroom from your schedulers.

Posted December 12, 2013 | Article

A new webcast.berkeley classroom capture video player will be introduced to a limited number of instructors and students for beta starting Spring 2014. The new player is expected to provide an improved video playback interface with the ability to switch between video, screen, or video and screen capture playback to improve student review and study techniques. The new player includes also automatic integration with bSpace or bCourse course sites. Additionally, this new player meets accessibility standards.

Posted November 22, 2013 | Article

Recently, users have experienced problems using the Web Content tool in bSpace (ie. linked pages show up blank). The reason for this is due to changes in default web browser security settings. We recommend using the steps outlined here, to make sure your students can view those links.

bReady for bCourses
Posted November 5, 2013 | Article

In Spring 2014, campus will begin the transition to bCourses, Berkeley's new Learning Management System (LMS) powered by Canvas.  For more information, go to:

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Posted October 24, 2013 | Article

Starting in Spring 2014, ETS will no longer provide overhead transparency projection equipment for loan and in general assignment classrooms. If you are planning on displaying transparencies, you do have a couple of options.