PLEASE NOTE: The timeline for bSpace content retrieval listed on this page has been updated, and is no longer accurate. Current information and timelines for bSpace content retrieval can be found at: https://www.ets.berkeley.edu/news/bspace-content-retrieval-available-upon-request
April 30, 2015
April 29, 2015
Please excuse our dust! Big changes are coming to ETS the week of May 4 as we move a large portion of our team to our new offices at 2850 Telegraph.
As part of series of larger campus department-relocation projects, ETS will soon be vacating our offices on Level C Dwinelle. By this fall most of our team will be located at 2850 Telegraph and the lower-level of Cesar Chavez.
April 27, 2015
April 17, 2015
We have invited Linda Feng, Senior Product Manager, SIS Integration & Analytics for Canvas to give us an update on Learning Analytics features in Canvas (bCourses) and share their roadmap.
What: Learning analytics features roadmap for bCourses (Canvas)*
When: April 21, 2015 at 2-3:30pm
Where: Dwinelle Hall 127 - Level D
What do we mean by Analytics?
April 16, 2015
This morning the CalCentral team deployed CalCentral version 54.
Version 54 includes display of detailed AP and EAP credits, better handling of academic status between semesters, and miscellaneous fixes.
April 8, 2015
Over the next several weeks, campus IT systems will undergo important system upgrades which will limit access to web-based systems and websites.
On Sunday April 12, 2015 from 6am - 8am users should expect the CalNet Authentication system to be unavailable. Users will not able to access systems such as bMail, CalCentral, bSpace, bCourses or any other system requiring log-in.
Announcement: Larry Conrad Associate VC - IS&T & Chief Information Officer (campus-wide)
May 13, 2015: 6:03 PM
To the Campus Community,
April 6, 2015
UC Berkeley is supposed to be quiet on the week of Spring Break as the students leave campus to take a well deserved break. However for a three day event named “Science for Parks, Parks for Science”, professors, academics, and great minds came from all over to gather here at UC Berkeley to think and speak on key issues concerning National Parks.
April 3, 2015
March 16, 2015
On March 12, 2015 several IT units across campus came together to host a town hall and open house style event to discuss the various collaboration tools on campus including: Google Apps, Box, bCourses, and CalShare. This One IT event was created to assist members of campus in the transition from the soon-to-be retired tools bSpace and Research Hub.
March 13, 2015
March 6, 2015
Students working in groups in Barrows 118
February 20, 2015
We’re excited to announce new features, updates, and bug fixes to bCourses, including Project Site creation for staff and faculty (no need to submit a request!), an improvement in the Gradebook layout, showing the dates and times of delayed Announcements, and more.
February 13, 2015
Join One IT Teams from ETS and IS&T for a Town Hall on March 12, 2015 in Dwinelle 370 to discuss content collaboration tools, bConnected: CalShare, bDrive, box and bCourses Project Sites.
February 11, 2015
Educational Technology Services (ETS) is proud to take part in Cal Day 2015, which takes place Saturday, April 18. ETS provides support for audio-visual technology on campus and we invite you to take advantage of our Cal Day services.
January 30, 2015
Professional development workshops cover Do-It-Yourself video content creation topics using resources available to the UC Berkeley community and are open to instructors, faculty, staff and graduate student instructors at no charge. View upcoming workshops.
This semester we are focusing on the basics of:
January 21, 2015
ETS is excited to announce the introduction of our Academic Integrity Service and a new campus agreement with Turnitin. Beginning this Spring 2015 semester, Turnitin will be available via bCourses by request to course instructors. This opt-in tool allows students to upload their assignments for comparison against Turnitin’s extensive database of books, journal articles, websites and other student papers. Turnitin then generates an “Originality Check” report for instructors to determine the percentage of an assignment that matches material from other sources in this database.
January 20, 2015
The 2013-2014 academic year was an exciting and challenging year for the ETS team. Throughout the last year ETS has utilized knowledge and know-how in both educational and information technology pedagogy to provide the campus with a new learning management system, a simplified online student experience, online evaluations, and more, in support of Chancellor Dirks’ campus objectives.
ETS is proud of its accomplishments and looks forward to the opportunities the next year holds.
January 8, 2015
Now that you're back on campus, we wanted to make sure that you feel comfortable using iclicker in your course. Here is some information that you might find useful at the beginning of the term.
New to clickers? Basic information can be found http://ets.berkeley.edu/clickers.
If you used iclicker and bCourses last fall, we have improved the tool to work better. Please note that there is new software and set up instructions.
1 - Software