News

May 18, 2020

Research Teaching and Learning (RTL) is pleased to announce the arrival of two key teaching and learning infrastructure improvements for fall 2020. The first is the Kaltura audio/video management platform. The second is significant updates to classroom capture hardware. With start-up funding generously provided by the UC Berkeley Student Technology Fund, together these improvements will provide instructors and students with needed virtual and physical classroom capabilities.

April 28, 2020

Summer Sessions 2020 will be conducted in a remote instruction format. To support instructors, DLS has developed the following resources also available on the DLS website Summer Sessions page.

February 19, 2020

On Wednesday February 19 2020, BOA was updated to add the following features and enhancements:

January 9, 2020

On Thursday January 9 2020, BOA was updated with the following features and enhancements:

December 11, 2019

On Wednesday December 11 2019, BOA was updated:

November 20, 2019

On Wednesday November 20 2019, BOA was updated with the following new features and enhancements:

screenshot of canvas's new gradebook

New Gradebook Released January 6th, 2020

October 30, 2019

On Wednesday October 30 2019, BOA was updated with the following enhancements:

October 25, 2019

October 10, 2019

On Thursday October 10 2019, BOA was updated with the following new features and enhancements:

September 20, 2019

On Friday, September 20 2019, BOA was updated with the following enhancements and features:

August 29, 2019

On Thursday 8/29/19, BOA was updated with the following new features and enhancements:

August 14, 2019

Planning to use the iClicker system this fall? Here’s what you need to know:

First time users have a place to start

Check out our Clickers Instructors Getting Started Page which walks you through obtaining and using the necessary hardware and software.

August 12, 2019

The BOA team is currently working on enhancements to the platform, including:

  • the ability to expand all advising notes and search within an individual student’s notes (early September)
  • information about student-athlete status (late September)
  • increased availability of records for inactive/dismissed students (late September)
  • templates for Advising Notes (late September)

August 8, 2019

On August 8, 2019, BOA was updated with the following enhancements:

  • Access for all undergraduate advisors (as defined by SIS advising tool permissions)
  • New "My Students" cohort filter, allowing advisors to build cohorts based on their official advisees
  • "Export List" option in Cohorts and Curated Groups, allowing advisors to download a list of student names/email addresses based on their BOA cohort/group memberships
  • Search enhancements, allowing advising notes to be searched based on advanced options only