bCourses Project Sites

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What is bCourses Project Sites?

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bCourses Project Sites provide a collaborative workspace within bCourses, Berkeley's LMS powered by Canvas. Project Sites is geared toward faculty/support staff and students already familiar with bCourses for instruction or training purposes.  

Best Uses for Project Sites?

bCourses Project Sites is a good solution for:

  • Those already familiar with bCourses for instructional purposes
  • Creating a workspace for students or instructors to collaborate
  • Storing and sharing classroom related materials

Training & Support

At a Glance

Key Benefits:

  • Well-suited for instruction- and training-related projects
  • Simple file library and easy-to-use communication tools like wiki and chat
  • Instructors and staff can create a bCourses Project site, and anyone with a CalNet ID can be invited to join
  • Mobile applications available for iOS and Android

Specific Features:

  • Cloud-based hosting
  • Approved for MSSEI Level 1 data*
  • 2 GB storage
  • Data is encrypted in transit

*bCourses Project Sites is not acceptable for any institutional data classified as "critical," including certain personally identifiable human subject data. Please visit the Security website for detailed information regarding Level 1 data.

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