Classroom Technology and Equipment

Classroom Technology & Equipment

A variety of classroom technology, equipment, and support is offered to faculty and students in learning environments and facilities across campus. Services range from audio and video resources, projection systems, assistive technology, and general classroom support.

Classroom Technology Support

Classroom Tech Support (CTS) is your General Assignment Classroom (GAC) AV support team. CTS provides on-call help, GAC technology orientations, and equipment consultations. CTS supports the use of up-to-date and accessible technology in UC Berkeley’s General Assignment classrooms.

The Classroom Technology support team seeks to assist your technical needs so that your class sessions may progress smoothly and uninterrupted. In the case that something does not go as planned, we are committed to providing full support until the issue is resolved.

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Clickers

Clickers (also known as “audience response systems”, "classroom response systems", and "student response systems") enable instructors to pose questions to students and immediately collect and view the responses of the entire class. Clickers are often used to increase student engagement and obtain real-time feedback.

The particular brand of clickers currently supported is iClicker Classic (formerly known as i>clicker)

iClicker Classic can also be integrated with bCourses in order to fully consolidate the classroom technology experience. This works by syncing with the roster...

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Computer Facilities

Computer facilities or labs are located across campus and available to students, staff, and instructors who need access to computers, specific software, or printing.

Locations & Services Options Campus Libraries Open Computing Facility (OCF) Residential Academic Centers Description Each campus library location offers public computers that have access to library materials and the...
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Course Capture

Berkeley's Course Capture (webcast) service offers instructors audio and/or video recording services for their courses. Integrated with bCourses, recorded courses are intended to enhance the learning experience by providing a review tool for students.

Instructors have the ability to change the way students engage with their classes by allowing for their lectures to be published online for access outside of the classroom. The Course Capture service takes care of recording daily lectures so that all instructors have to do is walk in, turn on their mic and connect their laptop to the...

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Gradescope

Gradescope is a suite of tools designed to accommodate a common grading workflow. Students or instructors scan and upload their homework or exams. Instructors and GSIs create a living rubric used for grading that allows for speedy grading of large courses. The Gradescope software can reveal valuable statistics about student work and provide a path for students to request re-grades of questions.

Services Robust, rubric-based grading tool for exams and templated homework assignments. Assignment response statistics and learning interaction data. Flexible and accurate assignment re-grade...
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Instructional Computer Facilities

Instructional Computer Facilities offer UC Berkeley instructors, as well as campus and local groups, computer classrooms which can be scheduled for a semester or as needed for computer/software related instruction. The Instructional Computer Facilities provide an easy location for groups who need a space with up-to-date computers and software to lead instruction or group collaboration. Our Instructional Facilities are great for instructors and departments looking for a computer-classroom for short-term or semester long use. We also work to accommodate off-campus groups who can...

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Instructional Equipment Checkout

Instructional Equipment Checkout provides instructors additional technology beyond the standard equipment in General Assignment and department classrooms across UC Berkeley. If you are assigned to a general assignment or department classroom and you need additional technology, ETS can help. We provide equipment checkout to supplement the standard General Assignment technology and provide solutions for other rooms that might require display (AV) or other technology. Additionally, we also provide Assistive Technology equipment to support students who require assistive listening...

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Moffitt Makerspace

Moffitt Makerspace is a general access Makerspace located on the first floor of Moffitt Library. Operated primarily by student staff, the Makerspace features support for core maker activities such as CAD design, 3D printing, digital prototyping with digital components (e.g., Arduino, Raspberry Pi), as well as traditional craft and hand tool based design activities for wood and fabrics. It also offers training workshops to help and guide students learning both the basics (e.g. safety and basic use of equipment, use of software applications) and more advanced tutorials for projects and...

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