bCourses is UC Berkeley’s name and branding of the Canvas learning management system (LMS). Canvas is a web-based LMS used by learning institutions, educators, and students to access and manage online course learning materials and communicate about skill development and learning achievement.

Canvas includes a variety of built-in course construction and management tools that can be customized to create unique and accessible teaching and learning experiences.

Instructors may create and share course content using Assignments, Modules, Quizzes, Pages, and Files. You can also foster a collaborative learning experience using Discussions and Groups, as well as easily view, grade, and leave feedback on assignment submissions with the Gradebook and SpeedGrader.

Browse below to learn more about the features mentioned above, or use the quick links to jump to a specific section of this page to learn about that feature:

Overview | Homepage | Assignments | Modules | Quizzes | Pages | Files | Discussions | Groups | Gradebook | Quizzes | SpeedGrader | More Guides