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Canvas Release Notes (2020-10-17)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below. In this Canvas release (October 17), New Analytics provides downloadable CSV files for missing assignments, late assignments, excused assignments, the class roster, … Read More

Update on Proctortrack issues


As previously announced, the Proctortrack software used for remote assessments in Canvas and Sakai was shut down by its parent company this week, and it is unclear if Proctortrack will be available again. The situation with Proctortrack is untenable, and Rutgers is now working diligently to find alternative options for remote proctoring as quickly as … Read More

Student Withdrawals and Warning Grades in Canvas

Students who withdraw from a course after the add/drop period will remain on the Canvas enrollment roster. Their course status is changed from “active” to “inactive”. Inactive enrollments cannot view the course on their dashboard or access any of the course content. Additionally, inactive enrollments will not receive messages from the course. For more information … Read More

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