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Rutgers becomes a member of Unizin

Members of the Rutgers Community: Collaboration and resource-sharing are essential in higher education, especially for major initiatives such as the transition to Canvas as the university’s official learning management system. With that in mind, I am pleased to announce that Rutgers has become a member of Unizin, a leading nonprofit higher education consortium. Unizin is … Read More

Canvas Feature: Conferences Update on May 20, 2019

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On May 20, 2019, Conferences, powered by BigBlueButton (BBB), will be updated to a new HTML5 web-based interface. With this improvement, viewers and presenters using mobile and desktop can join or launch a Conference without the use of plugins, specifically Flash and Java. Also, presenters will be utilizing the HTML5 client that has been available … Read More

VoiceThread Feature Release: Automatic Closed Captions

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On March 26, 2019, automatic closed captioning was enabled for all VoiceThread content.  Captions are automatically generated when a user: Adds Media as the central media to a VoiceThread – The central media (video or audio) may be uploaded from the user’s computer or created as a webcam video or audio recording. Adds a Comment- … Read More

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