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Canvas Release Notes (2019-01-26)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every three weeks along with Release Notes. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below.  In this Canvas release (January 26), instructors can add additional comments for rubric criteria directly in the SpeedGrader sidebar as part of the rubric. Feature Options … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2019-01-05)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every three weeks along with Release Notes. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below.  In this Canvas release (January 5), the Course Link Validator page includes design enhancements for link clarity, including identifying broken Course Card images. And the … Read More

Playposit Demo Begins Spring 2019

PlayPosit

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce a year-long demo of Playposit! Playposit is an advanced in-video quizzing tool that plugs into Canvas (& Kaltura) via LTI. Make your online, blended, or flipped classroom active with PlayPosit, a platform that allows you to transform passive video and audio into interactive experiences. Draw from any video source, including Kaltura, … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2018-07-14)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every three weeks along with Production Release Notes. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below. In this production release (July 14),  the current anonymous and moderated grading features in course assignments have been updated to provide improved assignment flexibility with fully … Read More

Feature Release: Respondus LockDown Browser for Canvas

Respondus Lockdown Browser

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of Respondus LockDown Browser to lock down the online test environment to prevent cheating. When students use LockDown Browser to access an assessment, they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. Students are locked into an assessment until it is submitted … Read More

Feature Release for Rutgers MediaSpace and Integrations

Kaltura

On March 25, 2018, automated captions, powered by Cielo24, were enabled in Rutgers MediaSpace, powered by Kaltura. When a video is uploaded to MediaSpace via the standalone website or through Rutgers Canvas or Moodle, captions are generated using automatic speech recognition. This service provides 70-95% accuracy. Video owners will need to review and edit their captions for accuracy. If you … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2018-03-31)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every three weeks along with Production Release Notes. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below. In this production release (March 31), users with the manage Learning Outcomes permission (teachers, designers, course support) can import outcomes into an account or … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2018-01-27)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every three weeks along with Production Release Notes. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below. This Production Release was originally scheduled for January 27, 2018 but was postponed until February 3, 208. In this production release, courses associated with … Read More