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Upcoming Hypothesis Partner Webinars


Hypothesis is a social annotation tool installed directly in Rutgers Canva. Adding Hypothesis to readings as a Canvas assignment supports student success by placing active discussion right on top of course readings, enabling students and teachers to add comments and start conversations in the margins of texts. To find out how to make reading more … Read More

Feature Release: Jones and Bartlett Learning Navigate

Jones and Bartlett Learning Navigate

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of Navigate, from Jones and Bartlett Learning the provides interactive course materials aligned with course objectives.  Online ebooks are paired with interactive tools.  Students can evaluate comprehension of course materials with assignments and tests. Other features include: Interactive eBook: Complete your reading online or offline with a … Read More

Join Us for PlayPosit Webinars – March 24 and April 8, 2021


PlayPosit 101 – Introduction to in-video interaction for Rutgers March 24, 2021 at 3 PM Learn how to use PlayPosit with your existing Kaltura or YouTube videos to personalize learning pathways, embed simulations, create branching scenarios, build threaded discussion boards, and reinforce objectives with formative assessments. PlayPosit provides multiple interaction types with advance response features … Read More

Canvas Release: Marketplace Simulations

Marketplace Simulation

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of Marketplace Simulations which allow students to experiment with business strategies, test business ideas, and experience the consequences of their actions in a virtual business environment. As students apply the theoretical knowledge they learned in class to make strategic and tactical business decisions in the game, they develop … Read More

Rutgers Canvas is operating normally

Starting around 4:29 EST, users were unable to access Canvas and received heavy load messages and page errors. Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, began investigating the issue and identified the issue. Instructure reported at 4:59 EST that a fix was being implemented. Instructure will continue to monitor the results to ensure no further impact. … Read More

Issues accessing Rutgers Canvas

Rutgers Canvas users are experiencing page errors when attempting to access Canvas.  Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, first reported issues at 4:29 PM EST and is working to resolve this issue.  Please check Canvas Status for updates.  

Kaltura services are operating normally


Starting around 3:57 PM EST, users were unable to access Kaltura via Mediaspace and the integration in Rutgers Canvas.  Rutgers Kaltura admins determined that authentication processes were not operating as expected.  Working with Rutgers IT staff, Rutgers Kaltura admins determined that the authentication issues were isolated to processes provided by Kaltura.  Kaltura support determined the root … Read More

Kaltura Services Unavailable


Kaltura Mediaspace and the Kaltura integration in Canvas is currently unavailable.  Users will not be able to log into View Kaltura content embedded on Canvas pages, assignments, or posted as links. Complete Kaltura in-video quizzes. Access My Media and Media Gallery in their Canvas courses. Rutgers IT and others are working to resolve this issue. … Read More

Canvas Release: Alexander Street

Alexander Street

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of ProQuest’s Alexander Street service that provides curated, discipline-focused, primary-source collections, websites, and streaming media for learning and research. The collections deliver previously unavailable content in ways that further research and learning. By using the Canvas integration for Alexander Street, instructors may quickly search and embed content … Read More