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Canvas Operating Normally

At of 2:07 pM EST, Instructure identified increased errors which are causing slowness and errors when accessing Canvas. Users received an error message stating “This website is under heavy load (request timed out) We’re sorry, too many people are accessing this website at the same time. We’re working on this problem. Please try again later.”a … Read More

Errors Accessing Canvas – September 21, 2022

As of 2:07 pM EST, Instructure identified increased errors which are causing slowness and errors when accessing Canvas. Currently, this has resulted in users receiving an error message stating “This website is under heavy load (request timed out) We’re sorry, too many people are accessing this website at the same time. We’re working on this … Read More

Register for MS Teams training offered by Rutgers TLT

Microsoft Teams is a collaboration tool that is part of the Office 365 suite of services. Teams enables remote, global and dispersed teams to work together and collaborate through a common workspace, team chat, one-on-one chat, document collaboration and more. Teams is integrated with a variety of other Office 365 services, including OneDrive, OneNote, Planner, Exchange, and SharePoint. The Office of … Read More

Feature Release: Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of Adobe Creative Cloud and Creative Cloud Express, which provide creative apps that empower students and instructors to develop powerful presentations, photography, illustrations, movies and videos, and web applications. The Creative Cloud integration includes all of Adobe’s creative tools. Adobe Express is a web-based application for Creative … Read More

Feature Release: Rutgers Libraries Tutorials

Library Tutorials

The NimblyWise and Credo Reference tutorials have been upgraded in Canvas from LTI 1.1 to LTI 1.3, and the new links have been uploaded into Canvas Commons for download into Canvas courses. For instructors who use any of the tutorials in their Canvas course site(s), the existing tutorials must be removed from your current and … Read More

Feature Release: Kaltura

Kaltura

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce that the Kaltura upgrade is complete. LTI 1.3 will provide greater security and ease of use for users. What has changed? My Media is renamed My Kaltura Media and Course Gallery is renamed Kaltura Course Gallery to reduce confusion. My Kaltura Media has moved from the course navigation to … Read More

Upcoming Feature Release for Kaltura

Kaltura

On August 22, 2022, Rutgers Kaltura will be upgraded to the latest learning tools standards. LTI 1.3 will provide greater security and ease of use for users. What is changing? My Media will be renamed My Kaltura Media and Course Gallery will be renamed Kaltura Course Gallery to reduce confusion. My Kaltura Media will move … Read More

Feature Release: DesignPlus and TidyUp by Cidi Labs

CidiLabs DesignPlus

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of integration of two external apps by Cid iLabs to help course instructors build content quickly and remove unused content. DesignPlus CidiLabs DesignPlus is a tool that cuts down time develop content within a Canvas course by allowing users to rapidly create and style modules and pages. … Read More

Turnitin maintenance starting July 8, 2022

Turnitin – Feedback Studio

Turnitin has scheduled an 8-hour system maintenance on July 8, 2022, from 7 PM through July 9 at 3 AM ET.  During this time, services including Turnitin, Canvas Plagiarism Framework, Feedback Studio, and other services will be unavailable on the Turnitin website and integrations in Canvas. When will services be unavailable? PT July 8 4:00 … Read More

Feature Release: Reading List Upgraded to New Standard

Library Reading Lists

The Rutgers University Libraries has upgraded the Reading List tool, powered by Ex Libris Leganto, to the latest learning tool standards. All existing reading lists should work automatically with the new standards. Course navigation links will need to be updated and may have to be moved from the bottom of your course navigation. Please see … Read More