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Canvas User Account Update Affecting Zoom Integration

Zoom

Rutgers Canvas Admins made a recent update to some Rutgers Canvas user accounts to bring them in line with best practices for managing Canvas accounts. This had unintended effects on several external applications including Leganto (Reading List), Kaltura, and Zoom.  While issues with Reading List and Kaltura are now resolved, Canvas users who receive an error message in while accessing Zoom … Read More

Voicethread Upgrade Complete – Relink Your Content

VoiceThread

As previously announced, Voicethread integration was upgraded on Friday, May 14, 2021, to use the latest learning tools standards. Existing Voicethread content created in Canvas will need to be edited to use the newest integration.  When instructors and course editors import course content into a new course site, please review your Voicethread content after course import and … Read More

Feature Release: Kaltura REACH Captioning

Kaltura

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the release of REACH V2. For videos uploaded to Kaltura, automated captions are now powered by Verbit for Rutgers MediaSpace. When a video is uploaded to MediaSpace via the standalone website or through Rutgers Canvas, captions are generated using automatic speech recognition.  This service provides 70-95% accuracy.  Video owners … Read More

Kaltura Services are Operating Normally

Kaltura

Starting around 12:35 PM EDT on May 14, 2021, users were unable to play videos in Kaltura via Mediaspace and the integration in Rutgers Canvas. At 2:21 PM, Kaltura support collaborated with external vendors on a resolution and mitigation steps. Playback service was restored for the majority of Kaltura customers by 2:37 EST.  Rutgers Kaltura … Read More

Kaltura Services Unavailable as of 12:35 PM on May 14, 2021

Kaltura

Videos playback in Kaltura Mediaspace and the Kaltura integration in Canvas is currently unavailable.  Users will not be able to Play content mediaspace.rutgers.edu Play Kaltura content embedded on Canvas pages, assignments, or posted as links. Complete Kaltura in-video quizzes. Play content in My Media and Media Gallery in their Canvas courses. Rutgers IT and others are … Read More

Feature Release: Akindi Student Portal

Akindi

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the upcoming release of the Akindi Student Portal. To minimize disruption to Summer Session courses, Rutgers Canvas will enforce the feature upgrade on May 13, 2021 at 11 AM (ET). This update offers a number of new features and streamlined workflows for instructors who use Online Assessments with Akindi: … Read More

Feature Release: Voicethread Assignments

VoiceThread

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Voicethread New Assignments. To minimize disruption to Summer Session courses, Rutgers Canvas will enforce the feature upgrade on May 14, 2021 at 4 PM (ET).  This update offers a number of new features and streamlined workflows including: A streamlined interface More control for instructors Editable … Read More

Top Hat webinar: Increasing engagement in your course

Top Hat

Please join us for a Top Hat webinar to discuss ways that Rutgers faculty members can use Top Hat in their courses to increase student engagement, gauge student comprehension, and foster a sense of community. Methods for in-person, online, and hybrid teaching modalities will be touched upon. The webinar will also discuss how faculty members … Read More

Upcoming Hypothesis Partner Webinars

Hypothesis

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