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Feature Release: Top Hat Upgrade

Top Hat

Rutgers University proudly announces the upgrade of Top Hat LTI 1.1 to Top Hat LTI 1.3. If you do not have Top Hat connected to your course, follow steps on how to Connect a Canvas course to Top Hat. Here are the new features with Top Hat LTI 1.3:   Top Hat Feature Releases Feature … 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

Register for Rutgers + Playposit September 2022 Trainings

PlayPosit

PlayPosit 101 Introductory session for all users of PlayPosit. Learn how to use PlayPosit with your existing Kaltura or YouTube videos to reinforce objectives with formative assessments. PlayPosit provides multiple interaction types with advance response features to transform passive observation into active learning for online and conventional learners as they explore, analyze, and apply concepts … Read More

Register for Rutgers + Playposit Training on August 24, 2022 at 1 PM

PlayPosit

PlayPosit 101 Introductory session for all users of PlayPosit. Learn how to use PlayPosit with your existing Kaltura or YouTube videos to reinforce objectives with formative assessments. PlayPosit provides multiple interaction types with advance response features to transform passive observation into active learning for online and conventional learners as they explore, analyze, and apply concepts … Read More

Protect your info: Enroll in Duo

To protect Rutgers data and your information against cyberattacks, the university will require all students to use two-step login with Duo to access most services and tools requiring a NetID login, starting in April. With Duo, you will need to use your NetID password and another method—typically, a smartphone with the Duo app—to verify your … Read More

Rutgers COVID-19 Booster Requirement

COVID-19 vaccine boosters are required of all Rutgers students and employees who are eligible to receive them. Proof of the booster must be uploaded to the appropriate student or employee vaccine portal. Those with a previously approved medical or religious exemption from the vaccine mandate are also exempt from the booster requirement. Vaccine boosters are available at all three … Read More

New Brunswick First-Year Students – Fall 2021

This announcement applies to First-Year Students for the following New Brunswick schools: School of Arts and Sciences School of Environmental and Biological Sciences School of Engineering Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Rutgers Business School School of Nursing Please disregard any Fall 2021 course sites in Canvas and wait for your schedule to be released on … 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

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Student Vaccination Requirement:  In support of Rutgers’ commitment to health and safety for all members of its community, the University will be updating its Immunization Requirements for Students to include the COVID-19 vaccine. (Read Policy 10.3.14 Interim COVID-19 Immunization Record Requirement for Students). This health policy update means that, with limited exceptions, all students planning to attend … Read More

Update Chrome Browser to Avoid Chrome 87 Bug Affecting Math Equations

Rutgers Canvas recommends that all students update their Chrome browser or use Firefox.  There is a known Chrome v87 bug that causes minus signs to become minimized which may impact students taking exams.  Alternatively, Canvas users may turn off hardware acceleration mode while logged into Rutgers Canvas.  This bug does not affect Respondus LockDown Browser.