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Education Technology Partners COVID-19 Response and Emergency Preparedness

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many education technology partners have published or relayed to Rutgers Canvas information concerning emergency preparedness and contingency plans, as well as, additional resources and trainings that are available.  Some of the tools listed below are supported by the Rutgers Canvas Help Desk.  For those that are not supported, please … Read More

Education Technology System Status & Academic Continuity

In response to precautions taken to limit the spread of COVID-19, Rutgers University has dismissed classes early for Spring Break for Newark, Camden, and New Brunswick campuses and, as of this posting, moved classes online for the two-weeks following the return from break. There are some restrictions for RBHS courses as well.  As faculty begin … Read More

Important Update on University Operating Status Regarding COVID-19

March 10, 2020 Members of the Rutgers Community: Fostering a healthy community in New Jersey is core to the mission of our University. While at this time we are not aware of any confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our community, we have been closely tracking its spread across our region. We have an imperative to … Read More

Progress in the transition to Canvas

The following message was sent to the university community on August 28, 2019. Members of the Rutgers Community: As the fall semester gets underway, we would like to provide you with an update on the transition to Canvas as the university’s official learning management system (LMS). The 2019-2020 academic year is expected to see significant … Read More

Rutgers becomes a member of Unizin

Members of the Rutgers Community: Collaboration and resource-sharing are essential in higher education, especially for major initiatives such as the transition to Canvas as the university’s official learning management system. With that in mind, I am pleased to announce that Rutgers has become a member of Unizin, a leading nonprofit higher education consortium. Unizin is … Read More

Introducing a new Canvas website

Members of the Rutgers Community: I am pleased to share a key milestone in the transition to Canvas as Rutgers’ official learning management system—a revamped website devoted exclusively to Canvas documentation, resources, and support: https://canvas.rutgers.edu By moving from multiple systems to a single, university-wide learning management system (LMS), we will be fostering collaboration, reducing complexity, … Read More

Rutgers Selects Canvas as Learning Management System (LMS)

Members of the Rutgers Community: We are pleased to announce the selection of Canvas as the university’s official learning management system (LMS). By choosing Canvas, we will be taking a significant step to enhance the educational experience at the university. Recognized for its ease of use, flexibility, and mobile capabilities, Canvas is the leading LMS … Read More