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Canvas Release: Microsoft OneDrive

Microsoft OneDrive

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of Microsoft OneDrive with Rutgers Canvas. Users will see Microsoft Office 365 in Assignments, Collaborations, Modules, Course Navigation, and the Rich Content Editor. This integration allows students and instructors to use, create, share, and collaborate on Office 365 files within Canvas. Users can also view their OneDrive … Read More

Canvas Release: REGIS Photo Roster

Rutgers REGIS Photo Roster

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of REGIS Photo Roster, available as an application in RU Faculty Tools. REGIS Photo Roster provides a quick way for instructors to access photos of your enrolled students. With REGIS Photo Roster, instructors may view student ID photos, first name, last name, and Rutgers ID number. REGIS … Read More

Rutgers Feature Release: Rutgers NetID Lookup

Rutgers NetID Lookup

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of Rutgers NetID Lookup.  Rutgers NetID Lookup, powered by Rutgers LDAP, is only available to Rutgers Canvas users who have a Canvas Admin role. Rutgers NetID Lookup allows Canvas admins to search for directory information for Rutgers NetID users. Rutgers Canvas Admins may search based on first name, … Read More

Feature Release: Zoom and Cisco Webex for Canvas


As we prepare for the Fall 2020 semester, we are pleased to announce that the Office of Information Technology has integrated Webex and Zoom within Canvas. Now with the integrations of Webex, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Canvas Conferences, Rutgers instructors are equipped with a multitude of synchronous meeting applications for remote learning. Having these options will provide flexibility … Read More

Feature Release: Flipgrid


Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of Flipgraid, a free video discussion platform from Microsoft that helps educators see and hear from every student in class and foster a fun and supportive social learning environment. In Flipgrid, educators post discussion prompts and students respond with short videos, whether they are learning in class … Read More

Turnitin Maintenance Event on August 1, 2020, from 11 AM through 5 PM EDT


Turnitin will require a scheduled system maintenance on August 1, 2020, from 11 AM through 5 PM EDT.  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. Turnitin will be discontinuing support for Internet Explorer (IE) starting August 31, … Read More

Hypothesis Feature Release: Section Support


Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce that Hypothesis, a collaborative annotation app, now supports Canvas sections.  Previously, if a Canvas course site contained more than one section, all annotations were visible to all participants regardless of section membership.  With section support, Hypothesis now ensures that student annotations are shared with members in the same section. … Read More

Playposit Feature Release: Dual Stream Support for Kaltura Videos


Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce that Playposit, a video interaction tool, now supports dual video streams for Kaltura media. Previously, instructors who used Kaltura Capture to record their desktop or Powerpoint presentation and a web camera were unable to share both video streams in Playposit. With this upgrade, instructors may choose to include the … Read More

Voicethread Webinar on July 17 at 10 AM


Join us for a webinar for Canvas instructors hosted by George Haines, Voicethread instructional designer. George is a former K-12 teacher and higher ed instructional designer who has taught a variety of online courses. The webinar will be on July 17, 2020, at 10 AM. Register for the Webinar VoiceThread allows you to create multimedia … Read More