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Kaltura services are operating normally


Starting around 3:57 PM EST, users were unable to access Kaltura via Mediaspace and the integration in Rutgers Canvas.  Rutgers Kaltura admins determined that authentication processes were not operating as expected.  Working with Rutgers IT staff, Rutgers Kaltura admins determined that the authentication issues were isolated to processes provided by Kaltura.  Kaltura support determined the root … Read More

Kaltura Services Unavailable


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

Canvas Release: Alexander Street

Alexander Street

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of ProQuest’s Alexander Street service that provides curated, discipline-focused, primary-source collections, websites, and streaming media for learning and research. The collections deliver previously unavailable content in ways that further research and learning. By using the Canvas integration for Alexander Street, instructors may quickly search and embed content … Read More

Playposit Feature Release: Peer Review, Question Banks and Playlists


Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce that Playposit, a video interaction tool, now includes support for question banks, playlists, and peer review. Peer Review: Use the new peer review application to designate groups in Canvas to review submissions. Learner Benefits – Learners gain valuable feedback opportunities, learn from their peers and develop soft skills beyond … Read More

Hypothesis Webinar on January 11, 2020


Join us for a webinar for instructors hosted by Hypothesis. The webinar will be on January 11, 2021, at 2 PM. The Hypothesis LMS app brings discussion directly to course content by enabling students and teachers to add comments and start conversations in the margins of their texts. Collaborative annotation engages students more deeply in … Read More

Join Us for Playposit Webinars – January 7 and 14, 2021


Playposit 101 – Introduction to in-video interaction January 7, 2021 at 11:30 AM Learn how to use Playposit with your existing or YouTube videos to personalize learning pathways, embed simulations, create branching scenarios, build threaded discussion boards, and reinforce objectives with formative assessments. Playposit provides multiple interaction types with advance response features to transform passive … Read More

Update Respondus LockDown Browser to Avoid Issues with Canvas New Quizzes

Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

Rutgers Canvas recommends that all students update Respondus LockDown Browser to version (How do I check which version of LockDown Browser is installed?).  Respondus LockDown Browser may be required by your course instructor to complete Canvas quizzes and exams.  There is a known issue with LockDown Browser and Canvas New Quizzes where exams with … Read More

Important updates to Zoom HIPAA tenant


Good afternoon, I am writing to inform you about a forthcoming change to Zoom HIPAA accounts at Rutgers. On the evening of Friday, December 18, all users that currently have a Zoom HIPAA account (Rutgers-hipaa.zoom.us) will be moved to a standard Rutgers Zoom account (Rutgers.zoom.us). Your new Rutgers Zoom account will be fully HIPAA compliant. … Read More

Canvas Release: Beagle Learning

Beagle Learning

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of Beagle Learning, an interactive learning web app that helps students engage, learn, and problem-solve in a community of inquiry. Use Beagle to enhance learning with case studies, research, projects, capstones, lectures, or discussions. Beagle guides students through a process of questioning, finding information, and sharing learnings … Read More

Issues using Respondus outside the US

Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

Respondus Monitor software for remote proctoring may not work properly for some students in international locations, including China. Instructors with students outside the US should test the system with a practice quiz AND have a back-up plan (such as a one-on-one makeup via Zoom or Webex) in case the system doesn’t work for at student … Read More