ProQuest’s Alexander Street service 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 while observing copyright. Alexander Street delivers over 70,000 titles spanning … Read More
Ally is a software tool that focuses on making digital course content more accessible. It helps instructors gain detailed insight into the accessibility of their course content, provides guidance to faculty and instructors on how to improve the accessibility of their content, and automatically provides students with a range of more accessible alternative formats.
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Beagle Learning is 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 in a visual mind map. Use Beagle’s dashboards … Read More
Cisco Webex is a synchronous meeting application to promote remote and online learning. As part of the Rutgers enterprise Webex license, Canvas instructors can schedule Webex meetings and facilitate collaboration within Rutgers Canvas. The Canvas allows instructors to: Schedule single-occurence and recurring meetings. Easily schedule recurring office hours to allow students to claim a meeting … Read More
Flipgrid is 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 or at home. Instructors may create a FlipGrid … Read More
Gradescope is a feedback and assessment tool that dramatically reduces the pain and time associated with grading exams, homework, and other assignments. Dynamic rubrics help streamline the tedious parts of grading while increasing grading consistency. AI-assisted Grading allows instructors to automatically group similar answers and grade all the answers in each group at once. Gradescope also helps with grading programming assignments at scale and can automatically grade printed bubble sheets.A Unizin partner
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 course readings and gives teachers a view into how students are reading. With the new Hypothesis LMS app, it’s now easier … Read More
Navigate, from Jones and Bartlett Learning, provides interactive content aligned with course objectives. Online ebooks are paired with interactive tools. Students can evaluate comprehension of course materials with assignments and tests. Other features include: Interactive eBook: Complete your reading online or offline with a computer, tablet, or mobile device. Use a built-in text-to-speech reader, create … Read More
Kaltura provides many applications that allow you to create, capture, edit and publish videos from anywhere! With Kaltura Personal Capture, you can create recordings of your lectures, screen captures and recordings of your narrated PowerPoint presentations. Kaltura MediaSpace also allows you to easily publish your videos in a single place. With the integration in Canvas, you can share your videos with your course site.
Labster offers students a true-to-life lab experience at a fraction of the cost of a real lab. Instructors can supplement your teaching with virtual labs to prepare students for the wet lab, to help them understand difficult concepts, to engage them with their science course, and more. In the virtual lab simulations, students work through … Read More
Library Tutorials contains a collection of high-quality, standards-based online lessons, videos, activities, and quizzes provided by the Rutgers University Libraries through a license with NimblyWise, a leading library instruction provider, in the areas of Information Literacy, Critical Thinking, and Communication Skills. Available in Canvas Commons.
LinkedIn Learning is an online educational platform that helps you and your students discover and develop business, technology-related, and creative skills through expert-led course videos. Many of the courses come equipped with exercise files and assessments, and transcripts for the video. Instructors can also use LinkedIn Learning to provide feedback to courses, and view and … Read More
LiveText by Watermark is an online e-portfolio that also functions as an assessment tool. Academic units often use LiveText for program assessment and accreditation through the use of prescribed rubrics to show and measure academic development of a student. ePortfolio assignments allow academic programs to assign and assess artifacts collected within LiveText. The benefits of … Read More
Marketplace Simulations allow students to experiment with business strategies, test business ideas, and experience the consequences of their actions in a virtual business environment. As students apply the theoretical knowledge they learned in class to make strategic and tactical business decisions in the game, they develop skills critical to succeed in today’s business world. Marketplace … Read More
MATLAB® Grader™ is a browser-based authoring environment for creating and sharing MATLAB coding problems and assessments. MATLAB Grader allows instructors to Create interactive course assignments from scratch and a library of reusable example courses and assignments. Automatically grade student work and provide feedback with custom scoring rubrics. Review individual and aggregate student performance analytics. Run your … Read More
Canvas supports an LTI integration with 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 files directly in Canvas. Please review the full Canvas Release: Microsoft Office … Read More
Microsoft Teams has partnered with Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, to ensure that students and instructors stay connected in more ways — you can now easily create online meetings directly from Canvas so that classes can meet virtually. This integration aims to make communication and collaboration through learning resources more accessible to students and … Read More
Packback is an AI-supported online discussion platform that enables curiosity-based student discussion. Packback delivers a method of scaling feedback through the use of algorithmic coaching or AI. Packback’s algorithms automate moderation of posts, empowering instructors to provide higher-level coaching. As students write posts, they will receive real-time coaching feedback; posts may be flagged if they … Read More
Portfolium Folio Network is an electronic portfolio built to showcase the achievements, projects, and competencies of students to potential employers, serving as an expanded resume or CV. Users can organize learning artifacts, connect with other Portfolium users and curate content to help showcase your skills to potential employers.
Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor – Getting Started for Instructors Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor – Getting Started for Students Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor – How do I access the quiz with Lockdown Browser? Respondus Lockdown Browser – How do I install two versions for use with Rutgers Canvas and another institution? Respondus Lockdown … Read More
RU Faculty Tools is a collection of applications and resources to enhance teaching and instruction within Rutgers Canvas. These applications and resources are developed and maintained by the Rutgers Office of Information Technology – Enterprise Application Services. The purpose of RU Faculty Tools is to centralize applications developed by Rutgers OIT. RU Faculty Tools is … Read More
Mirror Sites, available as an application in RU Faculty Tools, allow faculty and staff to create a separate course site and mirror an active student roster. When students add or drop a course during the semester, their enrollment will be updated in both the original and mirror site’s rosters. Instructions on how to set up … Read More
REGIS GradeSync, available as an application in RU Faculty Tools, saves instructors time and reduce error by providing a one-button one-time push of final letter grades to REGIS. REGIS GradeSync depends on the following conditions: The REGIS grading period is open. The Canvas course site contains at least one section tied to one REGINDEX in … Read More
REGIS Photo Roster, available as an application in RU Faculty Tools, 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 Photo Roster is not compatible with Banner-coded courses. REGIS Photo Roster is … Read More
The Crosslist Courses tool in Canvas was added by Rutgers OIT to provide faculty and staff an easier way to combine enrollments from multiple sections into a single course site. (See original Cross-Listing Instructions) Understanding the differences between Courses and Sections in Canvas will be helpful before using this tool. Requirements for using the Crosslist … Read More
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 the following criteria: Anywhere in Name: Matches any value that begins with the information … Read More
SAGE Vantage is an intuitive digital platform that blends trusted SAGE content with auto-graded assignments, all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. Built with instructors and students in mind, it offers easy course set-up and enables students to better prepare for class. With evidence-based instructional design at the core, SAGE Vantage … Read More
Top Hat is an end-to-end teaching solution where students are engaged in and out of the classroom through cutting-edge polling software, low-cost interactive content, flexible homework systems, and secure test-taking solutions.
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Turning Technologies is an audience response system that utilizes either physical devices or mobile apps to make presentations more immersive with creative engaging interactive experiences. Instructors can ask a question, participants respond and instructors can then share results that will increase engagement with a firm deeper learning.
The Canvas Plagiarism Framework (CPF) is an easy to use method of obtaining Turnitin Similarity Reports for submitted assignments in Canvas. Instructors may still continue to use Turnitin as an external tool for assignments. With the standard external tool integration of Turnitin, instructors may use all features of Feedback Studio including the Originality Report, Grademark, … Read More
Turnitin provides originality checking, interactive grading and peer review, allows instructors to deliver rich, personalized feedback in less time, encouraging notably higher levels of student engagement.
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WileyPlus is an integrated, web-based textbook that includes an interactive digital textbook with resources to fit every learning style. Instructors are able to post assignments, score student work, keep grades, and more. Students are able to access the complete, online version of your text with study resources that address their specific needs, get instant feedback and context-sensitive help on their assignment, and track their progress throughout the course from your personal online gradebook.
Zoom is a synchronous meeting application that allows: Instructors to create, manage and launch Zoom meetings from within your Canvas course. Instructors to host recurring Office Hours across multiple courses. Students to enter Zoom meetings by simply clicking “Join” with the ease of single sign-on. Canvas Instructors to schedule recurring meetings for a single course. … Read More