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Rutgers Canvas is operating normally

At  8:43 AM EST, Instructure identified increased page view errors which affected features such as SpeedGrader and DocViewer, which allows users to view linked documents in-line in Canvas. Users received 502/503 errors or “Service is currently unavailable. Try again later.” messages when accessing content in Docviewer. Canvas Engineering team implemented a fix to resolve these … Read More

Labster and Voicethread Deprecated Links Unavailable Starting May 16, 2022

Rutgers Canvas will remove outdated integrations for Labster and Voicethread on Monday, May 16, 2022. Newer versions of these integrations are currently available in Rutgers Canvas. The migration path from the old integration to the new integration is not seamless for instructors. Course instructors will need to edit external links in their Summer 2022 and … Read More

Canvas Errors affecting SpeedGrader and DocView

As of 8:43 AM EST, Instructure identified increased errors which affected features such as SpeedGrader and DocViewer, which allows users to view linked documents in-line in Canvas. Currently, this has resulted in users are receiving 502/503 errors or “Service is currently unavailable. Try again later.” messages when accessing content in Docviewer. Canvas Engineering team is … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2022-4-16)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below. In this Canvas release (April 16): Scores can be applied to multiple ungraded submissions at once. Item banks can be filtered using … Read More

Decommissioning of RU-Stream Extended to May 16, 2022

Kaltura

The previously announced decommissioning of RU-Stream will be extended to May 16, 2022 (originally March 1) to align with the end of the Spring Semester. Migration of content from RU-Stream (Kaltura in Blackboard & Sakai) to Rutgers Mediaspace (Kaltura in Canvas) was completed on December 29, 2021. A review of Kaltura analytics for RU-Stream continues … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2022-3-19)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below. In this Canvas release (March 19): Improved Outcomes Management feature, outcome rating levels and calculation methods can be set for individual outcomes. … Read More

Kaltura In-Video Quiz Sunset on May 20, 2022

Kaltura

Kaltura in-video quizzing (IVQ) has been in use at Rutgers since 2016. Currently, Kaltura IVQ comprises less than 1% of Kaltura content for Rutgers University. Seamless grade passback to the Canvas gradebook is prevented by some browser extensions including ad blockers. This leads to frustration for many students and instructors. In consultation with instructional technology … 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

Join Rutgers Instructors for Liquid Margins Presentation

Hypothesis

March 4, 2022 at 12 PM ET Fire up the screen and join us for Liquid Margins 30, “Annotation Unbound: Social Reading for Any Subject” on Friday 4 March at 9am PT. Guests from different disciplines at Rutgers University will convene to talk about the power of social annotation to build community and critical thinking … Read More

PlayPosit 101 on March 22 at 11 AM ET

PlayPosit

Join Rutgers instructors in a series of webinars hosted by Playposit instructional design staff. PlayPosit is a visual learning tool that allows instructors to build lessons into videos so that students can learn while viewing a video. The tool lets instructors use a library videos from YouTube, TEDx and other video hosting websites, including Rutgers … Read More