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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Student Vaccination Requirement:  In support of Rutgers’ commitment to health and safety for all members of its community, the University will be updating its Immunization Requirements for Students to include the COVID-19 vaccine. (Read Policy 10.3.14 Interim COVID-19 Immunization Record Requirement for Students). This health policy update means that, with limited exceptions, all students planning to attend … Read More

Top Hat webinar: Increasing engagement in your course

Top Hat

Please join us for a Top Hat webinar to discuss ways that Rutgers faculty members can use Top Hat in their courses to increase student engagement, gauge student comprehension, and foster a sense of community. Methods for in-person, online, and hybrid teaching modalities will be touched upon. The webinar will also discuss how faculty members … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2021-4-17)

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 17): Course Availability Date Enhancements from March 2021 now enforced For institutions using New Quizzes, the New … Read More

Upcoming Hypothesis Partner Webinars

Hypothesis

Hypothesis is a social annotation tool installed directly in Rutgers Canva. Adding Hypothesis to readings as a Canvas assignment supports student success by placing active discussion right on top of course readings, enabling students and teachers to add comments and start conversations in the margins of texts. To find out how to make reading more … Read More

Issues accessing Rutgers Canvas

Rutgers Canvas users are experiencing page errors when attempting to access Canvas. Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, first reported issues at 8:48 AM EST. As of 10:17 AM EST – A fix has been implemented and Instructure is monitoring the results. Please check Canvas Status for updates.

Feature Release: Jones and Bartlett Learning Navigate

Jones and Bartlett Learning Navigate

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of Navigate, from Jones and Bartlett Learning the provides interactive course materials 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 … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2021-3-20)

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 20): Students can use their webcam to submit File Upload assignments. In SpeedGrader, instructors can reassign an … Read More

Join Us for PlayPosit Webinars – March 24 and April 8, 2021

PlayPosit

PlayPosit 101 – Introduction to in-video interaction for Rutgers March 24, 2021 at 3 PM Learn how to use PlayPosit with your existing Kaltura 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 … Read More

Canvas Release: Marketplace Simulations

Marketplace Simulation

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of Marketplace Simulations which 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 … Read More