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Canvas Operating Normally

At of 2:07 pM EST, Instructure identified increased errors which are causing slowness and errors when accessing Canvas. Users received an error message stating “This website is under heavy load (request timed out) We’re sorry, too many people are accessing this website at the same time. We’re working on this problem. Please try again later.”a … Read More

Errors Accessing Canvas – September 21, 2022

As of 2:07 pM EST, Instructure identified increased errors which are causing slowness and errors when accessing Canvas. Currently, this has resulted in users receiving an error message stating “This website is under heavy load (request timed out) We’re sorry, too many people are accessing this website at the same time. We’re working on this … Read More

Feature Release: Top Hat Upgrade

Top Hat

Rutgers University proudly announces the upgrade of Top Hat LTI 1.1 to Top Hat LTI 1.3. If you do not have Top Hat connected to your course, follow steps on how to Connect a Canvas course to Top Hat. Here are the new features with Top Hat LTI 1.3:   Top Hat Feature Releases Feature … Read More

Register for MS Teams training offered by Rutgers TLT

Microsoft Teams is a collaboration tool that is part of the Office 365 suite of services. Teams enables remote, global and dispersed teams to work together and collaborate through a common workspace, team chat, one-on-one chat, document collaboration and more. Teams is integrated with a variety of other Office 365 services, including OneDrive, OneNote, Planner, Exchange, and SharePoint. The Office of … Read More

Register for Rutgers + Playposit September 2022 Trainings

PlayPosit

PlayPosit 101 Introductory session for all users of PlayPosit. Learn how to use PlayPosit with your existing Kaltura or YouTube videos to reinforce objectives with formative assessments. PlayPosit provides multiple interaction types with advance response features to transform passive observation into active learning for online and conventional learners as they explore, analyze, and apply concepts … Read More

Feature Release: Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of Adobe Creative Cloud and Creative Cloud Express, which provide creative apps that empower students and instructors to develop powerful presentations, photography, illustrations, movies and videos, and web applications. The Creative Cloud integration includes all of Adobe’s creative tools. Adobe Express is a web-based application for Creative … Read More

OIT Maintenance – Sunday, August 28th, 2022

The Office of Information Technology has scheduled a system maintenance which will postpone Canvas rosters updates on Sunday, August 28th, 2022. Students who have added or dropped a course on Saturday, August 27th will see the changes reflected in their Canvas accounts on Monday, August 29th. If the class has already started and you need … Read More

Feature Release: Rutgers Libraries Tutorials

Library Tutorials

The NimblyWise and Credo Reference tutorials have been upgraded in Canvas from LTI 1.1 to LTI 1.3, and the new links have been uploaded into Canvas Commons for download into Canvas courses. For instructors who use any of the tutorials in their Canvas course site(s), the existing tutorials must be removed from your current and … Read More

Feature Release: Kaltura

Kaltura

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce that the Kaltura upgrade is complete. LTI 1.3 will provide greater security and ease of use for users. What has changed? My Media is renamed My Kaltura Media and Course Gallery is renamed Kaltura Course Gallery to reduce confusion. My Kaltura Media has moved from the course navigation to … Read More

Register for Rutgers + Playposit Training on August 24, 2022 at 1 PM

PlayPosit

PlayPosit 101 Introductory session for all users of PlayPosit. Learn how to use PlayPosit with your existing Kaltura or YouTube videos to reinforce objectives with formative assessments. PlayPosit provides multiple interaction types with advance response features to transform passive observation into active learning for online and conventional learners as they explore, analyze, and apply concepts … Read More