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Canvas Release: Microsoft OneDrive

Microsoft OneDrive

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of Microsoft OneDrive with Rutgers Canvas. Users will see 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 … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2020-09-19)

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 (September 19), New Analytics provides downloadable CSV files for missing assignments, late assignments, excused assignments, the class roster, … Read More

Secure and Control Web Meetings

The Office of Information Technology has created a variety of resources with useful strategies for keeping meetings secure and guidance for taking action in challenging circumstances. Also, new security features have been added to Zoom. Keeping intruders out of web conferences Zoom: Key tips to avoid Zoombombing and unwanted meeting guests Webex: Best practices for secure meetings … Read More

Canvas Release: REGIS Photo Roster

Rutgers REGIS Photo Roster

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of REGIS Photo Roster, available as an application in RU Faculty Tools. REGIS Photo Roster 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 … Read More

Rutgers Feature Release: Rutgers NetID Lookup

Rutgers NetID Lookup

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of Rutgers NetID Lookup.  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 first name, … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2020-08-15)

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 (August 15), the Account Navigation Menu includes a link to Global Announcements, where users can view current and … Read More

Feature Release: Zoom and Cisco Webex for Canvas

Zoom

As we prepare for the Fall 2020 semester, we are pleased to announce that the Office of Information Technology has integrated Webex and Zoom within Canvas. Now with the integrations of Webex, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Canvas Conferences, Rutgers instructors are equipped with a multitude of synchronous meeting applications for remote learning. Having these options will provide flexibility … Read More

Feature Release: Flipgrid

FlipGrid

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of Flipgraid, 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 … Read More

Join us for CanvasCon Online!

What Is CanvasCon Online? CanvasCon Online a FREE global conference for educators, edtech experts, Canvas lovers, and Canvas lurkers. And for the health and safety of all attendees, it’s virtual. The event will be hosted live on October 15, 2020, at 10 a.m. in Sydney, London, and Salt Lake City. (Visit Instructure’s FAQ page for more info … Read More