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Canvas Release Notes (2020-02-15)

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 (February 15), Gradebook import CSV files ignore reserved name columns as well as hidden and deleted custom columns. … Read More

Campus Update: Coronavirus

Dear Rutgers Community, We understand that many of our constituents are concerned about the international outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). To help address some of these concerns Rutgers has published a landing page to provide accurate, timely and consistent information to the university community about the virus and the university’s activities to address the … Read More

Now Hiring: New Brunswick OIT Help Desk Student Consultant

Interested in working in the Office of Information Technology Help Desk or Labs in New Brunswick? Please visit the Student Consultant Jobs site to find out more and apply. Interested applicants do NOT need to major in Computer Science or Engineering. We are searching for people with well-rounded computer experience, strong interpersonal skills, and a … Read More

Proctortrack now supports Canvas New Quizzes

Proctortrack

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce that Proctortrack now supports Canvas New Quizzes.  Previously, Proctortrack only supported legacy quizzes in Canvas. With support for New Quizzes, instructors may now ensure exam integrity while also using features only available in New Quizzes including ordering and hot spot questions. How does it affect the teacher experience? Instructors … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2020-01-18)

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 (January 18), users may associate their user profiles with pronouns. The New Gradebook, Course Card Images, Rubric Criterion … Read More

Playposit Webinar Series: Engagement in a Pinch

Playposit

Do you want to engage students in under 30 min? PlayPosit allows you to add engagement points to video content in seconds. Join us for our next PlayPosit 3.0 Webinar Series hosted by your PlayPosit Account Manager, Emily. Make 30 Minutes Count! Use our new templates to make an effective bulb with minimal effort Difficulty … Read More

Canvas New Quizzes maintenance event on January 12, 2020 at 1 AM ET

Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, will perform a maintenance event on Rutgers Canvas on Sunday, January 12, 2020. This event will last up to 60 minutes and will start at 1:00 AM EST (6:00 AM UTC). This maintenance event will affect the ability to access the New Quizzes feature within Rutgers Canvas for up … Read More

Canvas Feature Release: Public Course Index

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the release of the Public Course Index.  The Public Course Index allows all users within Rutgers to view a list of Rutgers courses in a catalog format. You can view a link to the Public Course Index on the My Courses page. Instructors will determine course settings to allow … Read More

New Gradebook & Analytics: Change your workflow in 2020

New Gradebook As previously announced, Instructure will enforce features that were previously optional. This enforcement will affect the workflow for instructors.  Prior to course launch for Spring 2020, instructors should review the following resources to become familiarized with the New Gradebook.  All Fall and Winter courses were updated on November 26, 2019 to use the … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2019-12-21)

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 (December 21), Global Announcements are included as a notification preference. The BigBlueButton interface allows participants to resize the … Read More