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Rutgers Canvas is operating normally

Starting around 4:29 EST, users were unable to access Canvas and received heavy load messages and page errors. Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, began investigating the issue and identified the issue. Instructure reported at 4:59 EST that a fix was being implemented. Instructure will continue to monitor the results to ensure no further impact. … 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 4:29 PM EST and is working to resolve this issue.  Please check Canvas Status for updates.  

Canvas Release Notes (2021-2-20)

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 (February 20), LaTeX equations can be entered in any Canvas text field, and MathJax is loaded if Canvas … Read More

Kaltura services are operating normally


Starting around 3:57 PM EST, users were unable to access Kaltura via Mediaspace and the integration in Rutgers Canvas.  Rutgers Kaltura admins determined that authentication processes were not operating as expected.  Working with Rutgers IT staff, Rutgers Kaltura admins determined that the authentication issues were isolated to processes provided by Kaltura.  Kaltura support determined the root … Read More

Kaltura Services Unavailable


Kaltura Mediaspace and the Kaltura integration in Canvas is currently unavailable.  Users will not be able to log into View Kaltura content embedded on Canvas pages, assignments, or posted as links. Complete Kaltura in-video quizzes. Access My Media and Media Gallery in their Canvas courses. Rutgers IT and others are working to resolve this issue. … Read More

Canvas Release: Alexander Street

Alexander Street

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of ProQuest’s Alexander Street service that provides curated, discipline-focused, primary-source collections, websites, and streaming media for learning and research. The collections deliver previously unavailable content in ways that further research and learning. By using the Canvas integration for Alexander Street, instructors may quickly search and embed content … Read More

Canvas Release: Mirror Sites

​Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of Canvas Mirror Sites, available as an application in RU Faculty Tools. Mirror Sites allow faculty and staff to create a separate course site and mirror an active student roster. When students add or drop a course during the semester, their enrollment will be updated in both … Read More

Playposit Feature Release: Peer Review, Question Banks and Playlists


Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce that Playposit, a video interaction tool, now includes support for question banks, playlists, and peer review. Peer Review: Use the new peer review application to designate groups in Canvas to review submissions. Learner Benefits – Learners gain valuable feedback opportunities, learn from their peers and develop soft skills beyond … Read More

Hypothesis Webinar on January 11, 2020


Join us for a webinar for instructors hosted by Hypothesis. The webinar will be on January 11, 2021, at 2 PM. The Hypothesis LMS app brings discussion directly to course content by enabling students and teachers to add comments and start conversations in the margins of their texts. Collaborative annotation engages students more deeply in … Read More

Join Us for Playposit Webinars – January 7 and 14, 2021


Playposit 101 – Introduction to in-video interaction January 7, 2021 at 11:30 AM Learn how to use Playposit with your existing 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 to transform passive … Read More