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Canvas Release Notes (2020-05-16)

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, All SMS notification types are deprecated except Announcements and Grading notification types. Users should transition to the Canvas … Read More

Students: Pass / No Credit Deadline is May 22, 2020

This announcement is intended for students at Rutgers Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick. The message below does not apply to students at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. Note: Students enrolled in the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy or the School of Nursing-New Brunswick should consult with advisors there regarding what options are open to you … Read More

Canvas: Google Apps Maintenance event on May 16, 2020

Google Apps LTI

Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, will be performing maintenance on the Google Apps LTI in Rutgers Canvas on Saturday, May 16, 2020, starting at 3 AM ET (7 AM UTC; click here to find out when you’ll be affected). Instructure will be performing maintenance over a two hour period of time. Rutgers users will … Read More

Canvas REGIS GradeSync Update

REGIS GradeSync

Availability Available for the Spring 2020 grading period beginning May 7, 2020, 8:30am EST. Summary The REGIS GradeSync application will now use the letter grade displayed to the instructor in the “Total” column of the Gradebook. The letter grade will include all posted and unposted grades; the letter grade will omit excused, unsubmitted, and ungraded … Read More

Proctortrack now supports Chromebooks

Proctortrack

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce that Proctortrack now supports Chromebooks.  Previously, Proctortrack only supported MacOS and Windows OS. With support for Chromebooks, students may now use their devices for proctored exams.  Previously, students needed to borrow a device or instructors would have to provide proctoring exceptions. How does it affect the student experience? Students … Read More

Feature Release: REGIS GradeSync and RU Faculty Tools

REGIS GradeSync

The Rutgers Office of the Registrar and Office of Information Technology are pleased to announce that REGIS GradeSync is now available for every Legacy Rutgers course. Released for the Spring 2020 grading period and for future terms, REGIS GradeSync provides instructors with a simple one-time push of final letter grades to REGIS, saving time and … Read More

Turnitin Maintenance on May 2, 2020

Turnitin

Turnitin will require an emergency maintenance window on May 2, 2020, from 11 AM through 3 PM EDT.  During this time, there may be an interruption to services including Turnitin, Canvas Plagiarism Framework, iThenticate, and WriteCheck services available on the Turnitin website and integrations in Canvas. The full window may not be needed but users … Read More

Canvas: Google Apps Maintenance event on May 1, 2020

Google Apps LTI

Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, will be performing maintenance on the Google Apps LTI in Rutgers Canvas on Friday, May 1, 2020, starting at 3 AM ET (7 AM UTC; click here to find out when you’ll be affected). Instructure will be performing maintenance over a one hour period of time. Rutgers users will … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2020-04-18)

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, assignment menus in the Gradebook include a link to SpeedGrader. Feature Options The Mute Notifications by Course feature … Read More

Rutgers Piloting Hypothesis LMS App

Hypothesis

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the pilot of Hypothesis, an integrated social annotation tool.  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 course readings and gives teachers a … Read More