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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

Feature Release: Sage Vantage

Sage Vantage

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of Sage Vantage, an intuitive digital platform that blends trusted SAGE content with auto-graded assignments, all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. Built with instructors and students in mind, it offers easy course set-up and enables students to better prepare for class. With … Read More

Feature Release: Microsoft Teams Meetings

Microsoft Teams Meetings

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of Microsoft Teams Meetings for Rutgers Connect and Canvas users. Microsoft Teams has partnered with Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, to ensure that students and instructors stay connected in more ways — you can now easily create online meetings directly from Canvas so that classes can … Read More

Ongoing Issues with Kaltura

Kaltura

We are aware of continuing issues related to Kaltura, an integrated streaming media service. This is impacting uploading, video processing, and the Media Gallery integrated in Canvas. Kaltura is aware of the issue. Kaltura is actively working to increase capacity. Thank you for your patience as we work with Kaltura to resolve this issue. Once the … Read More

Proctortrack changes for Spring 2020

Rutgers and Verificient, the parent company of Proctortrack, is pleased to announce two changes to the user workflow which will address issues arising from the surge of exams as institutions across the world move courses online in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, Proctortrack is a passive remote online proctoring solution integrated in Canvas and … Read More

Canvas Maintenance event on March 25, 2020 from 12-12:30 AM EST

Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, will perform a maintenance event on Rutgers Canvas on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. This event will last up to 30 minutes and will start at 12:00 AM EST (4:00 AM UTC). In response to the rapid increase in online presence across the globe, Instructure will be performing database maintenance … Read More