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Christie DeCarolis

Post an exam in Sakai which draws from a question pool

1. Format your questions properly in Microsoft Word, or in a text editor. It may actually be easiest to do this in a plain text editor like Notepad, as Microsoft Word tries to auto-generate numbers and letters for you, which … Continue reading

Posted at 11:19 a.m. Oct. 10, 2017, by in Sakai

Sakai: favorite sites (add to them to your top red bar)

How do I “favorite” Sakai sites so they appear in my top red bar? Favoriting sites in Sakai is how you add sites to the top red bar so they are easily accessed. In order to favorite sites to add … Continue reading

Posted at 10 a.m. Feb. 27, 2017, by in Sakai

Kaltura: create video clips

You can create a video clip of a longer Kaltura video from within your LMS (Sakai, Canvas, eCollege) or from the website http://ru-stream.rutgers.edu. If you’re in your LMS, click on the “My Media” button (found under “My Workspace” in Sakai, … Continue reading

Posted at 1:34 p.m. Feb. 2, 2017, by in Kaltura

Kaltura: trim video

You can trim the beginning or end off of your Kaltura video from with your LMS (Sakai, Canvas, eCollege) or from the website http://ru-stream.rutgers.edu. If you’re in your LMS, click on the “My Media” button (found under “My Workspace” in … Continue reading

Posted at 11:32 a.m. Feb. 2, 2017, by in Kaltura

Kaltura: organize videos by playlist in Media Gallery

When using Kaltura in any LMS, you can share videos with your course site by using a tool called “Media Gallery.” However, videos in your Media Gallery cannot be ordered in a specific way and can often appear disorganized. The … Continue reading

Posted at 8:31 a.m. Feb. 2, 2017, by in Kaltura

Open educational resources (OER) and affordable textbooks

On September 30, 2016, Rutgers University Libraries announced an initiative called the Open and Affordable Textbooks project (OAT). What does this mean for Rutgers? The article explains: As a member of the Open Textbook Network, Rutgers joins a select group of … Continue reading

Posted at 9:49 a.m. Oct. 4, 2016, by in News
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