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Surveying your students during the COVID-19 crisis response

Surveying your students during the COVID-19 crisis response The COVID-19 crisis response has resulted in upheaval, stress and uniquely complicated circumstances for both faculty and students alike. One simple measure you can implement in your course to address these factors … Continue reading

Posted at 11:21 a.m. March 30, 2020, by in Communication, Communication, News, Uncategorized

Canvas users – Hosting an online meeting with Big Blue Button (‘Conferences’)

BigBlueButton (BBB) is a synchronous web conferencing tool that is built in to Canvas. You can easily launch a web conference and invite your class from within your course site. Launching a BigBlueButton web conference from Canvas Make sure the … Continue reading

Posted at 10:34 a.m. March 11, 2020, by in Canvas, Online

Scheduling recordings of in-person class meetings with RUCams

Step 1: Request classroom recording Note: recording options usually become available a few weeks before the semester begins. Log in with your NetID to https://rucams.camden.rutgers.edu Select the course for which you want recordings (confirm the correct semester) From the session … Continue reading

Posted at 4:11 p.m. March 9, 2020, by in Canvas, Classroom Technology, Sakai

Canvas users – Hosting an online meeting with Big Blue Button (‘Conferences’)

BigBlueButton (BBB) is a synchronous web conferencing tool that is built in to Canvas. You can easily launch a web conference and invite your class from within your course site. Launching a BigBlueButton web conference from Canvas Make sure the … Continue reading

Posted at 1:06 p.m. March 4, 2020, by in Canvas, Online, Sakai

Canvas: customize course menu

[Aside: In Canvas, all users see the Global Navigation Bar at the far-left of your screen. It has a red background at Rutgers. The tools on that bar are for functions across all your Canvas sites… think meta-Canvas? You can … Continue reading

Posted at 8:49 a.m. Jan. 16, 2020, by in Canvas, Getting Started

Canvas: create a Page and add content

Often we suggest creating a Canvas page in which to present resources for students with some context. The alternative is to create a simple list of all the resources from Modules, which is unwieldy if you need to enrich resources … Continue reading

Posted at 4:13 p.m. Jan. 2, 2020, by in Adding & Editing Content, Canvas
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