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Canvas: create appointment sign-ups

You can create appointment sign-ups in Canvas using the Canvas Calendar for individual student appointments or for students to sign up in small groups. Click on Calendar in the left-hand menu On the right-hand side are your courses. Make sure … Continue reading

Posted at 2:26 p.m. Sept. 22, 2020, by in Canvas, Communication

BigBlueButton: share video during meeting

If you are using the Canvas Conferences tool (aka BigBlueButton or BBB), you may wish to show a short video during your meeting with students.

Posted at noon Aug. 31, 2020, by in Canvas

Zoom: configure meetings in Zoom portal

If you are using Zoom for teaching from your Canvas site, you can schedule all class meetings from Canvas and create Polls and Breakout Rooms on the fly, during a meeting. However, if you’d like to set up Polls ahead … Continue reading

Posted at 12:20 p.m. Aug. 17, 2020, by in Canvas, Zoom

Canvas: using sections to manage large classes

About sections This page explains how to set up Sections in your Canvas course site. Sections will allow you to assign a TA to their students for grading and communications and will allow instructors to: Post Announcements to a section … Continue reading

Posted at 11:52 a.m. Aug. 5, 2020, by in Canvas, Getting Started, Teaching Online

VoiceThread in Canvas

Getting started with VoiceThread in Canvas First, decide what type of VoiceThread activities you’ll be adding to your course (see What is VoiceThread? for ideas): Watch and ask: students view a lecture you’ve prepared, optionally adding comments or questions Share … Continue reading

Posted at 7 a.m. Aug. 3, 2020, by in Canvas, VoiceThread

Kaltura: upload existing video

If you have pre-made videos stored on your computer, you can upload them to the Rutgers Kaltura streaming server to share with your students. To upload, go to your Canvas site and click My Media from the Account button on … Continue reading

Posted at 9:50 a.m. July 22, 2020, by in Adding & Editing Content, Canvas, Kaltura
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