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Canvas: upload document to Syllabus tool

The easiest and most useful way to share your class syllabus with your students is to use the Canvas Syllabus tool and provide both a link (for downloading and printing) and an “automatic preview” so the students can see the … Continue reading

Posted at 2:22 p.m. June 11, 2019, by in Uncategorized

Canvas: I can’t share my screen while using Conferences

If you are unable to use the Java screenshare option within Conferences, please try the following: Ensure that you have the latest version of Java installed.  You can download Java here. If you are receiving an error that states the … Continue reading

Posted at 10:43 a.m. Jan. 31, 2019, by in Uncategorized

Create Kaltura video from within Sakai or Canvas (new recorder)

Kaltura allows faculty, students, and staff at Rutgers to create or upload videos to a streaming server, which makes sharing them easy for everyone. You could think of our Kaltura server as Rutgers own YouTube-like service. To launch Kaltura and create … Continue reading

Posted at 1:01 p.m. Jan. 10, 2019, by in Kaltura, Uncategorized

Canvas: can students alter their own grades?

No. However, Canvas includes a feature for students that allows them to test “What-If” scenarios on their course grades. They can test different scores for upcoming or previously submitted assignments, to calculate what kinds of scores they’d need to earn … Continue reading

Posted at 3:49 p.m. March 5, 2018, by in Uncategorized

Canvas: add new grade column

Of course, there are many ways to add new gradable items to your Canvas site. In this case, you’ll be adding a column where you can enter numeric grades for an IN-CLASS quiz or assignment (in other words, not an … Continue reading

Posted at 2:50 p.m. March 5, 2018, by in Uncategorized

Sakai 11 Syllabus

Sakai 11 Gradebook To upload your syllabus as an attached document (Word or PDF, for example):

Posted at 5:04 p.m. Sept. 2, 2016, by in Uncategorized
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