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IDT Faculty Workshops

Upcoming workshops Interested in learning more about Canvas? Eager to get your course site organized for the upcoming semester? Please join us at our upcoming Canvas webinar series, where we take a closer look at Canvas functionality and how it … Continue reading

Posted at 11:37 a.m. April 26, 2024, by in Uncategorized

Get to know New VoiceThread – Coming May 13th, 2024

Changes are coming to VoiceThread – and Rutgers VoiceThread users will be able to experience this updated version, called “New VoiceThread”, starting on May 13th.  This update includes changes to the user interface and design layout, a suite of new … Continue reading

Posted at 9:14 a.m. April 12, 2024, by in IDT Blog: Teaching & Tech Tips, VoiceThread

Improving accessibility of course materials

On February 29th, 2024, IDT participated in a faculty Lunch & Learn event sponsored by the Office of the Provost, focused on inclusive teaching for students with disabilities. Several resources and strategies for improving course accessibility were discussed, including quick … Continue reading

Posted at 3:17 p.m. March 4, 2024, by in Accessibility, IDT Blog: Teaching & Tech Tips

Adobe Stock for high-quality course images

Looking for high-quality, royalty-free images to use in your course presentations or Canvas course sites? Try Adobe Stock. Rutgers offers Adobe Creative Cloud licenses for all faculty, staff, and students. Our license includes access to Adobe Stock, which is available … Continue reading

Posted at 12:40 p.m. March 4, 2024, by in IDT Blog: Teaching & Tech Tips

Narrate submission feedback in VoiceThread

last updated This page suggests a specific use for VoiceThread in Canvas; for other uses, see VoiceThread overview & examples. Record assessment feedback Annotating text and narrating comments Add a link to VT Home in your Canvas modules Start in … Continue reading

Posted at 3:39 p.m. Jan. 12, 2024, by in Uncategorized

End of semester reminders and tips

As we head into the last days of the semester, we invite you to consider the following suggestions to ensure your grades are being calculated accurately in your Canvas gradebooks and that all loose ends have been addressed before submitting … Continue reading

Posted at 10:23 a.m. April 24, 2023, by in Assessments, Canvas, IDT Blog: Teaching & Tech Tips, Uncategorized
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