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Kaltura: download a video from Canvas My Media

If you have uploaded videos to Kaltura, from Canvas, you may on occasion wish to download them. (Note: in general there are much better ways to share video with your students in Canvas! See How do I embed Kaltura media … Continue reading

Posted at 1:59 p.m. May 19, 2020, by in Canvas, Kaltura

Create Kaltura video for Canvas sites

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. Before you record a … Continue reading

Posted at 10:34 a.m. May 7, 2020, by in Canvas, Kaltura, Uncategorized

FlipGrid: Integrate FlipGrid into your Canvas site

FlipGrid is a multimedia discussion tool that allows users to record snippets of video and share them with the class.  You can integrate this tool into your Canvas site by following the directions below. To create FlipGrid account and add … Continue reading

Posted at 1:41 p.m. April 22, 2020, by in Assessments, Creating content, Online

Academic integrity and online exams

Moving exams online drastically changes the environment in which they will be taken by students. It’s nearly impossible to ensure a proctored environment. There are steps you can take to reduce potential cheating during online exams. In addition to the … Continue reading

Posted at 8:47 a.m. April 7, 2020, by in Online

Academic integrity and papers

Both Canvas and Sakai offer the ability to automatically run student assignment submissions through TurnItIn. TurnItIn is a plagiarism detection service that can also help deter plagiarism, according to its website. If used correctly, TurnItIn can help your students learn … Continue reading

Posted at 8:45 a.m. April 7, 2020, by in Uncategorized

Encouraging academic integrity in your courses

Introduction The sudden pivot to remote teaching has left many faculty wondering what they can do to continue to promote academic integrity in their courses. Thomas Tobin put it well in his Inside Higher Ed article, “Student Agency in Uncertain … Continue reading

Posted at 8:44 a.m. April 7, 2020, by in Online
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