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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

Canvas: add people to a Canvas site

Course sites are accessible to a certain group of people, in most cases. For a course site, one professor is given a “teacher” role and the students on the official class roster are given “student” roles. A couple of notes: … Continue reading

Posted at 2:56 p.m. Dec. 18, 2019, by in Canvas, Getting Started

Kaltura: share videos with your students in Media Gallery

Media Gallery is a tool in Canvas and Sakai for sharing audio and video files with your class. First you must add videos to your personal space “My Media,” either by recording with KalturaCapture or by uploading existing media. click … Continue reading

Posted at 4:15 p.m. Dec. 2, 2019, by in Kaltura

Kaltura: record audio only

You’ll first need to view the instructions on how to access and install Kaltura before you can make an audio recording. These directions are for creating new audio file with just a microphone on your computer. Make sure your webcam … Continue reading

Posted at 4 p.m. Dec. 2, 2019, by in Kaltura

Alternatives to class meeting on campus

Occasionally, you or your students may be unable to make the trip into Camden. Here are some options you might consider: If campus is officially closed, you may not be permitted to hold a required alternative class. (Is this true? … Continue reading

Posted at 1:26 p.m. Dec. 2, 2019, by in Canvas, Communication, Online
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