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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

Canvas: add Home page

In your new, blank Canvas course site, the Home button on the left-hand course menu probably takes you to the Modules tool and shows a “Create a New Module Link.” You have different options for your Home display, but most … Continue reading

Posted at 12:19 p.m. Aug. 4, 2020, by in Uncategorized

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

Canvas: invite guests to BBB conference

When you are running a Canvas Conference (the interactive web conference using BigBlueButton), you can invite guests who are not in the class. Unfortunately, you can’t send them the “join link” until you have actually started the conference, so have … Continue reading

Posted at 6:02 p.m. July 27, 2020, by in Kaltura

Kaltura: add collaborators

If you want to allow another professor to share one of your Kaltura videos from their own Canvas sites, you can give them ‘collaborator’ status on that video. Start from My Media (in Canvas, from your Account button at the … Continue reading

Posted at 8:19 a.m. July 24, 2020, by in Kaltura

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 course menu Click … Continue reading

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