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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

Using TurnItIn in Canvas and Sakai

Setting up Assignments to be run through TurnItIn’s similarity checker These videos will show you how to set up the assignment in Sakai or Canvas so that student submissions are run through TurnItIn’s similarity checker. They will also show you … Continue reading

Posted at 2:58 p.m. Feb. 27, 2019, by in Canvas, Sakai

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: control student access to your Canvas course

At Rutgers, all Canvas courses follow our official “term dates” for availability to students. Term dates run from the first day of classes to the last day of the finals period. If you would like your students to have early … Continue reading

Posted at 1:19 p.m. Oct. 15, 2018, by in Canvas

Canvas: share a quiz with another instructor

If you create a Canvas quiz for your course, you might want to share it with another instructor to use in their Canvas course. The simplest way to do that is to 1) export the quiz from Canvas to your … Continue reading

Posted at 3:27 p.m. Oct. 11, 2018, by in Canvas
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