Canvas has been recently updated to include Student Context Cards and improved integration with Turnitin.
Rutgers COHLIT is pleased to publish two checklists to help instructors migrate their courses from another learning management systems at Rutgers and to prepare their course in preparation for teaching (course launch):
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Respondus is a Windows-based program that can be used to create and manage exams and quizzes for print or publication in a learning management system. As you consider migrating your course from one LMS to another, Respondus is a powerful tool to ensure that your exams are easily migrated to your new LMS.
Text-to-speech technology by ReadSpeaker has been made available to your students in all Rutgers Canvas courses. It does not require your students to download anything on their computers, and can be accessed on any internet-connected device.
Canvas Settings allows instructors to import content, set course navigation, add links to external tools, and adjust other course-level settings in your Canvas course. Canvas Settings will also allow instructors to control participation dates and course visibility. Canvas Settings help you to control when your students can view and participate in your course.
In Video Quiz (IVQ) is now enabled in Canvas as a new external tool for assignments. IVQ is powered by Kaltura. In-video quizzing will allow instructors to have students answer questions at certain time points in the video. The score for the quizzes will appear in the Canvas grades.
Canvas Discussions are a native tool in all Canvas courses. Instructors may create both focused and threaded Discussions. Discussions are often used to promote student interaction and exchange of ideas, in online and hybrid courses. Canvas Discussions can be ungraded, graded, assigned to groups, and even peer reviewed.