TLT Blog

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 00:00

The instructional design team is pleased to announce a Political Science course we have supported has received official Quality Matters recognition!  This...

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 12:14

InfoComm is North America’s largest audiovisual trade show and conference for creative, technical professionals looking for new technology solutions and innovative practices in the industry. This year InfoComm attracted over 44,000...

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 23:33

Canvas, the newest learning management system at Rutgers, is now available for any faculty member to use. As you get used to the new platform, here are some things it may be helpful for you to check at the beginning of each new term. As you use Canvas, here are some useful hints and must-do’s to...

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 00:00

Before you publish your Canvas course site, use this checklist to make sure your site is ready to go. This checklist can be used whether you are using content imported from another LMS or have created your Canvas course site “from scratch.” Not sure what a...

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 11:54

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...

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 15:46

Instructure, the company who makes the Canvas learning management system, maintains an archive of high-quality and detailed how-to guides in several formats. We encourage you to explore them!

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Mon, 08/08/2016 - 23:49

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...

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 17:31

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.

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Wed, 06/22/2016 - 11:19

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,...

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 11:02

Canvas Announcements is a native tool in all Canvas courses, which instructors may use to post information that the entire class should know.  Course announcements are often used to welcome students to the course, and post updates and reminders about course content.  Canvas Announcements can...