ATS Help Desk Updates

ATS
Oct 10, 2018
When you call Academic Technology Services, you may notice that calls are being answered by the Newark IT Help Desk during their regular business hours and the OIT After-Hours Support team. OIT staff members will remain on the phone with you,...

Automated Captioning on Blackboard Videos

Oct 10, 2018
Starting in May of 2018, any video uploaded through Blackboard using My Media (Kaltura) or directly at https://ru-stream.rutgers.edu is captioned by Cielo24 using automatic speech recognition (ASR) within several hours. By default, the captions are...

Free Training Resources on Lynda.com

Oct 10, 2018
Have you heard that students, faculty, and staff now have access to thousands of video tutorials and training resources at lynda.com, a popular online learning platform owned by LinkedIn. This top-quality training from recognized industry experts,...

Classroom Video Player Improvements

Apr 23, 2018
ATS continues to identify digital classrooms throughout Rutgers University–Newark for our upcoming summer technology renovation projects. As with previous upgrades, analog VCR/DVD standalone units in Conklin, Boyden, and Ackerson Hall will be phased...

Self-Service Access to Summer and Fall Courses

Apr 23, 2018
Self-service access to your courses is easy with our Blackboard Course Access website. This tool allows instructors to gain immediate access to their courses in Blackboard ( directions ). Please note, the course instructor must be registered as a "...

Updated Inline Grading Tool

Apr 23, 2018
As you gear up for grading final papers and projects, we wanted to make sure that you knew that the drawing functionality is back in Blackboard's Inline Grading Tool! If you haven't seen it yet, take a look at our updated documentation . We're still...

Blackboard Migration: May 12-18, 2018

Apr 23, 2018
Blackboard will be unavailable starting on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 1:00am EDT while Blackboard is being upgraded. We expect that the upgrade and testing could last until the May 18th so please plan accordingly. We will email everyone when the...

Inline Grading Functionality

Jan 26, 2018
With our recent update to Blackboard, you may have noticed that the Inline Grading functionality has changed. A more streamlined Box tool has replaced the former Crocodoc interface. You are still able to add comments and feedback directly to the...

Take Attendance with New Swipe Functionality!

Jan 26, 2018
We hope you're already taking advantage of the great Qwickly Attendance tool within Blackboard that takes the pain out of tracking and grading student attendance. This robust course tool is integrated with your Grade Center and supports different...