Equipment Loaner Program

ATS
Apr 4, 2019
Academic Technology Services is pleased to announce the Equipment Loaner Program. Faculty, staff and students may use this online form to request short-term use of web cameras, microphones and assistive listening devices. Training...

eXplorance Blue Survey Software

Nov 30, 2018
The Student Instructional Rating Surveys (SIRS) transition from using Sakai surveys to our new software "eXplorance Blue” is currently underway at the university with a number of programs on board for the Fall 2018 cycle. Rutgers University–Newark...

Summer 2018 Classroom Improvements

Oct 30, 2018
Throughout the past 4 summers, Technology and Learning Spaces has renovated and upgraded 83% of the general purpose classrooms at RU-N. This has consisted of replacing over 3,400 seats, carpet and window treatments, the installation of hundreds of...

New Seating Charts in Lecture Halls

Oct 10, 2018
As you prepare for your upcoming mid-term and final exams, we are excited to announce that new seat numbers and classroom seating charts have been installed in 3 of the lecture halls - Boyden Hall 100, Conklin Hall 100 and Smith Hall 220. The...

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...