Is your Document Camera video feed looking strange?

Zoom: Uncheck “Mirror My Video” in video settings. For most users, “Mirror My Video” is a setting people leave on, so when you look at your webcam view of yourself it looks like you’re looking in a mirror. But if you use the document camera for written text, it will not look right. By going […]

Centrally Supported Classroom Technology Resources for Fall 2020

I wanted to update everyone with some resources that I hope will be helpful as you prepare to teach in one of our centrally supported classrooms.  A complete list of our central classrooms is available at go.vcu.edu/classroom-support Central Classroom Technology Support Hotlines If you have any questions about your classroom, would like to schedule a […]

Top Hat Training Opportunity

Justin Barreto from Top Hat will be hosting a faculty workshop focused on Top Hat`s Classroom Engagement tool.  To register for this session, please visit: https://training.vcu.edu/course_detail.asp?ID=17606 The focus is to equip faculty to: Teach with flexibility using Virtual Classroom capabilities- live stream lectures, lecture recordings, instant messaging, remote proctoring & more Drive engagement with live interactive questions, […]

AppsAnywhere Demonstration

When: Tuesday, June 30, 2-3pmFacilitated by: Houston Griffith, Labs and Classrooms Computing in Academic TechnologiesWhere: Zoom. A link and password will appear on the confirmation page after submitting the registration form. Hosted by the CTLE and Academic Technologies on Zoom, join us for a demo of AppsAnywhere. Learn how you and your students can choose […]

Free 2-Month Adobe Creative Cloud License

On behalf of the School of the Arts, Technology Services and the VCU Libraries, we would like to announce that a limited two-month license for Adobe Creative Cloud is now available for free to all VCU students. This new license can be installed on unlimited personal devices, including tablets and smartphones, and gives you access […]

New Zoom Account Creation Procedure

As of today, all VCU Zoom accounts are being issued as “Licensed”. It is no longer necessary for users to fill out a request ticket. They simply log in at vcu.zoom.us with their VCU eID and password, and their account will be provisioned. Users still working with a “Basic” account should log out and back […]

Adobe on Multiple Computers

Attention Faculty and Staff: Adobe Acrobat and Creative Cloud license holders may install the software on multiple computers, including your home computer. The applications may be in use on two computers at the same time. If you have difficulty logging in to a third computer, you must log out on one of the other computers […]

VCU is the first school in Virginia to earn the designation of Creative Campus from Adobe

VCU is the first school in Virginia to earn the designation of Creative Campus from Adobe. By incorporating problem-solving into our curricula and fostering 21st-century methods of teaching and learning, VCU embraces teaching digital literacy skills in higher education. Our students learn the skill of persuasive communication, allowing them to clearly express ideas in the […]

Faculty Preferences when Teaching with Technology Survey

VCU Faculty, The Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence (CTLE), Academic Technologies, ALTlab and Online@VCU are conducting a research study to explore faculty perceptions of teaching with technology. This study will help inform further development of existing technology tools and applications, as well as to determine whether our current technology and faculty development practices are […]

Adobe and Disney Creative Jam for Students

Adobe! Disney! Students! Prizes! Student Creative Jam – Oct 18-21 Online and on-campus event! Adobe has partnered with Disney Channels to host an event for higher ed students that will challenge the conventional narrative and change the way you tell stories. Compete in this free tournament to win a Visa gift card, a subscription to […]