Wireless Presentation System Issues

As of 4 pm today, we believe that all wireless presentation systems in Centrally Supported Classrooms have been restored to proper functionality. We are actively going through all of them to verify as the room schedule allows. Feel free to resume the use of the wireless system. While we believe the issue has been resolved, […]

Wireless Presentation System Update

Good afternoon, After another long day of troubleshooting, I believe we have found a stable solution to our issue.  We have tested multiple central devices that have remained stable for the better part of the day.  Given the nature of the previous issue (not presenting itself immediately all the time), we are monitoring these devices […]

Wireless Presentation Issue continues

Good afternoon, After reviewing the deployment package extracted from one of the failed VIAs yesterday, we had another session with the VIA development team engineer this morning to implement an adjustment that they expected would address the issue.  The deployment of updates required communication to be reestablished between any VIAs that are offline with the management server. In […]

Update on Continued Wireless Presentation System Issues

Good afternoon Wireless Presentation Users, We wanted to give you an update on the situation with our wireless presentation systems.  This morning we had a lengthy session with the manufacturer’s development engineer. They expect something went wrong with the deployment package and have collected a copy of what the Via gateway received in order to analyze it […]

Wireless Presentation System Issues

We are currently working with the manufacturer of the wireless presentation system to identify and resolve an issue that is affecting several wireless presentation devices across campus. It is known to have affected most of the classroom presentation devices. Until we are able to address the issue, the wireless presentation system may not be available. […]

Teaching with Technology Faculty Survey

Faculty are invited to participate in a survey to share their perceptions of teaching with technology. This survey will help determine whether our current technology and faculty development tools, applications and practices are meeting the needs of our faculty here at VCU. The survey is open from Oct. 25 – Nov. 19, and your responses […]

VCU HealthHacks Event Nov. 6-7

Virginia Commonwealth University would like to invite any students from US Institutions to participate in their annual HealthHacks event November 6-7. HealthHacks is a 24-hour sprint of intense innovation and problem solving focused on unmet medical needs. Participants address challenges through teamwork, solution ideation, programming, rapid prototyping, developing flow processes and more. While one of […]

Tips for Using Top Hat to Engage with Your Students

Top Hat is an active learning platform that allows instructors to conduct polls, track attendance, host discussions, present slides and assessments for interactive learning. Students can submit responses using their mobile device, tablet, laptop, or SMS. No more “clickers” or subscriptions to purchase!  Access to the Top Hat active learning platform is FREE for all […]

Fall Semester Classroom Resources Reminder

I wanted to take a minute to remind you of some classroom resources available to you for teaching in our centrally managed classrooms.  All of the information below is available at any time by visiting our website at go.vcu.edu/classroomsupport. List of Central Classrooms By Campus MCV Campus Central Classrooms Monroe Park Campus Central Classrooms Each […]

Teaching with Technology Survival Camp 2021

This four-day boot camp, sponsored by VCU Online and Academic Technologies, is designed to assist faculty in preparing for online and technology enhanced courses. The boot camp, in Canvas and on Zoom, will include morning workshops and afternoon open office hours for personalized assistance with course design and technical support. Enroll For more information, contact […]

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