Upcoming Canvas Training

Oct 16, 12pm-1pm: Canvas Enrollments, Sections, and Cross-listing Hosted by Learning Systems in Academic Technologies, this 1-hour training for VCU instructors will provide an overview of how students are enrolled in Canvas courses and how course sections can be merged into one Canvas course. Bring your questions! Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions and […]

Respondus/StudyMate Training

Instructor Training: LockDown Browser & Respondus MonitorLockDown Browser and Respondus MonitorThis comprehensive training is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor proctoring with online exams. The training will cover:How to use LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor to protect integrity and ensure student identityThe instructor and student perspective in each applicationHow […]

Online Course Spring Development Program

Don’t miss this opportunity to prepare your spring online courses! Provided by our instructional partners, VCU Online, is gearing up to assist faculty members who are preparing to teach spring online classes. VCU Online offers support with its instructional design expertise to help transfer courses to a virtual environment. For more information, contact Elaine Reeder […]

VoiceThread Workshops – October 2020

VoiceThread Basics 1: Upload, Comment, and Share October 6 at 1:00pm ET – Register Participants will learn how to upload media, comment and annotate on that media, and share it with others. This will be a slow paced, step-by-step, hands-on workshop. It is open to both VoiceThread license holders and free accounts. VoiceThread Basics 2: […]

Canvas Training for Faculty – The Basics: Creating Your First Course in Canvas

The Basics: Creating Your First Course in CanvasOct. 5, 12:00pm – 1:00pmFacilitator: Eric Harvey – Senior Manager, VCU Learning SystemsRegister: https://vcu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJctduCqrjspEtHAyAmPMntIvtaNbEsP6l0Z Learn the first steps to getting your new Canvas course off the ground. Starting with an empty course shell, we’ll walk you through getting the VCU template imported into your new course and taking those […]

VoiceThread Maintenance

We will be performing a database upgrade on Saturday, October 10 from 5:00am to 7:00am Eastern Daylight Time. VoiceThread will be completely offline during this 2-hour window. Date: October 10, 2020Time: 5:00am – 7:00am EDT (UTC-4)Impact: VoiceThread offline Thank you for bearing with us as we keep VoiceThread healthy! – The VoiceThread Team

Need Help With Canvas?

For all the resources you need to get started and grow with Canvas, visit the VCU Canvas website at https://learningsystems.vcu.edu/canvas for academic resources, frequently asked questions, instructions, training schedules, and links to request assistance. Use this URL to go directly to the support and training section: go.vcu.edu/learn-canvas. A variety of training sessions for VCU faculty have been scheduled through […]

Kaltura Performance Issues and Infrastructure Changes this Weekend (8/29/20)

Hello from Learning Systems, We hope this message finds you well. Kaltura MediaSpace, their integration servers for Blackboard and Canvas, as well as the Kaltura Management Server have all been experiencing intermittent outages over the last week. Our team has been in contact with the vendor and they have stated that several changes are being […]

VoiceThread Workshops – Sept. 2020

VoiceThread Advanced Skills September 22 at 7:00 pm ET – Register In this workshop, participants will learn about more advanced VoiceThread features. We will demonstrate how to integrate Google Drive content via our Media Sources, how to change language displays, adjust playback settings, and more. Portions of the workshop will be hands-on. Humanize Your Online Course […]

Respondus Training

Instructor Training: LockDown Browser & Respondus MonitorLockDown Browser and Respondus MonitorThis comprehensive training is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor proctoring with online exams. The training will cover:How to use LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor to protect integrity and ensure student identityThe instructor and student perspective in each applicationHow […]

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