Author: jpmartin

Canvas Tip: Implementing Student Incompletes from Bb to Canvas

Occasionally you may have students who, for various reasons, are unable to complete a course in a single semester resulting in an incomplete. With the fast approaching transition from Blackboard to Canvas, you maybe wondering how this will be handled. As communicated, all courses will be hosted in Canvas starting with the 2021 Summer sessions. […]

Examity Trial Reminder

On February 1st we launched a trial of the Examity proctoring solution for the Spring 2021 semester. During the trial, Examity and our existing solution (Respondus) are both available for use. We hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity to try Examity and share your feedback. If Examity is proven to be technologically […]

Canvas Boot Camp for Faculty

VCU Online and Academic Technologies have teamed up to offer an incredible 4-day event that includes Canvas workshops and more! Session tracks will cover all levels of Canvas users from novice to advanced. Workshops are May 25 – 28 from 9:00am – 12:00pm and Open Office Hours are 1:00pm – 4:00pm each day. For more […]

Canvas Tip: Save Your Course Storage Space for More Important Things

With courses having to be moved primarily online due to COVID-19, instructors have increasingly started using Zoom for their recording needs. Instinctively, instructors will then download the zoom recording on their computers and upload it directly to the Canvas course. This method is not recommended because by doing this you will quickly use up all […]

Respondus April 2021 Training Webinars

Instructor Training: Pearson MyLab + Respondus Monitor This webinar is intended for instructors who currently use Pearson MyLab. It will include a demonstration of how to set up and use the new integration with Respondus Monitor, overview of licensing options (including student purchase), best practices, and more.  April 7 from 3pm-4pm – Register Instructor Training: […]

VoiceThread Workshops – April 2021

Join for our free workshops! If you are new to VoiceThread or just want some new ideas, join us for¬†these interactive and hands-on explorations. New Assignment FeaturesApril 6 at 1:00pm ET – RegisterWe’ll explore how to turn new assignments on for your courses and begin using them with your students. We will review all of […]

New Workshop – Spring Clean Your Courses for Transition to Canvas

Apr 9, 1:00-1:50pm, online  Sponsored by VCU Libraries, CTLE, Academic Technologies, and VCU Online, this workshop will help you review your course materials for accessibility and copyright compliance, and identify improved versions of your content. Identify the easiest way to share materials in Canvas and maximize cost savings for your students. There will also be […]

KAMP: Using Kaltura Analytics to Continuously Improve Student Engagement

Come learn the power of analytics. This session will help faculty and designers understand how their videos are being watched as well as how to use these analytics to improve student engagement. April 8, 2021 2 pm – Register Here

Kaltura March Updates

Kaltura Capture local recording file location change Locating your Personal Capture recordings has just become easier with the addition of the current recoding directory folder now displayed in the settings tab. If you do not see this option in your settings you may need to update your Kaltura Capture program by reinstalling it from MediaSpace. […]

CTLE April Faculty Success Workshops

These Faculty Success Workshops are offered each semester across a wide range of topics relevant to teaching, scholarship, service, wellness, career development, and more. This series includes interactive workshops and sometimes panel discussions and/or presentations addressing everything from evidence-based pedagogy to new technologies to maximize learning to writing statements/narratives for promotion materials. Thursday, 4/1:¬†Faculty First […]

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