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Gradebook Training for Blackboard and Canvas

Greetings VCU Faculty! Need some refresher training on the Blackboard grade center before the end of the Fall term? … Or perhaps you want to begin focusing on what the Canvas gradebook can do for you before the all-important transition following the Spring 2021 semester?There are many resources posted for training on the Canvas gradebook […]

Blackboard Faculty – End of Spring 2020 – Updates and Reminders

Greetings Blackboard Faculty, Welcome to the end of an absolutely different and challenging semester. We hope everyone is hanging in there and realize that you are doing your best given the situation at hand! We are here for you in the support of technology issues you might be having with Blackboard, Kaltura, and the integrations […]

Support for a rapid transition to online instruction at VCU

Greetings Blackboard Faculty, Learning Systems will be partnering with Online@VCU and offering support as faculty move to online instruction during COVID-19. Highlighted below are references to resources that can be used within the LMS (Blackboard) in the hopes that this will help to ease the quick transition to teaching online. For instructional support, you can […]

Top Hat – New Student Response System

VCU now has an official partnership with Top Hat, which will become the University’s supported Student Response System (SRS). Official communication about this will be coming from the provost office next week, but we wanted to share the news with you now. Top Hat is a cloud-based solution which offers many new features for classroom […]

Blackboard Workshops – Technology Fair 2016

Join us for one of our Blackboard Workshops at the Technology Fair: April 4 – Workshops – Student Commons, VA Room D (Monroe Park) 11:45a.m. – 12:15pm Blackboard Learn: An Overview of Current and Upcoming Features and Tools – In this 30-minute session, we will look at some new features and tools associated with Blackboard’s latest release […]

Blackboard Online Training Reminder

Blackboard has 3 more online training sessions remaining available for Faculty to participate in. These sessions are conducted by a certified Blackboard person who is willing and capable of answering any question you throw at her. Remaining Sessions: Creating and Managing Assignment (February 8, 2016 at 8am to 10 am) – Register Creating and Managing Tests […]

Respondus Webinars

“Prevent Cheating During Online Tests with LockDown Browser” Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser used by hundreds of schools to lock down a computer during an online test. When using LockDown Browser, students can’t print, copy, visit other websites, or use other applications during an online test. This session will include an overview and […]

2016 Spring Blackboard Online Training Schedule

**All courses taught by a certified Blackboard Training Consultant** Sessions will be recorded for later viewing To register go to training.vcu.edu Keyword: Blackboard Presenting Dynamic Content Wednesday (1/6/2016) 9:00am – 11:00am Content Management (CMS) Tuesday (1/12/2016) 2:00pm – 4:00pm Building Communities Online Thursday (1/28/2016) 3:00pm – 5:00pm Creating and Managing Assignments Monday (2/8/2016) 8:00am – […]

Blackboard and the Use of Atomic Learning Presentation

Learn the value of effectively using video in higher education classrooms. Live Presentation: Wednesday, October 13, 2015 @ 12PM ET / 11AM CT Join this October matinee presentation with host Jackie Hughes, Instructional Technology Coordinator, Ferris State University. You’ll leave here having learned: How to use Atomic Learning’s online video tutorials within Blackboard Learn to extend learning […]

LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor: Instructor Training

LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor: Instructor Training Each 45-minute webinar provides a live demo, plus tips to get started using these applications to deter cheating during online exams. Wednesday, October 7th at 3 pm ET Thursday, October 15th at 8 pm ET Tuesday, October 20th at 2 pm ET Please Sign Up at http://www.respondus.com/products/webinar/

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