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Spring 2023 Courses Available October 31st

All Spring 2023 Canvas course shells will become available to all instructors on October 31, 2022 so you will have ample time to begin building your courses. Primary instructors will be populated; however, secondary instructors and TAs will need to be added manually by the primary instructor. If you find that a course you are […]

Canvas Loading Issue – Resolved at 2:43pm

Started on Sep-21 at 2:16PM Affected Services:Teaching & Learning/Canvas Message: Our service provider for Canvas is currently experiencing an issue which is affecting customer’s ability to login, load or access content.  We will resolve this incident once we have received confirmation the issue has been resolved from our service provider.  Please contact the IT Support Center […]

Beginning of Semester Reminders – Fall 2022

Greetings VCU Faculty, Welcome back! Our team is optimistic that the Fall 2022 semester will prove to be the most successful semester yet. Below, we have provided some highlights that will hopefully be useful as you prepare for the semester ahead. Table of Contents AT Quick Guide Google Apps 1.1 Replacement Adding a Syllabus to […]

Canvas Overview for Students during WOW!

Weeks of Welcome have begun!  Don’t miss the live, virtual overview of Canvas, VCU’s web-based learning management system (LMS), hosted by VCU Academic Technologies on August 17th, 1:00-1:30pm. This session will give students an overview of Canvas, helping them get a jump start on how to navigate Canvas to complete class assignments, projects, and more. Register […]

Canvas Help Menu: New and Improved!

Academic Technologies’ Learning Systems team has performed an in-depth overview of our Canvas Help Menu and made a few adjustments. The purpose of these changes is to provide VCU faculty, staff and students with more transparency about where to seek assistance and exactly who that assistance is coming from, allowing them to make more informed […]

Surviving in Canvas Mini-Courses (Self-Paced)

VCU Online and Academic Technologies have teamed up once again to bring the VCU community a series of asynchronous self-paced mini-courses. These courses are a redesign of our previous Teaching with Technology Bootcamp sessions and integrate both technological and pedagogical insights. They are intended for faculty and staff who are interested in learning more about […]

InstructureCon 2022 – Agenda Unveiled

Drumroll please… InstructureCon is a month away and the InstructureCon agenda (held on July 14th this year) is now live! A few upcoming sessions (most of which are approximately 20 minutes long) that may be of interest to faculty at VCU specifically: HE General Session More than Busy Work–Utilizing Discussions for Transformative Education Breaking Barriers through Open […]

Canvas Docviewer Page Errors – Resolved

Starting May 13th, Canvas began having some on and off issues involving their Docviewer Page. Because of this issue, you may have experienced errors in your gradebook/speedgrader and other areas of Canvas when trying to access documents. We do apologize for the inconvenience. As of recently, the issue has been reported as Resolved and with […]

InstructureCon 2022 – Registration is Now Open!

 The Adventure Continues at InstructureCon 2022

End of Semester Reminders – Spring 2022

Greetings VCU Faculty, Another semester is coming to a close and we hope it has been a successful year for you all so far. Just-In-Time Support In need of support to complete your end-of-semester checklist? We’re here to help. For an overview of available support resources for Canvas and Kaltura, please see the “Get Help” […]

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