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Canvas Third Party Tool Removals: May 2024

The Learning Systems team carried over a number of Third Party Tools available institution-wide in Blackboard to Canvas in 2020. This carryover effort was made to ensure continuity for the VCU community during a transitory period.  For a list of these tools, please see: https://go.vcu.edu/canvas-tools We have since re-evaluated the number of tools installed at […]

Respondus Training – Sept. 2023

LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor: Protect the Integrity of Online TestsThis training is perfect for instructors who are new to LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor, or those who want a refresher on how to use these applications to ensure academic integrity during online exams.Dates: Sept. 5, 13, 19, 26 – REGISTER Respondus 4.0 and the Test Bank Network: Quickly Create Online […]

VoiceThread Training – Sept. 2023

Join VoiceThread for their free workshops! If you are new to VoiceThread or just want some new ideas, this interactive and hands-on explorations is just what you need. All sessions are led by VoiceThread’s instructional designer and online educator George Haines who will share his expertise to help you get the most from VoiceThread. VoiceThread Basics 1: Upload, Comment, […]

Canvas Overview for Students

As part of Weeks of Welcome for VCU students, Academic Technologies will host a live, online 30-minute overview of Canvas, VCU’s web-based learning management system (LMS). Students will learn how to navigate Canvas to complete class assignments, projects, and more. Please register and join the session on August 24th, 11:00am – 11:30am. https://cglink.me/2dV/r1928590

Möbius (Pilot) On-Demand Webinars

As previously announced, VCU has acquired a Möbius pilot extending through June 2024 that is available to the all VCU users. To assist in your understanding and usage of Möbius, we have compiled a list of instructor focused on-demand webinars to help get you started. Escape RoomsNew STEM Strategies for Post-Pandemic CampusesHow is Learning and […]

Beginning of Semester Reminders – Fall 2023

Canvas Faculty Survey Publishing/Unpublishing Courses Join VCU’s Möbius Pilot Today! Canvas Integrations: 3rd Party Tools Academic Technologies Website Summer/Fall 2023: Canvas Updates Canvas Login Fall 2023 Training Opportunities Copy a Canvas Course Academic Integrity Concerns Course or Section Cross-Listing We Appreciate your Feedback Greetings Faculty and Staff, Welcome back! We hope everyone had a memorable […]

Respondus Training – Aug. 2023

LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor: Protect the Integrity of Online Tests This training is perfect for instructors who are new to LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor, or those who want a refresher on how to use these applications to ensure academic integrity during online exams. Dates:  Aug. 2, 8, 15, 17, 22, 23, 29, 30 […]

Canvas Panda Pros have Returned!

Instructure Canvas’ Panda Pros are back and ready to help! Panda Pros is an amazing opportunity for instructors to receive FREE one-on-one advice from a knowledgeable Instructure professional on using Instructure products. These pros are experts in product knowledge, pedagogy and design who are sure to help get all of our educators up to speed […]

Canvas Feature Updates June 2023

Gradebook – View Gradebook Menu Location and Name Update Production Environment Availability: 6/7/2023 When instructors switch between Gradebooks, the View Gradebook Menu displays to the left of the page. Additionally, the main Gradebook is renamed Traditional Gradebook. Previously when switching between gradebooks, the View Gradebook Menu displayed on the right of the page. The View […]

Join VCU’s Möbius Pilot Today!

Academic Technologies, in partnership with DigitalEd, would like to announce the launch of the university-wide Möbius pilot.  Möbius is a cloud-based learning platform for creating and deploying STEM course materials for all modalities. Providing lessons, assessments and interactive learning activities, it unfolds the potential for the STEM student to acquire knowledge at a guided yet […]

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