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Instructure to Migrate All Video Guides to Canvas Studio by July 31st

Instructure, the company that created and develops Canvas, will be migrating all video guides from Vimeo to the Canvas Studio platform by July 31, 2023. This will impact any videos you may have bookmarked or linked within any of your training materials, self-paced/asynchronous courses, etc. You are encouraged to prioritize updating embedded videos to their new Canvas Studio URL and […]

VoiceThread Training – June/July 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. Using VoiceThread for Student Portfolios […]

Resolved – Canvas Webinar Sessions – Technical Issue

Resolved – May 16, 2023 @ 1pm Webinars are temporarily down due to technical issues. We sincerely apologize but our Zoom account is currently down and therefore our trainers cannot open the Zoom rooms to deliver the Premium Subscription Webinar sessions. We are currently working to resolve this issue and will send an additional updated […]

Respondus LockDown Browser Reinstall

Following Respondus LDB problems we ran into last week, we wanted to get ahead of upcoming final exams by providing some guidance to those who may still be experiencing some lingering issues. Those using the Windows 10 operating system appear to have been most affected. If you find you are still having trouble, follow the […]

VoiceThread Training – May 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 and Universal Design for […]

End of Semester Reminder – Spring 2023

Greetings VCU Faculty, We hope everyone has had a successful Spring semester. Below you will find some items to consider while closing out your course for the summer. All 2023 Course Shells Now Available Course shells for the Summer and Fall 2023 semesters are now available to instructors within Canvas. As a reminder, a course […]

Respondus – End of Windows 7 Support for LockDown Browser

LockDown Browser will cease to work on Windows 7 computers beginning June 28, 2023. Students using Windows 7 will need to upgrade to Windows 10/11 or find another device that is supported. LockDown Browser can be used with Windows 10+, Mac 10.13+, Chromebook, and iPads running iOS 11+ (the iPad setting must be enabled by […]

Canvas Accessibility Update

It was recently brought to our attention that the link color within Canvas should be changed to better comply with accessibility needs. In consultation with Technology Services’ Web Services team, we have identified a suitable alternative. On March 8, 2023, a link color change will be implemented to better serve those with any form of […]

VoiceThread Training – March 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 and Universal […]

Summer 2023 Canvas Courses Available February 27th

All Summer 2023 Canvas course shells will become available to all instructors on February 27, 2023 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 believed […]

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