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Turnitin New Similarity Report View

Turnitin’s similarity report has been thoughtfully redesigned with an integrated, intuitive interface and new categorization of match types, making it easier to interpret and use as a formative learning tool to strengthen academic writing skills – View the New Similarity Report. Below are a couple of resources to help get you acclimated to the new […]

The Benefits of Using Centrally Supported Tools

Oftentimes, instructors get overwhelmed by the hundreds of Canvas 3rd Party Tool options available to use in their courses. Canvas 3rd Party Tools are external apps that add functionality to a course which enhance course facilitation through the platform.  However, many of these tools are to be used ‘at your own risk’ with no real […]

VoiceThread Training – Oct. 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 in Canvas – […]

Möbius + OpenStax Webinar

If you are interested in Open Educational Resources (OER), this Möbius + OpenStax Webinar on engaging STEM content is for you! In partnership with OpenStax, we’re hosting a webinar about Transforming STEM Content with Engaging Course Content. This webinar will take place on September 26th, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. EDT – Click on this link to […]

New VoiceThread is Here!

Table of Contents New VoiceThread is simpler, more accessible, and more powerful than ever before. The biggest update in VoiceThread history is ready for you to give it a whirl! There are dozens of new features and enhancements in the New VoiceThread. To see the new commenting features in action, watch this video. Here are […]

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 […]

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