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Kaltura February Updates

New Tool Alert – Captions Alignment ToolThis Captions Alignment Tool will allow you to upload a transcript file that will sync with your audio and play as closed captions on your media. Zoom to Kaltura IssuesSome Zoom cloud recordings have failed to upload into Kaltura over this past month. If you have experienced this issue, […]

Canvas Training: Advanced Gradebook, Assignments, and Quizzes

In order to provide faculty with the most thorough and beneficial Canvas gradebook information, a Canvas Learning Specialist from Instructure will deliver a 3-hour training on February 25th, 9:00am-12:00pm. – Register This session will provide a deep dive into advanced features, and how to utilize these with assignments, quizzes and other graded items. Bring your […]

Canvas Faculty Showcase

This event, sponsored by VCU Online, VCU Academic Technologies and the CTLE, provides an opportunity for faculty who have been working in Canvas to share successes and ideas for best practices in using Canvas for teaching. The event is open to faculty presenters as well as faculty who want to learn tricks of the trade. […]

Canvas Tip: Uploading Videos and Large Files

It has always been highly encouraged that users not upload videos directly into Bb but instead upload your videos to Kaltura and then embed or link them into your Course. This can cause issues such as video distortion and, in many cases, students having trouble watching them. This is still the case, and even more […]

Canvas Training: Advanced Gradebook, Assignments, and Quizzes

In order to provide faculty with the most thorough and beneficial Canvas gradebook information, a Canvas Learning Specialist from Instructure will deliver a 3-hour training on February 25th, 9:00am-12:00pm. – Register This session will provide a deep dive into advanced features, and how to utilize these with assignments, quizzes and other graded items. Bring your […]

Canvas Resources

To ensure you have all the support and resources needed for this final semester of the transition from Blackboard to Canvas, Academic Technologies has compiled a list of important resources. VCU Canvas Website – This page is updated regularly with training, how-to’s, resources, deadlines, and more. The Training Schedule including links to register, and you […]

CTLE February Faculty Success Workshops

These Faculty Success Workshops are offered each semester across a wide range of topics relevant to teaching, scholarship, service, wellness, career development, and more. This series includes interactive workshops and sometimes panel discussions and/or presentations addressing everything from evidence-based pedagogy to new technologies to maximize learning to writing statements/narratives for promotion materials. Monday, 2/8: Navigating Promotion […]

Respondus Instructor Training – February 2021

Instructor Training: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. LockDown Browser is a custom browser that prevents digital cheating during an online exam. Respondus Monitor is a companion product for LockDown Browser that deters cheating when students […]

Examity Trial

In 2020, The Office of the Provost and VCU Technology Services worked cooperatively to identify a proctoring solution that could augment the current proctoring solution’s capacity in order to meet the university’s virtual education requirements; and to review alternatives that would better serve the needs of the university community. A remote proctoring solution committee was […]

Kaltura’s February 2021 Featured Webinar

KAMP: Using Video in the Fully Online Environment for Improved Personalization and Student Engagement Feb 11, 2021 at 2:00PM EST – Register Faculty and instructional designers will come to understand and use Kaltura video in the online course environment. This session will provide ideas on how video can improve online course design for video lectures, […]

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