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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” […]

Reminder: SoftChalk is Going Away

On May 22, 2022, SoftChalk will no longer be available for use. As an alternative, Technology Services has established an Articulate 360 Team Agreement to provide VCU departments/schools quick access to Team licenses and benefits.  Articulate 360 provides a suite of e-Learning web authoring tools used to create a lesson or course, and enables you […]

Google Apps 1.1 Being Replaced with Google Assignments 1.3

Google Apps 1.1 is scheduled to be removed from Canvas on 5/31/2022.  This tool is being deprecated and replaced by Google Assignments 1.3 which has already been installed on Canvas as of August 2021.  All new assignments should be created using Google Assignments 1.3.  Any existing assignments created using Google Apps will need to be […]

Respondus Webinars – April 2022

Greetings, educators!  Improve your knowledge of LockDown Browser and other Respondus applications by joining the April training webinars via the links below. 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. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, […]

Fall 2022 Student Enrollments

Student enrollments into your Canvas courses for the Fall 2022 semester will begin taking place on April 18, 2022. Students who are registered for a course through the university’s records and registration process are automatically enrolled via the Banner system. The primary instructor listed in Banner has also been populated for all courses. All other […]

Fall 2022 Course Shells Now Available

All Fall 2022 Canvas course shells are available so instructors can begin building your courses. Primary instructors have been populated; however, student enrollments have not yet begun. If you are looking for a specific course that you believe you should be teaching, please email lsrequest@vcu.edu with the course ID (ie. MISC-101-001-SU2022) and we will be happy to […]

VoiceThread Workshops – March 2022

If you are new to VoiceThread or just want some new ideas, join us for these interactive and hands-on explorations. About the Workshops These workshops are completely free. The sessions are led by VoiceThread instructional designer and online educator, George Haines. George will share his expertise to help you get the most from VoiceThread. VoiceThread and Universal […]

Now LIVE! Learning Systems’ Redesigned Website

Learning Systems just completed phase 1 of our website redesign project, using the new VCU Compass framework. The site officially went live February 18th. You can check it out at learningsystems.vcu.edu. The new site offers quick and easy navigation to teaching and learning resources, training, support, and assistance in a secure, compliant environment that is […]

Teaching with Technology Faculty Survey Results

A recent survey was conducted at VCU to gain insight into faculty perceptions of teaching with technology. The results of this survey will guide further development of existing technology tools and applications, as well as, provide insight about current technology and faculty development practices, and if they are meeting the needs of our faculty. Additionally, […]

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