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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, […]

Suspended User Status in Canvas

Beginning Monday, March 7th, student status in Canvas will now follow the VCU Continuous Enrollment Policy which says that a student who misses 3 semesters is considered inactive and needs to reapply for admission.  Suspended users can no longer log in to Canvas Web or Mobile (mobile tokens are temporarily disabled). However, other data such as enrollments […]

Summer 2022 Course Shells Now Available

All Summer 2022 Canvas course shells are now available for instructors so you can begin building your courses. Primary instructors are being populated; however, student enrollments have not yet begun. Cross-listing is not an automated process. Instructors can perform this task when ready; preferably before the course is published. Be sure not to publish your […]

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 […]

Teaching and Learning One Stop Workshop Series

VCU Online, the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, and Learning Systems are joining forces this semester to provide faculty and staff with in-depth Canvas workshops to help enhance your courses. To register, go to the VCU Training Website (Keyword: Canvas or Workshop Series) or click the registration link beside the desired topic below. Note: […]

VoiceThread in Canvas Workshop – Vendor Led

If you are new to VoiceThread or just want some new ideas, join these interactive and hands-on explorations. Using VoiceThread in Canvas – February 8 at 1:00pm ET – RegisterIn this workshop, you will learn how to create VoiceThreads and then add them to your Canvas course as lessons, discussions, or assessments. This will be a […]

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