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Beginning of Semester Reminders – Spring 2024

Join VCU’s Möbius Pilot Publishing/Unpublishing Courses Academic Technologies Website Benefits of Centrally Supported Tools Canvas Login Faculty Developer Role Decommissioned Copy a Canvas Course Course Conclude Functionality Removed Course or Section Cross-Listing Spring 2023 Training Opportunities Ellucian ILP Academic Integrity Concerns Canvas Collaborations We Appreciate Your Feedback Greetings Faculty and Staff, We hope everyone had […]

End of Semester Reminders – Fall 2023

Spring 2024 Course Shells Training Opportunities Just-in Time Support Fall 2023 Updates (In Case You Missed it) Final Grades Join the Möbius Pilot Today! Carrying Over Incompletes Feedback Greetings VCU Faculty, We hope everyone has had a successful Fall semester. Below you will find some items to consider while closing out your course before winter […]

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 […]

Join VCU’s Möbius Pilot Today!

Academic Technologies, in partnership with DigitalEd, would like to announce the launch of the university-wide Möbius pilot.  Möbius is a cloud-based learning platform for creating and deploying STEM course materials for all modalities. Providing lessons, assessments and interactive learning activities, it unfolds the potential for the STEM student to acquire knowledge at a guided yet […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Canvas Feature Updates January 2023

Gradebook – Missing Status Keyboard Shortcut Production Environment Availability: 1/4/2023 In SpeedGrader, to update an assignment’s status to Missing, enter MI or mi and press enter or click in another area of the page. This update saves instructors time in marking assignments as missing. In the Gradebook, entering MI or mi updates the status of […]

Canvas Training Services Portal Update

The Canvas Training Services Portal (TSP) is the best place to receive a variety of training content, and now it will be easier than ever to access.  In January 2023, the Canvas Training Services Portal (TSP) is updating the way content is delivered, and we are excited to share these changes with you.  Using your […]

Beginning of Semester Reminders – Spring 2023

Canvas Login Publishing and Unpublishing Courses Respondus – New Feature Highlights VCU Online UDL Regional Conference Copy a Canvas Course “Classic Quizzes” to “New Quizzes” Transition Updates Top Hat 1.1 Transition to the LTI Version 1.3 Academic Integrity Concerns Course or Section Cross-Listing Canvas Enrollment Status Update Spring 2023 Training Opportunities Greetings Faculty and Staff, […]

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