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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, […]

End of Semester Reminders – Fall 2022

Canvas Login Portal is Changing Canvas Quick Tips Just-In-Time Support Pedagogical Assistance Final Grades Training Opportunities Carrying Over Incompletes to the Next Semester Greetings VCU Faculty, Winter break is quickly approaching and with that comes alot of end of semester business to attend. We have compiled some information to keep in mind as you wrap […]

VoiceThread Maintenance – December 31, 2022

Hello VoiceThread Users! On Saturday, December 31, we will be performing hardware and software updates to our databases. VoiceThread will be unavailable for up to 6 hours. Date: December 31, 2022Time: 5:00-11:00am EST (UTC -5)Impact: VoiceThread offline Please feel free to contact us with any questions. Thank you, as always, for your patience as we keep VoiceThread healthy! The VT […]

Spring 2023 Courses Available October 31st

All Spring 2023 Canvas course shells will become available to all instructors on October 31, 2022 so you will have ample time to begin building your courses. Primary instructors will be populated; however, secondary instructors and TAs will need to be added manually by the primary instructor. If you find that a course you are […]

Canvas Loading Issue – Resolved at 2:43pm

Started on Sep-21 at 2:16PM Affected Services:Teaching & Learning/Canvas Message: Our service provider for Canvas is currently experiencing an issue which is affecting customer’s ability to login, load or access content.  We will resolve this incident once we have received confirmation the issue has been resolved from our service provider.  Please contact the IT Support Center […]

Beginning of Semester Reminders – Fall 2022

Greetings VCU Faculty, Welcome back! Our team is optimistic that the Fall 2022 semester will prove to be the most successful semester yet. Below, we have provided some highlights that will hopefully be useful as you prepare for the semester ahead. Table of Contents AT Quick Guide Google Apps 1.1 Replacement Adding a Syllabus to […]

Becoming the University of the Future With Adobe

Adobe’s higher education strategist spoke with VCU Provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs, Fotis Sotiropoulos, as well as several VCU students and staff. Read the news article to learn more about how VCU is closing the gap between career requirements and best-in-class learning, and creating a new blueprint for the university of the […]

Canvas Help Menu: New and Improved!

Academic Technologies’ Learning Systems team has performed an in-depth overview of our Canvas Help Menu and made a few adjustments. The purpose of these changes is to provide VCU faculty, staff and students with more transparency about where to seek assistance and exactly who that assistance is coming from, allowing them to make more informed […]

Surviving in Canvas Mini-Courses (Self-Paced)

VCU Online and Academic Technologies have teamed up once again to bring the VCU community a series of asynchronous self-paced mini-courses. These courses are a redesign of our previous Teaching with Technology Bootcamp sessions and integrate both technological and pedagogical insights. They are intended for faculty and staff who are interested in learning more about […]

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