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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 […]

Respondus – New Feature Highlights

Show Your WorkA top request from math and science faculty is a way for students to “show their work” at the end of an online exam. This feature is now available with the Respondus Monitor proctoring system.Watch video 24/7 Live Chat – 10+ LanguagesStudents who use the 24/7 Live Chat service in Respondus Monitor can get support […]

Don’t Miss Adobe Week at VCU!

October 31 – November 4, 2022 Join us to celebrate being an Adobe Creative Campus and learn more about our favorite creative tools! Adobe Creative Cloud is a resource that can help students and faculty discover their own creativity. During Adobe Week we’ll dive into new Adobe offerings that utilize some of the most exciting […]

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 […]

VCU Adobe Creative Jam Coming in October

Adobe will host a Creative Jam event for VCU students Oct. 31st – Nov. 4th. Participants learn specific Adobe applications from an Adobe expert, then work in teams to complete a “creative” challenge. Each team creates a solution and presents their work to a jury of industry experts and peers for a chance to win […]

Canvas Overview for Students during WOW!

Weeks of Welcome have begun!  Don’t miss the live, virtual overview of Canvas, VCU’s web-based learning management system (LMS), hosted by VCU Academic Technologies on August 17th, 1:00-1:30pm. This session will give students an overview of Canvas, helping them get a jump start on how to navigate Canvas to complete class assignments, projects, and more. Register […]

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 […]

Full Access to Adobe Creative Cloud for all VCU Students

VCU’s Enterprise license now includes access to Adobe’s Creative Cloud applications for all part-time, full-time, employees and affiliates enrolled as students in at least one credit-bearing course. All other employees should consult with their department about discounted bulk licenses. More information is available at go.vcu.edu/adobe. Take a moment to subscribe to this blog so you can […]

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 […]

VoiceThread Data Clean-up Policy

Starting on July 1, 2022, VoiceThread will be implementing a data clean-up policy that might result in some inactive accounts being deleted. The following policies will apply to users under VCU’s license: Account has never been accessed: Will be deleted 1 year after it was created. Account has been accessed but no content has been created: Will […]

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