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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 […]

VCU Students Gain Full Access to Adobe Creative Cloud

Beginning June 1, 2022, VCU’s Enterprise License agreement will include full access to Adobe’s Creative Cloud suite for all VCU students enrolled in at least one credit-bearing course. VCU employees and affiliates who are enrolled as students are also eligible. A discounted rate is available for VCU employees and departments, which allows instructors to enhance […]

Canvas Docviewer Page Errors – Resolved

Starting May 13th, Canvas began having some on and off issues involving their Docviewer Page. Because of this issue, you may have experienced errors in your gradebook/speedgrader and other areas of Canvas when trying to access documents. We do apologize for the inconvenience. As of recently, the issue has been reported as Resolved and with […]

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 […]

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