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Kaltura April Updates

Kaltura Canvas Rich Content Editor (RCE) Addition We have added Kaltura Media to the main options bar within the RCE. This widget is represented on the middle right hand side which allows you to embed your Kaltura content. Kaltura Quizzes in Canvas/Blackboard There have been multiple reported issues with Kaltura Quizzes within Canvas or Blackboard. […]

Respondus April 2021 Training Webinars

Instructor Training: Pearson MyLab + Respondus Monitor This webinar is intended for instructors who currently use Pearson MyLab. It will include a demonstration of how to set up and use the new integration with Respondus Monitor, overview of licensing options (including student purchase), best practices, and more.  April 7 from 3pm-4pm – Register Instructor Training: […]

New Workshop – Spring Clean Your Courses for Transition to Canvas

Apr 9, 1:00-1:50pm, online  Sponsored by VCU Libraries, CTLE, Academic Technologies, and VCU Online, this workshop will help you review your course materials for accessibility and copyright compliance, and identify improved versions of your content. Identify the easiest way to share materials in Canvas and maximize cost savings for your students. There will also be […]

Kaltura March Updates

Kaltura Capture local recording file location change Locating your Personal Capture recordings has just become easier with the addition of the current recoding directory folder now displayed in the settings tab. If you do not see this option in your settings you may need to update your Kaltura Capture program by reinstalling it from MediaSpace. […]

Canvas Tip: How to Fix Images Not Visible when Using the Mobile App

Students using the Canvas Student app have complained of not being able to see images the instructor has shared. To fix this issue, you will need to instruct your students to turn on the “Allow Cross Website Tracking” option in their Canvas Student app settings. This short Images in Canvas video will show them how […]

CTLE March Faculty Success Workshops

These Faculty Success Workshops are offered each semester across a wide range of topics relevant to teaching, scholarship, service, wellness, career development, and more. This series includes interactive workshops and sometimes panel discussions and/or presentations addressing everything from evidence-based pedagogy to new technologies to maximize learning to writing statements/narratives for promotion materials. Monday, 3/1:┬áTips for […]

Canvas Tip: Uploading Videos and Large Files

It has always been highly encouraged that users not upload videos directly into Bb but instead upload your videos to Kaltura and then embed or link them into your Course. This can cause issues such as video distortion and, in many cases, students having trouble watching them. This is still the case, and even more […]

Kaltura’s February 2021 Featured Webinar

KAMP: Using Video in the Fully Online Environment for Improved Personalization and Student Engagement Feb 11, 2021 at 2:00PM EST – Register Faculty and instructional designers will come to understand and use Kaltura video in the online course environment. This session will provide ideas on how video can improve online course design for video lectures, […]

Beginning of the Semester Reminders

Greetings VCU Faculty, As we begin the Spring 2021 semester, please remember that by May 31, 2021, 100% of VCU online courses will use Canvas. Blackboard will not be available after May 31, 2021.  All courses previously in Blackboard, as well as new courses will use Canvas, starting with the Summer 2021 semester.  Last year […]

Check your Canvas; Turnitin is Here!

How we Got to TurnitinSafeassign is a plagiarism tool owned by Blackboard and integrated with the VCU Blackboard environment. Academic Technologies was tasked with finding a suitable plagiarism tool for Canvas. A request for proposal (RFP) committee was formed and included two representatives from Academic Technologies, two instructional designers (one from each campus) and a […]

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