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VoiceThread Workshops – Sept. 2020

VoiceThread Advanced Skills September 22 at 7:00 pm ET – Register In this workshop, participants will learn about more advanced VoiceThread features. We will demonstrate how to integrate Google Drive content via our Media Sources, how to change language displays, adjust playback settings, and more. Portions of the workshop will be hands-on. Humanize Your Online Course […]

Respondus Training

Instructor Training: LockDown Browser & Respondus MonitorLockDown Browser and Respondus MonitorThis comprehensive training is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor proctoring with online exams. The training will cover:How to use LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor to protect integrity and ensure student identityThe instructor and student perspective in each applicationHow […]

Canvas Community Migration Incident Details (8/6/20)

Summary With the recent migration of the Canvas Community to a new platform, Instructure encountered three issues that impacted community members (highlighted below). Details On August 6th, the day of migration, we put the community into read-only mode for approximately 8 hours. People could access and search but not comment or participate. – At 10:14 […]

Growing with Canvas – New Faculty Training Scheduled

New Canvas training sessions for faculty have been scheduled for October. These 1-hour sessions will cover topics about importing Blackboard course content into Canvas, creating and managing assignments and quizzes, student enrollments, section cross-listing (merging), and installing 3rd party tools to enhance your course content. The training schedule is located on our Canvas website, along with the registration link.

VoiceThread Workshops – July and August 2020

VoiceThread Basics 1: Upload, Comment, and ShareJuly 14 at 12:30pm ET – Register Participants will learn how to upload media, comment and annotate on that media, and share it with others. This will be a slow paced, step-by-step, hands-on workshop. It is open to both VoiceThread license holders and free accounts. VoiceThread Basics 2: Groups […]

Canvas Exploration for VCU Faculty

Facilitator: Canvas Senior Trainer, Woody Roper When: 6/24/20 1pm-4pm , 6/25, 9am-12pm (same content offered twice) Sponsored by VCU Academic Technologies, this 3-hour online training session will provide VCU instructors with a detailed exploration of Canvas. The trainer will guide you through course navigation, file management, communications, grading, assignments, dashboards, and more. Learn how to […]

Teaching with Canvas at VCU Sessions Available!

Hosted by Academic Technologies, in partnership with the CTLE and ALTLab, this 1.5-hour online training session will demonstrate how to get started with Canvas. Instructors will learn how to use the basic features to get their course up and running in Canvas. Each session is the same, so select the one that best fits your […]

Simplifying Access to Applications Using AppsAnywhere

Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2-3pmFacilitator: Houston Griffith, Academic Technologies Hosted by the CTLE and Academic Technologies on Zoom, join us for a demo of AppsAnywhere. Learn how you and your students can choose and use your favorite software applications, such as SAS, ArcGIS, AutoCAD, CityEngine and many more on your personal or university-owned device. Register […]

Respondus Training – June 2020

Instructor Training:LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor This comprehensive training is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The training will cover:How to use LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor to protect integrity and ensure student identityThe instructor and student perspective using each applicationHow to analyze proctoring results, including […]

Respondus Monitor Proctoring Result Delays

Respondus Monitor encountered issues processing the proctoring data and videos for a number of exams taken on Thursday and Friday. A patch for the problem has been created and the affected exam sessions are scheduled to be reprocessed over the weekend, as soon as the patch clears QA.  Exams using Respondus Monitor since Friday 6pm […]

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