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VoiceThread Training – Oct. 2022

Join VoiceThread for their free workshops! If you are new to VoiceThread or just want some new ideas, this interactive and hands-on explorations is just what you need. The sessions are led by VoiceThread’s instructional designer and online educator George Haines who will share his expertise to help you get the most from VoiceThread. Using VoiceThread in […]

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 […]

Adobe Premiere Virtual Workshops for Artists

The Workshop in Cabell Library will host two online Adobe Premiere training sessions, focused on applications that can be the most useful for creative expression. Sept 14th and 15th12:30pm – 1:30pm For more information and to register, visit https://adobe.vcu.edu/learn/student-learning-hub/. 

Respondus Training – Sept. 2022

Join Respondus this month for free, in-depth training on Respondus 4.0, LockDown Browser and Monitor. Register for any of the sessions via the links below! LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor This 45-minute training is the perfect introduction for instructors who are new to the applications and plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Teaching with Technology Survival Camp

This bootcamp, sponsored by VCU Online and joined by Learning Systems, running in-person and streamed live on August 9 & August 18th, 2022, will include morning and afternoon workshops and open office hours (9 – 11:45 a.m. and 1 – 3:45 p.m.) for faculty to drop in and ask questions. Open office hours (click 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 […]

VoiceThread Workshops – July 2022

If you are new to VoiceThread or just want some new ideas, join these interactive and hands-on explorations. These workshops are completely free and sessions are led by VoiceThread’s instructional designer and online educator George Haines. George will share his expertise to help you get the most from VoiceThread. VoiceThread Basics 1: Upload, Comment, and Share – […]

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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