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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/. 

Canvas Feature Updates – August 2022

Calendar – Edit Event Start and End Time Drop-Down Menu In the Calendar, when editing an event, the start and end time fields have been updated to include a drop-down menu. When editing an event, to view the drop-down menu, click the Start Time and End Time fields. This update utilizes InstUI for creating calendar events, Instructure’s internal design […]

VoiceThread Training – Sept. 2022

Join VoiceThread for their free workshops! If you are new to VoiceThread or just want some new ideas, these interactive and hands-on explorations are 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. VoiceThread Basics 1: […]

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 […]

Creative Teaching and Learning with Adobe

Instructors interested in using Adobe Creative Cloud applications to create and deliver course content that engages, motivates, and sparks student creativity, should consult with their department about discounted bulk licenses available via VCU’s Enterprise License agreement. This agreement also includes full access for students enrolled in at least one  credit-bearing course. View the timeline of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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