Students Downloading Kaltura Videos on an iPhone or iPad

A number of students have reported the “It seems your browser is blocking 3rd party session cookies which are required for the Kaltura application. To resolve this issue, please update your settings to allow 3rd party cookies.” To address this issue, please see the handout below for instructions on how you can make the iPhone […]

Open Educational Resources (OER)

A former nursing faculty member recently sent this article from the New York Times about the high cost of some college textbooks. There is a movement afoot about the high cost of higher education and what can be done about it. This movement has given rise to some quality free materials that are publicly available. […]

Nursing Apps

There are a number of different apps that are available to nursing students for free. The video below demonstrates AHRQ’s ePSS, Clinical Key, UpToDate, and Epocrates. App Demo I created the video above using my iPhone and Quicktime Player. See this YouTube from sakitech on how to do it.

Using Respondus Lockdown Browser

Respondus Lockdown Browser (RLB) is tool that you can use with your students so that when they are taking a test in Blackboard they will be unable to open new windows or connect to the Internet with a different application. First they will need to install the application. A Google search for “VCU Respondus Lockdown […]

Using Movie Clips for Assessment

Did you ever see a particular movie or tv show and think, “Boy, that was a great example of an end of life conversation. I wish I had that for class.” Well, you can add clips from Kanopy in your lectures, online classes, or even in your assessments. We’ve posted before about the Kanopy Streaming […]

VCU’s Lynda Becomes LinkedIn Learning

As of July 2019, VCU Lynda has moved to LinkedIn Learning!  There is even more great content available for you to use for your own professional development or to add to your Blackboard courses. I created a video on how to access LinkedIn Learning and how to add this content to your Blackboard course!

Updating Kaltura CaptureSpace to KalturaCapture

VCU Learning Systems recently posted to their Learning Systems Announcements Blog, that Kaltura CaptureSpace has been retired and KalturaCapture has arrived.  As of June 1st, Kaltura will no longer be updating the Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder as it has been replaced with Kaltura Capture. What does this mean to you? If you currently have the […]

Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals

A new program created by the Office of Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was created to improve cultural competency for behavioral health professionals. The course, Improving Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals, is comprised of four different courses: An introduction to cultural and linguistic competency Increasing self-awareness Increasing awareness […]

QM Success Stories: Beyond Online: Using the QM Rubric for Face-to-Face Course Design Webinar

VCU School of Nursing has a subscription to Quality Matters. One of the great features of QM is the webinar series, QM Success Stories.  On June 19, they will hold a webinar entitled, Beyond Online: Using the QM Rubric for Face-to-Face Course Design. Click the link to the left to sign up for this seminar.

Kaltura Video Not Playing in Blackboard?

Do you have Kaltura videos that you added to your course several semesters ago that look like this: If so, they may not play properly and you may get this message: This is because this video was added with the former Kaltura Blackboard Building Block.  These videos will need to be added back in so that […]

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