Learning Systems Announcements

VoiceThread Maintenance – Sunday, July, 7th, 2019 – Service impact »

VoiceThread will be performing scheduled maintenance on Sunday, July 7th, 2019

Begin Time: Sunday, July 7th, 2019 05:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4)

End Time: Sunday, July 7th, 2019 6:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4)

Details:  VoiceThread will be performing system updates on Sunday, July 7 from 5:00 AM to 6:00 AM EDT (UTC -4).  All users will be signed out of their accounts during this window and will need to sign in again. There is no expected down time.

Regards, 
Learning Systems

Blackboard Maintenance – Friday, June, 28th, 2019 – Service impact intermittent »

Blackboard will be performing scheduled maintenance on Friday, June 28th, 2019 Begin Time: Friday, June 28th, 2019 02:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Friday, June 28th, 2019 6:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Details:  Blackboard will be performing maintenance. Clients may experience brief periods of intermittent availability during the . . .

VoiceThread Workshops – June 2019 »

These workshops are completely free. The sessions are led by 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 June 18 at 1:00pm ET - Register here In this workshop, participants will learn how . . .

Blackboard Maintenance – Friday, June, 21st, 2019 – Service impact not expected »

Blackboard will be performing scheduled maintenance on Friday, June 21st, 2019 Begin Time: Friday, June 21st, 2019 02:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Friday, June 21st, 2019 6:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Details:  Blackboard will be performing maintenance. While we anticipate no interruption in service as a result of the work, we ca . . .

Blackboard Maintenance – Friday, June, 14th, 2019 – Service Impacting »

Blackboard will be performing scheduled maintenance on Friday, June 14th, 2019 Begin Time: Friday, June 14th, 2019 02:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Friday, June 14th, 2019 6:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Details:  Blackboard will be performing Service Impacting maintenance upgrading router firmware.  Please take note that this is a . . .

CaptureSpace has been retired. Kaltura Personal Capture has arrived! »

Greetings from Learning Systems, This is just a friendly reminder that Kaltura CaptureSpace has been retired. As of June 1st, it is no longer being updated, enhanced, or supported by the vendor. Kaltura Capture has arrived and is now available for download from VCU's Kaltura MediaSpace! It is much easier to use with a simple interface, allowing t . . .

Blackboard Maintenance: June 22nd, 12:30am – June 22nd, 4:30pm »

Begin Time: Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 00:30 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 16:30 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Blackboard will be down for maintenance on Saturday, June 22nd - starting at 12:30 a.m. until Saturday, June 22nd 4:30 p.m. This downtime is required to apply a critical security patch. It is estimated the ent . . .

Lecture Capture transition – detailed timeline posted »

Learning Systems has posted a timeline for the Lecture Capture transition at VCU. It is designed to help users and departmental stakeholders better understand the transition away from Echo360 as a centrally supported lecture capture option from Academic Technologies. Kaltura (and Cattura Capturecast hardware) will now be supported for all things lec . . .

Blackboard Upgrade to latest version – Completed »

Blackboard has been upgraded to the latest version, Bb 9.1 "Q4 2018" release. Blackboard is being upgraded to the latest version, Bb 9.1 "Q4 2018" release beginning at 8:00pm on Tuesday, May 14th and will last approximately 20-30 hours. This new version will be used starting with the 2019 summer semester. All previously existing courses will r . . .

SafeAssign Delays »

SafeAssign users are currently experiencing a delay in processing time. Our engineers have identified and resolved the root cause and will update further when the backlog is clear. We apologize for the inconvenience and please check back for updates. . . .

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