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August 2016 Archives

Kaltura Connectivity Issues — RESOLVED »

We are currently experiencing connectivity issues with Kaltura.  Learning Systems is working with Kaltura Support to resolve this issue as quickly as possible.  More information will be posted in this blog as it becomes available. We appreciate your patience. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Update: 8/30/ . . .

Crestron Touch Panel Issue Resolved »

The issue with the Echo360 Safe Capture High Definition Capture appliances and the Crestron Touch Panels has been resolved. Several weeks of testing has confirmed that the Crestron Touch Panels are functioning correctly. We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. If further assistance is needed with capturing . . .

VoiceThread Workshops »

VoiceThread Basics 1 - Upload, Comment, and Share​ September 7 at 7:00pm ET - Register here 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 members. VoiceThread Basics 2 . . .

Upcoming Blackboard Workshop – MCV »

So You Want to Use Blackboard 8/29/16 from 1pm to 3pm School of Nursing Building Room 2001D For Faculty and Staff only. Go to training.vcu.edu [Keyword: Blackboard] or click here to register! Check out our new "Upcoming Blackboard Workshops" module. When you login to Blackboard you will see it located on the My Blackboard tab, as well as, the . . .

VoiceThread Training »

It's back-t0-school season for many, and that means it's a great time to brush up on VoiceThread!  Join in on Wednesday, August 17 at 2:00pm ET to get a quick refresher and check out what's new since last year. Click Here to Register! You can also view recordings of previous VoiceThread sessions here. . . .

Respondus Training »

Participate in the free 45 minute webinars to learn how to prevent your students from cheating during online exams.  Sessions include demonstrations for LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor, as well as, best practices and tips. LockDown Browser prevents students from printing, copying, and accessing other applications or websites during proctore . . .

Blackboard Maintenance – Friday, August 26th, 2016 »

We received the following alert from Blackboard: Blackboard will be performing maintenance during the regularly scheduled maintenance window on Friday, August 26th, 2016 Begin Time: Friday, August 26th, 2016 02:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Friday, August 26th, 2016 03:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Details: During this maintenance w . . .

Upcoming Kaltura Training – September 2016 »

Have you experienced Kaltura yet? Kaltura is VCU’s cloud-based video management system that facilitates the conversion and distribution of audio and video formats online. It combines intuitive methods for recording, publishing and interactive viewing on any device in or outside of the classroom.  Join us and learn more about this great resource! . . .

Blackboard Production – Update ExamSoft Building Block »

Begin Time: Thursday, August 4th, 2016 02:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Thursday, August 4th, 2016 02:30 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Blackboard building block (ExamSoft) will be updated.  Although the update is being done without taking the system offline, there will be brief interruptions in service tool in Blackboard. Kind Regards,  Blackboa . . .

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