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October 2016 Archives

VoiceThread Workshops »

VoiceThread Basics 1 - Upload, Comment, and Share November 1 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 in Your L . . .

Echo360 Emergency Maintenance – Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 3am-6am »

The Echo360 System will be unavailable Tuesday, November 1, 2016, from 3:00am until 6:00am for emergency maintenance.  All functions of the Echo360 system will be unavailable during this maintenance period to diagnose a recurring hardware issue with the server.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the VCU IT Support Center at 828-222 . . .

Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS) Webinar! »

5 tools that make online teaching and learning fun and worry-free Presented by : Naveen Ramnanan, Customer Success Advocate Blackboard, North America Higher Education Live Webcast: November 2, 2016 at 2 pm EDT Do you want to deliver online courses that make students forget they aren't in a physical classroom? Join us to learn about some easy- . . .

Blackboard Production – Rollback Building Block »

Begin Time: Friday, October 14th, 2016 02:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Friday, October 14th, 2016 06:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Blackboard building blocks (Content Editor) will be rolled back to previous version.  Although the update is being done without taking the system offline, there will be brief interruptions in service tools in Black . . .

So You Want to Master the Grade Center Workshop (MCV) »

So You Want to Master the Grade Center 10/25/16 from 1:30 pm to 3pm Sanger Hall B1-020 For Faculty and Staff only. Go to training.vcu.edu [Keyword: Blackboard] or click here to register! Continue to keep an eye on our “Upcoming Blackboard Workshops” module for all scheduled workshops. When you login to Blackboard you will see it located on . . .

So You Want to Master the Grade Center Workshop (MPC) »

So You Want to Master the Grade Center 10/19/16 from 2pm to 4pm Technology Administration Building (TAB) 108 For Faculty and Staff only. Go to training.vcu.edu [Keyword: Blackboard] or click here to register! Continue to keep an eye on our "Upcoming Blackboard Workshops" module for all scheduled workshops. When you login to Blackboard you wil . . .

Echo360 Production Special Maintenance completed successfully »

The Production Echo360 system special maintenance has been completed successfully today at 6:10 am.   All Echo360 functions are available. . . .

New macOS Sierra (macOS 10.12) throws error for Chrome Browser »

The macOS Sierra (also known as macOS 10.12) is the latest operating system from Apple.  Echoes from Blackboard or Echo360 User Interface will throw an error if using the Chrome browser while on this operating system. Learning Systems is working with Echo360 support to provide a solution.  In the meantime, the current workaround is to use Safa . . .

Echo360 Production Special Maintenance window this Friday October 7th, 5:30-6:30 am »

There will be a momentary interruption of viewing Echoes during this time as all Production Echo360 servers are rebooted with the exception of the EchoSystemServer (ESS). Any questions about this maintenance window please send email to echo360@vcu.edu . . .

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