Blackboard Faculty Tools Outage – RESOLVED »

Blackboard Faculty Tools is now available.  We apologize for any inconvenience. Blackboard Faculty Tools is currently unavailable.  Learning Systems and WebServices are currently working on a resolution. . . .

Blackboard Faculty Updates – Fall 2018 »

Welcome back, Blackboard Faculty! Here are just a couple of announcements and reminders from Learning Systems for Fall 2018. We wish you much success and we're always here to help: elearning@vcu.edu Blackboard upgrade completed in Spring 2018 Blackboard was upgraded to 9.1 Q4 2017 back in May and here's the rundown of all the new features and enha . . .

Blackboard Faculty Tools Maintenance – Thursday, August 30th, 2018 »

VCU WebServices will be performing scheduled maintenance on Blackboard Faculty Tools Thursday, August 30th, 2018 Begin Time: Thursday, August 30th, 2018 6:30am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Thursday, August 30th, 2018 7:30am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) During this maintenance, clients WILL experience an interruption to their ability to creat . . .

Respondus 4.0 Interface Updates »

We wanted to let you know about some user design changes for Respondus 4.0. In short, we gave it a “facelift.” But don’t worry, these changes don’t require retraining – or even new thinking – on the part of current users. Everything pretty much works the same. It’s just… well, prettier than before. Here’s an example of the old and new . . .

Top Hat Training »

With the fall semester rapidly approaching, VCU Academic Technologies wants to make you aware of an opportunity for faculty to learn about using Top Hat in their classrooms. A Top Hat representative will be onsite August 20-22 to provide training for faculty. There are basic, advanced and Q&A sessions scheduled for all three days, to be held on both . . .

Kaltura Classroom Is Here! »

Kaltura Classroom (also called Kaltura Lecture Capture) enables you to create high quality recordings in any classroom. Kaltura Classroom is a software-based solution that is agnostic of any audio/visual hardware in a classroom environment. With Kaltura Classroom, you can have your class schedule managed to create an automated hands-free experience. . . .

Blackboard Maintenance – Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 »

Blackboard will be performing scheduled maintenance on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 Begin Time: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 12:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 6:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Details:  Blackboard will be unavailable during this window.  Blackboard will make all efforts to keep this servi . . .

Blackboard Collaborate Maintenance – Sunday, August 5th, 2018 »

We received the following alert from Blackboard: Blackboard will be performing scheduled maintenance on Sunday, August 5th, 2018 Begin Time: Sunday, August 5th, 2018 12:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Sunday, August 5th, 2018 10:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Details: Please note, On Sunday, August 5th, 2018, all Collaborate Origina . . .

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