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August 2014 Archives

Atomic Learning Blackboard [multiple webinars] »

Date: September 3rd & 11th, 2014 [multiple webinars]   |    Register   | Come learn more about Atomic Learning and how you can use it in Blackboard. We will talk about what is covered with the Atomic Learning resource, how to find the training you are looking for and how you can easily pull the resource into your courses in Blackboard. . . .

Atomic Learning Overview [multiple webinars] »

Date: September 4th & 10th, 2014 [multiple webinars]   |    Register   | This session will cover a site overview including searching, content, and some other functions. Atomic Learning is available to all staff, faculty and students. This on-demand resource can provide answers to questions as they occur, or can be used as a professiona . . .

Exploring PowerPoint 2013 [10/09/14] »

Date:  October 9, 2014    |    Time: 9am-12pm    |    Location: TAB 108     |    Register    | PowerPoint is a popular and very powerful presentation program. This course will familiarize you with the easy-to-use interface and will allow you to create a simple PowerPoint 2013 slide presentation. More information:  Regist . . .

Student Technology Advisory Committee Recruiting »

VCU Technology Services is looking for undergraduate students to join our new Student Technology Advisory Committee (STAC) who will advise and assist in the design and implementation of technology services affecting undergraduates. We will meet once a month, provide you with lunch and a $100 Service Award upon the completion of your term (end of Spring . . .

Blackboard 9.1 Training [multiple workshops] »

Date: August 27th & 28th, 2014 [multiple workshops]   |   Location: Sanger B1-020 & TAB 108   |   Register   | The upcoming hands-on Blackboard training will introduce you to new tools and functions, and best practices.  The session include an overview, presenting dynamic content, and creating and managing assignments. More in . . .

[Resolved 8/27/14] Blackboard Enrollment Issue (8/23/14) »

[Resolved 8/27/14] Learning Systems staff report that the enrollment issue has been resolved. Thank you for your patience. If you are still experiencing any issues related to this issue please report it to the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu). __________________________________________________ [UPDATE 8/26/14] The VCU Learning Systems . . .

Scheduled Maintenance September 6, 2014 – Lotus Notes Servers »

Scheduled maintenance will be performed on the Lotus Notes servers Saturday, September 6, 2014, between 7:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. During this maintenance window, access to e-mail may be unavailable on your primary server. Access to your e-mail via your alternate server should be available automatically when accessing through VCU Mail Anywhere, or via yo . . .

Two Network Changes Scheduled For Saturday Morning (8/23/14) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the two border routers that controls the flow of Internet traffic into and out of VCU. The first maintenance window is scheduled for the router in the VCU Computer Center beginning at 6 a.m. This work is expected to be completed by 7 a.m. The second maintenance window is will take place in the . . .

Email Scam Targeting Faculty & Staff (8/21/14) »

Many faculty and staff at VCU are receiving an email scam, also known as phishing, message concerning personnel issues that is false. Please delete the message as this is an attempt to harvest personal information. For more information about this, or any other suspicious messages, please visit the VCU PhishingNet at phishing.vcu.edu. Here is specific i . . .

Access 2013: Query Design [8/25/14] »

Date: August 25, 2014   |   Time: 9am-12pm   |   Location: Sanger B1-020    |   Register   | Have you ever wanted to understand Access Queries? How they are created? How to design them? How they work? Both Select Queries and Action Queries will be covered. More information: Registration, prerequisites, and course details...   . . .

Dreamweaver CS5.5/CSS3 Introduction [8/28/14] »

Date: August 28, 2014   |   Time: 9am-12pm   |   Location: Sanger B1-020   |   Register   | Dreamweaver is a Web authoring tool used to create Web pages. This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the basics of Dreamweaver. The course will cover adding and formatting text, working with images, creating hyperlinks, and web page layo . . .

myVCU Now Provides Individual VCUCard Details »

VCU Technology Services has updated the myVCU Portal to include access with up-to-date VCUCard data including RamBucks, SVC plans, meal plans, swipes, etc. Students can find their VCUCard data below the Announcements section in myVCU. Employees will locate their VCUCard data below the Holiday Schedule. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828- . . .

Microsoft Office 2013 Integration [8/18/14] »

Date: August 18, 2014   |   Time: 9am-11am   |   Location: Sanger B1-020    |   Register   | Microsoft Office Integration is the inclusion of data from multiple Microsoft Office 2013 applications into one document. The class will build on your basic Microsoft Office skills by identifying the application(s) to best fit your project ne . . .

Access Introduction [9/18/14] »

Date: September 18, 2014   |   Time: 9am-12pm   |   Location: TAB 108    |   Register   | Access is a relational database that allows users to create queries, forms, or reports. This beginning class will introduce you to the Access environment and relational database terminology. You will explore and learn how to create database obj . . .

Bb – Enhancing Teaching and Learning [8/19/14] »

Date: August 19, 2014   |   Time: 3:30pm-5pm   |   Location: webinar    |   Register   | The Enhancing Teaching and Learning - What`s New in Blackboard 9.1 SP14 workshop provides lecture-based instruction covering the GUI-based administrative and teaching and learning functions introduced in Blackboard Learn between Service Pack 8 . . .

Bb – Enhancing Teaching and Learning [8/18/14] »

Date: August 18, 2014   |   Time: 11am-12:30pm   |   Location: webinar    |   Register   | The Enhancing Teaching and Learning - What`s New in Blackboard 9.1 SP14 workshop provides lecture-based instruction covering the GUI-based administrative and teaching and learning functions introduced in Blackboard Learn between Service Pack . . .

eServices & Banner Forms Maintenance Scheduled For Friday Evening (8/15/14) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the system that powers eServices and Banner Forms beginning at 6 p.m. This work is expected to be completed by 8 p.m. During this maintenance, the eServices and Banner Forms services will be unavailable. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

Oak3 Now Available »

Oak3 is now available.  During a server outage, you can connect to your secondary server with the Notes client, VCU Mail Anywhere, Lotus Traveler and your secondary IMAP server. . . .

Bb – Enhancing Teaching and Learning [8/15/14] »

Date: August 15, 2014   |   Time: 10am-11:30am   |   Location: webinar    |   Register   | The Enhancing Teaching and Learning - What`s New in Blackboard 9.1 SP14 workshop provides lecture-based instruction covering the GUI-based administrative and teaching and learning functions introduced in Blackboard Learn between Service Pack . . .

Blackboard Maintenance Scheduled (08/14/14) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled Blackboard maintenance on Thursday, August 14, 2014, between 1 a.m. - 3 a.m. Blackboard will be unavailable during this upgrade. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

Scheduled Maintenance to Affect MPC Network and Telephone Services (08/09/14) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled network maintenance on August 9, 2014 at 6 a.m. This work will cause network and telephone service disruption.. The work is scheduled to be completed by 12 p.m. The following buildings will affected during this scheduled maintenance: 500 Academic Center, 500 North Harrison Street Ackell Hall, 1100 West Broad . . .

Scheduled Maintenance to Affect Network and Telephone Services (08/09/14) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled network maintenance on August 9, 2014 beginning at 9 a.m. This work will cause a network and telephone service disruption. The work is scheduled to be completed by 12 p.m. The following buildings will affected during this scheduled maintenance: Beers-Newton House, 1228 E. Broad St. Egyptian Building, 1223 E. . . .

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