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September 2014 Archives

VCU Wiki Service Maintenance Scheduled For Wednesday Morning (10/1/14) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled a maintenance window for the VCU Wiki service beginning at 6 a.m. on Wednesday morning, October 1, 2014. This work is expected to be completed by 8 a.m. The wiki service may be unavailable during this maintenance. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

Word 2013 – Effectively Building Reports and Papers [10/17/14] »

Date: October 17, 2014   |   Time: 9am-12pm  |   Location: TAB 108   |   Register   | This course will cover the features used to format a document for a departmental report and a dissertation, thesis or paper for your academic work. The emphasis will be a consistent style and format. Learning Objectives: Customizing headers and . . .

Network Maintenance Scheduled For 6 a.m. – 9 a.m. (10/05/14) »

VCU Technology Services will be performing network maintenance beginning at 6 a.m. on Sunday, October 5, 2014. Network connectivity will be interrupted while this work is being completed. Work is expected to be completed within 3 hours. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

Maintenance Scheduled Friday Morning for REDCap and mySQL Services (10/3/14) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance on REDCap and mySQL for Friday morning, October 3, 2014,  between 6:30 a.m. and 8 a.m. During the maintenance, the following systems will be affected: mySQL, eID Tools, and RedCap. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

eServices & Banner Forms Maintenance Scheduled For Friday Evening (10/3/14) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the systems that power eServices and Banner Forms beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, October 3, 2014.  During this work eServices and Banner Forms will be unavailable. Maintenance is expected to be completed by 8 p.m. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any quest . . .

SPSS Level 2 [10/15/14] »

Date: October 15, 2014    |     Time: 1pm-4:30pm     |     Location: Tab 108 |   Register   | IBM SPSS Statistics software is used for statistical analysis and reporting. This is a continuation of the SPSS Level 1 class. It covers the remainder of the workbook used in the Level 1 class, IBM SPSS Statistics 22 Brief Guide, as time . . .

SPSS Level 1 [10/8/14] »

Date: October 8, 2014    |     Time: 1pm-4:30pm     |     Location: Tab 108 |   Register   | IBM SPSS Statistics software is used for statistical analysis and reporting.  Learning Objectives: Navigate the SPSS Windows interface (Chap. 1) Open and save SPSS data files (Chap. 1) Run simple analyses and create simple chart . . .

Blackboard 9.1 SP14 [multiple workshops] »

Date: September [multiple workshops]   |   Location: MCV and Monroe Park Campus   |   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. Class Titles Include: . . .

Getting to know your iPad [9/26/14] »

Date: September 26, 2014    |    Time: 11am-12pm    |    Location: Cabell B-35    |    Register   | This seminar will review the fundamentals of using the iPad. Setting up an iPad for the office and one for the home may require different settings. Become familiar with these settings and file backups, apps downloads at home or . . .

[UPDATE] Apple iOS 8 Update May Impact Wireless Network Performance (9/16/14) »

[Update] We hit 4.7 Gbps during the iOS 8 download peak this afternoon. Last year we hit around 4 Gbps so thank goodness for the bandwidth upgrades by Network Services this past year. Network did not seem to have any issues during this event. __________________________________________________________ Tomorrow, September 17th, Apple, Inc. will relea . . .

Access 2013: Database Design Strategies [9/23/14] »

Date:  September 23, 2014    |    Time: 9am-12pm    |    Location: Sanger B1-020     |    Register    | Have you ever wanted to understand how to design well-formed tables and queries in MS Access? Have you ever wanted to know the pros/cons of table and query design? This is the course for you! More information:  Registrat . . .

Network Maintenance Scheduled For Sunday Morning (9/21/14) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance on network equipment for Sunday morning, September 21, 2014 between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. There may be a momentary outage in Internet connectivity during this maintenance. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

eServices & Banner Forms Maintenance Scheduled For Friday Evening (9/12/14) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the systems that power eServices and Banner Forms beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, September 12, 2014.  During this work eServices and Banner Forms will be unavailable. Maintenance is expected to be completed by 8 p.m. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any qu . . .

Echo360 Maintenance Scheduled For Friday Evening (9/12/14) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the Echo360 lecture capture system. This work is expected to begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12th, 2014, and will be completed by 8 p.m. During this work the lecture capture system will be unavailable. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

WordPress Intermediate: Blogging 101 [9/10/14] »

Date: September 10, 2014   |   Time: 1pm-4pm   |   Location: Sanger B1-020    |   Register   | A blog defines the way websites maintain a rolling newsfeed consisting of frequently updated information primarily focusing on a single topic. You should have already activated your personal VCU WordPress site and during this workshop you . . .

REDCap Introduction [9/9/14] »

Date: September 9, 2014    |     Time: 1pm-4pm     |     Location: TAB 108 |   Register   | REDCap enables you to easily create and design data collection instruments (data forms and web surveys) in your web browser. REDCap allows for a variety of question/field types, such as Text Boxes (with validation), Multiple Choice (single . . .

eServices & Banner Forms Maintenance Scheduled For Wednesday Evening (09/10/14) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the system that powers eServices and Banner Forms beginning at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. 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@ . . .

Google Migration: September [multiple workshops] »

Date: September 2014 [multiple workshops]   |    Register   | The web browser is arguably the most important piece of software on your computer. You spend much of your time online inside a browser: when you search, chat, email, shop, bank, read the news, and watch videos online, you often do all this using a browser. More information: Re . . .

Echo360 Maintenance Scheduled For Friday Morning (9/5/14) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the Echo360 learning capture system beginning at 6:30 a.m. on Friday morning, September 5, 2014. This work is expected to be completed by 7:30 a.m. During this time, viewing of lecture captures will not be available. Scheduled and ad hoc lecture capture of classes will be available. Please contac . . .

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