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Heartbleed Vulnerability Update »

A major security vulnerability named Heartbleed was disclosed on the night of 4/7/2014.  The vulnerability affects a large portion of websites on the Internet, including some that are maintained by VCU. The security issue allows the stealing of sensitive information, including login credentials and data from a secure (HTTPs) website. In other words, it . . .

What should a Flipped Classroom look like? [4/10/14] »

Date: April 10, 2014  |  Time:  1pm-2pm   | Location:  Webinar  |   Register   | Flipping the Classroom has become increasingly popular in a variety of disciplines. But flipping some subject areas, such as science, is challenging. Is it possible to create quality online content when teaching an advanced, rigorous course like organic che . . .

Word 2010 – Effectively Building Reports and Papers [4/16/14] »

Date: April 16, 2014   |   Time: 9am-11am   |   Location: Cabell 320   |   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 head . . .

VCU WordPress Blog: Create & Maintain [4/21/14] »

Date: April 21, 2014   |   Time: 1pm-3:30pm   |   Location: Cabell 320   |   Register   | In this workshop provided by Technology Services you will activate your free VCU WordPress account. You will become familiar with the WordPress administrative dashboard in your WordPress account and its tools available; simple customization of . . .

Campus Community May Experience Network Connectivity Issues (4/3/14) »

The back up connection for the VCU Internet connection to the outside is currently experiencing connectivity issues. The primary connection is still operational. Some in the VCU community may experience a connectivity disruption until the vendor is able to restore this connection. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, with a . . .

LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor: Prevent Cheating During Exams [4/4/14] »

Date: April 4, 2014  |  Time:  12pm-1pm   | Location:  Webinar  |   Register   | This session will include an in-depth training on both LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor - for instructors new to either application, and for anyone who wants a refresher. LockDown Browser is a custom browser that prevents digital cheating during an . . .

Scheduled Maintenance for Lotus Notes E-mail System is Scheduled for Saturday (4/5/14) »

Scheduled maintenance will be performed on the Lotus Notes E-mail system Saturday, April 5, 2014 between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.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 you . . .

Dreamweaver CS5.5/CSS3 – Part Two [3/27/14] »

Date: March 27, 2014   |   Time: 1pm-4pm   |   Location: Cabell 320   |   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 layouts . . .

T4 Developer Training [4/3/14] »

Date: April 3, 2014   |   Time: 12:30pm-4pm   |   Location: TAB 108   |   Register   | This course will cover general website development in the CMS, TerminalFour (T4).  A minimal knowledge of HTML and CSS is required. More information:  Prerequisites, registration, and course details...   |   Other Courses   | . . .

Excel 2010 Introduction [4/8/14] »

Date: April 8, 2014   |   Time: 9am-12pm   |   Location: Sanger B1-020   |   Register   | This course covers the basics of using Excel 2010 in the office and teaching environments. Excel is a spreadsheet program that is able to calculate and analyze numerical data. Collected data displays graphically with a chart/graph or in table fo . . .

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