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Top Hat

Beginning with the summer 2021 semester, access to the Top Hat active learning platform is free for all VCU students. Students must be currently enrolled in at least one credit-bearing course with a “student” affiliation. Top Hat will automatically issue a refund to students who purchased a subscription for Summer 2021 courses. For more information, […]

ExamSoft – Blackboard to Canvas Integration

As of June 1, 2021 the ExamSoft integration will be switched over from Blackboard to Canvas upon the completion of the Blackboard decommission. Please email canvas@vcu.edu if you have any questions or concerns.

Top Hat – Blackboard to Canvas Integration

As of May 27, 2021 the Top Hat integration will be switched over from Blackboard to Canvas. This means Top Hat will no longer be available in Blackboard once the switch has been made. Please email canvas@vcu.edu if you have any questions or concerns.

Canvas Status Updates for August 5th, 2020

How to publish courses and override term settings in Canvas The term settings in Canvas for Fall 2020 are set to allow student access on August 11th. If an instructor wishes to allow students to access their courses now, the default term setting can be overridden within course settings. Learning Systems has added a new […]

Mid-Summer Communication – Blackboard Faculty

Greetings Blackboard Faculty, As we move towards the Fall Semester at VCU, faculty are facing many challenges with teaching both in the classroom and online. Added to that is the challenge of switching to a new Learning Management System – Canvas. Learning Systems is here to help! Here is an information brief about what is […]

Blackboard Production – Update Kaltura Building Block

Begin Time: Friday, February 15th, 2018 02:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Friday, February 15th, 2018 03:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Blackboard building block (Kaltura) will be updated.  Although the update is being done without taking the system offline, there will be brief interruptions in service tools in Blackboard. Kind Regards,  Blackboard Team blackboard@vcu.edu

Blackboard Production – Update Kaltura Building Block

Begin Time: Friday, November 9th, 2018 02:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Friday, November 9th, 2018 03:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Blackboard building block (Kaltura) will be updated.  Although the update is being done without taking the system offline, there will be brief interruptions in service tools in Blackboard. Kind Regards,  Blackboard Team blackboard@vcu.edu

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 […]

Blackboard Production – Update Building Block

Begin Time: Monday, May 14th, 2018 02:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Monday, May 14th, 2018 03:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Blackboard building block (Blackboard Mobile Web Services) will be updated.  Although the update is being done without taking the system offline, there will be brief interruptions in service tools in Blackboard. Kind Regards,  Blackboard Team blackboard@vcu.edu

Blackboard Production – Update Building Block

Begin Time: Friday, February 9th, 2018 07:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Friday, February 9th, 2018 07:30 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Blackboard building block (Top Hat) will be updated.  Although the update is being done without taking the system offline, there will be brief interruptions in service tools in Blackboard. Kind Regards,  Blackboard Team blackboard@vcu.edu

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