Academic Technologies (AT), a unit of Technology Services (TS), delivers, manages and supports core technologies and instructional resources to enhance teaching and learning, student engagement, and to promote positive learning outcomes through a variety of instructional approaches. View the Academic Technologies Organization Chart. View the AT Slideshow.
Recently showcased in the TS annual report of projects and services for 2022, AT remains committed to delivering, managing and supporting systems and services such as: VCU’s Canvas learning management system, physical classrooms and labs outfitted with the latest audio/visual hardware and computing devices, workshops for faculty to learn effective utilization of technology in their classes, overseeing construction of new or renovated buildings to ensure reliable technology environments are implemented, event coverage via video streaming, and negotiating huge savings for students on the cost of applications (i.e. Adobe Creative Cloud & Top Hat) that provide opportunities for development of skills that prepare students for entry into the workforce. Please take a few minutes to review the achievements of all areas of Technology Services.
Labs & Classrooms Computing
* MSS Classroom Support
* MSS Engineering & Design
* MSS Video Production and Teleconferencing
* Media Support Services (MSS)
Our Services at a Glance ...
Below are highlights of the systems and services provided by Academic Technologies.
Adobe Creative Cloud
Collection of applications used for photography, design, video, digital imaging, animation and more.
A web-based learning management system used to develop and deliver course materials and assessments online.
Canvas 3rd Party Tools
Tools that Integrate with Canvas LMS (i.e. VoiceThread, Respondus, Top Hat, Turnitin).
Maintenance of software and multimedia equipment in centrally-managed classrooms and labs.
Centrally-managed classroom support, available via hotline phone numbers for both campuses.
Maintenance and management of loaner laptops available to students and teaching faculty.
Student engagement tool used to conduct polls, track attendance, and create digital assessments in the classroom.
Video production, consultations, and streaming services for a variety of instructional needs.