News and Announcements

A syndicated feed of what is going on at the CTLT

Foul weather planning

Whether a hurricane or a massive snow storm decides to barrel through central Virginia, do you have a contingency plan for your course if you can’t meet in the classroom? Having a contingency plan, regardless of whatever disruption comes our way, is always a…

Late Summer Checklist for Faculty

As we approach the start of a new academic year, here’s a late-summer “CTLT checklist” you might find useful as you prep for teaching this fall: Have you requested Blackboard courses for fall classes? Click to login with your NetID and password, select the…

Blackboard Support for Friday Aug. 4th

Blackboard phone support will be limited on Friday due to the University closing at noon. The best way to get support will be through email: Afternoon support will not be available. Any email submitted Friday after noon (12 PM…

Blackboard Mobile Change Information

Effective August 1, 2017, Mobile Learn will be removed from all app stores.  After August 31, 2017, Blackboard will no longer support Mobile Learn. Clients should transition now to the Blackboard app for students (available now) and the Blackboard In…

June Newsletter

ARkit: the Brownie Mix for AR Developers
Immersive technologies, in general, have been in “beta” for the last few years. Don’t get me wrong, there are some very cool technologies out there that demonstrate endless potential and oppor…

May Newsletter

Gardner Treneman from Randolph Macon visiting campus in Google Earth VR
I enjoyed visiting with many of you at our Oculus Rift and Vive demo last week. We were fortunate to be joined by colleagues from area universities Randolph Macon and VCU….