Tagged: organisations

Fixed: Manual enrolments & Organisation emails

Two issues introduced during the summer 2014 upgrade are now fixed:

Manual enrolments – Staff can once again manually enrol users onto VLE modules/organisations (with the student/participant role).

NOTE: Any staff and students that are either delivering or officially studying a module should continue to be added via the usual method in Banner. Further information on enrolments is available in our guide.

Email tool in organisations – It is now possible to send emails via organisations.

Comments are welcome, however if you need help or advice please contact the IT helpdesk on tel (0113) 343 3333, via the online contact form, or helpdesk@leeds.ac.uk.

VLE Home Tab – beta update

Some of you may have noticed that we have been trialling a beta version of a new module and organisation enrolment list on the VLE Home page since April this year.

The Modules list was re-developed to produce faster loading times, add in the ability for organisations to be searched in the same way as modules, while building in some changes suggested by School and Faculty VLE Reps.

This beta phase is now over. As a result of your feedback we have made one incremental change to the beta list: it now shows only the current year by default.

Some staff also fed back that entries are no longer remembered in the Search field when you log out of the VLE (filter persistence). While this feature was popular with some users, in practice it did cause a disproportionate number of issues for staff and students who would forget they were seeing a filtered list and would then have difficulty finding their modules.

However filter persistence still is a great idea and it would be useful if you could choose to remember your search terms if you want to – so it’s definitely on the todo list! (perhaps with a visual indicator to make it clear to users they were seeing a filtered list).

When we have development capacity, we’ll look at this again.

Thank you to everyone who gave feedback.

VLE Home tab: New enrolments tool

Today we have released a beta version of a new module and organisation enrolments list on the VLE Home page.

This has been developed to produce faster loading time for ‘power users’ and also builds in changes requested by School and Faculty Reps.

You’ll notice organisations now have their own tab and the list can be searched in the same way as the modules list. Staff will also see all of their module enrolments together, regardless of role.

The modules list shows the last 2 years by default, select ‘Everything’ to see older modules or those without a year.

An updated version of the guide is also available:

http://www.leeds.ac.uk/vle/generalhelp/modules/

Comments are welcome, however if you need help or advice please contact the ISS helpdesk on tel (0113) 343 3333, via the online contact form, or helpdesk@leeds.ac.uk.

 

 

 

 

13/14 Organisations

The Personal Tutor Group and School organisations for 13/14 are now available in the  VLE. Programme organisations are no longer created automatically, these will need to be requested via the ISS Helpdesk (contact details below). When requesting a programme if possible please provide the name as displayed in Banner and the programme code, this information helps us with generating the correct organisation.

Unlike students, staff access to School and Programme organisations isn’t automated and should be requested via the ISS Helpdesk, by providing relevant ISS usernames.

For more information about what happens to organisations in the new academic year, please read our faq.

For an overview of what organisations are, their purpose and how they can be accessed see the guide below.

http://www.leeds.ac.uk/vle/staff/organisation/

Comments are welcome, however if you need help or advice please contact the ISS helpdesk on tel (0113) 343 3333, via the online contact form, or helpdesk@leeds.ac.uk.

12/13 Organisations

We have begun generating Programme and Personal Tutor Group Organisations for 12/13. Staff are not enrolled on Programme Organisations automatically. If you need to be enrolled on a 12/13 Programme Organisation, please contact the ISS Helpdesk (contact details below).

For more information about what happens to Organisations in the new academic year, please read our faq.

For an overview of what organisations are, their purpose and how they can be accessed see the guide below.

http://www.leeds.ac.uk/vle/staff/guides/org.htm

Comments are welcome, however if you need help or advice please contact the ISS helpdesk on tel (0113) 343 3333, or helpdesk@leeds.ac.uk.

Instructors – Ten ways to improve your module

New to module building? Want some quick ways to get up and running? We’ve put together a series of ten short tips, each of which can be completed in ten minutes or under.

See the ten things page and get started on part 1.

Comments are welcome, however if you need help or advice please contact the ISS helpdesk on tel (0113) 343 3333, or helpdesk@leeds.ac.uk.

11/12 Organisations

Programme and Personal Tutor Group Organisations for 11/12 have now been generated. Staff are not enrolled on Programme Organisations automatically. If you need to be enrolled on a 11/12 Programme Organisation, please contact the ISS Helpdesk (contact details below).

For more information about what happens to Organisations in the new academic year, please read our faq.

For an overview of what organisations are, their purpose and how they can be accessed see the guide below. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/vle/staff/guides/org.htm

Comments are welcome, however if you need help or advice please contact the ISS helpdesk on tel (0113) 343 3333, or helpdesk@leeds.ac.uk.