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Staff: 17/18 modules and reminders for the new academic year

Modules for the 17/18 academic year will now show by default on the Teach tab in Minerva.  You can continue to access previous years’ modules by selecting the ‘Last Two Years or Everything’ box.

In preparation for the new academic year here are a few things you should consider, if you haven’t already:

Check your rolled over 17/18  module before you make it available to students. Remember there are some kinds of content which cannot be copied automatically and these are all listed in our rollover guide. You may have work to do.

Modules need to be made available to students so that they can access them. We have a guide for that too!

And remember the 16/17 modules are for last year’s cohort: you shouldn’t use those anymore.

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

2017 Module Rollover Complete

The Module Rollover for 2017 has been completed, and modules have been released to instructors. All modules due to run in 2017/18 have been rolled over.

To see your 2017/18 modules, change the display of modules to Showing: Everything (you may have to scroll through the list/use the Search to find them). We will switch the default displayed year on the Modules tool to 2017/18 after resit examinations.

Instructors should be aware that not all content types can be rolled forward and will need tweaks or rebuilding for the new semesters.  Content items may need reordering and adaptive release rules will need to be checked, particularly if you have used dates.

A manual load of staff and student enrolments has been processed today, based on Banner data from Thursday 15th June. Automatic feeds for 2017/18 will be enabled from Monday evening.

Please refer to the VLE Service Rollover guide for guidance on next steps and a list of FAQs.

Please note:
Organisations aren’t rolled, organisation spaces for 17/18 need to be requested. Further information is available in the Rollover guide.


From 27th July, the VLE and Portal will be combined into one service called Minerva, which will look and feel different to the current Portal. This is the new way in which you will access your VLE modules. The Library Blog has the latest posts and information regarding the new service.

2017 Module Rollover

The Module Rollover for 2017 has been completed.

All modules due to run in 2017/18 have been rolled over, with content copied from the previous year. Any new modules will be empty but have the standard VLE template.

Please note: Staff and Student enrolments have yet to be added to the new modules. We anticipate that enrolments will be added and maintained from some point next week. We will update you on our Blog: https://vleservice.wordpress.com, our mailing list, and our twitter feed. https://twitter.com/leedsvlesupport.

Staff: 16/17 modules and reminders for the new academic year

On the VLE homepage modules for the 16/17 academic year now show by default.  You can continue to access previous years’ modules by selecting the ‘Last Two Years or Everything’ box.

In preparation for the new academic year here are a few things you should consider, if you haven’t already:

Check your rolled over 16/17  module before you make it available to students. Remember there are some kinds of content which cannot be copied automatically and these are all listed in our rollover guide. You may have work to do.

Modules need to be made available to students so that they can see them. We have a guide for that too!

And remember the 15/16 modules are for last year’s cohort: you shouldn’t use those anymore.

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

2016 Module Rollover

The Module Rollover for 2016 has been completed and modules have been released to instructors.

All modules due to run in 2016/17 have been rolled over.

To see your 2016/17 modules, change the display of modules to Showing: Everything (you may have to scroll through the list/use the Search to find them). We will switch the default displayed year on the Modules tool to 2016/17 after resit examinations.

Instructors should be aware that not all content types can be rolled forward and will need tweaks or rebuilding for the new semesters.  Content items may need reordering and adaptive release rules will need to be checked, particularly if you have used dates.

Please refer to the VLE Service Rollover guide for guidance on next steps and a list of FAQs.

Please note:

  1. Regular 16/17 staff enrolment and module updates from Banner aren’t yet in place, we expect further enrolments will be added later this week. Enrolments have been added based on the data in Banner as of Monday 20/06 at 07:30.
  2. 16/17 student enrolments have not yet been added.
  3. Organisations aren’t rolled, organisation spaces for 16/17 need to be requested. Further information is available in the Rollover guide.

Staff: 15/16 modules and reminders for the new academic year

On the VLE homepage modules for the 15/16 academic year now show by default.  You can continue to access previous years’ modules by selecting the ‘Last Two Years or Everything’ box.

In preparation for the new academic year here are a few things you should consider, if you haven’t already:

Check your rolled over 15/16  module before you make it available to students. Remember there are some kinds of content which cannot be copied automatically and these are all listed in our rollover guide. You may have work to do.

Modules need to be made available to students so that they can see them. We have a guide for that too!

And remember the 14/15 modules are for last year’s cohort: you shouldn’t use those anymore.

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

2015 Module Rollover

The Module Rollover for 2015 has been completed and modules have been released to instructors.

All modules due to run in 2015/16 have been rolled over.

To see your 2015/16modules, change the display of modules to Showing: Everything (you may have to scroll through the list/use the Search to find them). We will switch the default displayed year on the Modules tool to 2015/16 after resit examinations.

Instructors should be aware that not all content types can be rolled forward and will need tweaks or rebuilding for the new semesters.  Content items may need reordering and adaptive release rules will need to be checked, particularly if you have used dates.

Please refer to the VLE Service Rollover guide for guidance on next steps and a list of FAQs.

Please note:

  1. Regular 15/16 staff enrolment and module updates from Banner aren’t yet in place. Enrolments have been added based on the data in Banner as of Friday 12/06 at 16:00, no further enrolments will be added until Monday 22/06.
  2. 15/16 modules will have an updated default menu. For further information see the guide.
  3. 15/16 student enrolments have not yet been added
  4. Organisations aren’t rolled, organisation spaces for 15/16 need to be requested. Further information is available in the Rollover guide.