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Find out how you can get involved in the 2023/24 Noteable computational notebook pilot.
We have become aware of inaccuracies in the membership of student groups (specifically made for communications) within School and Faculty organisations. Whilst these are investigated we advise that staff should not use these groups.
In Minerva, Progress Tracking is not working for Web Link content.
New Minerva module areas for the 2023/24 academic were made available for population in June, and staff are now reminded to build their modules before teaching begins in the new academic year.
The University and the IT Service Desk will be closed during the Bank Holiday on Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 August 2023. During this time, you can get IT support in several ways.
Padlet has released a whole host of new functionality available in the tool including polls, being able to schedule posts, autosave and more.
Vevox is our new institutional polling tool designed to enhance participation, engagement and feedback within a variety of settings.
A software update will take place on Mediasite, the University's Lecture Capture and Media Management System on Saturday 29 July 2023.
Sharing good practice: how module builders could enhance their Minerva Module Content Area by considering students' perspectives.
Learn more about what we're doing to get Vevox ready for you to use.
Essential maintenance will take place on Mediasite and VideoLeeds on Saturday 15 July 2023 between 12:00AM – 6:00AM BST.
The Digital Education Systems Team have been informed that there was an unexpected service degradation on Friday 23rd June.
The planned upgrade work to move Banner to a cloud-based platform will take place tomorrow, learn how this might affect you.
Minerva will be unavailable for up to 30 minutes on Thursday 15th June between 5:30am and 06:30am (BST) for essential maintenance.
All modules due to run in 2023/24 have been created, and enrolments have been added.
We are investigating an intermittent issue where the Turnitin interface is freezing, and grades and comments entered are not being retained.
If you've been set digital assessments, take a look at our tips on submitting online assessed work.
There will be a thirty-minute scheduled maintenance period for Gradescope on Sunday 11 June between 16.00 and 16.30 BST.
Our supplier has advised that the issue with downloading digital submission receipts using the Safari web browser has been resolved.
Over the past few months, Digital Education Student Ambassadors have written blog pieces on a range of different topics.
The University, and the IT Service Desk, will be closed during the Bank Holiday on Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 May 2023. During this time you can get IT support in a number of ways.
We have received reports that some students are experiencing difficulties when opening Gradescope assignments.
Due to an urgent technical fix, the learning analytics system (StREAM@Leeds) will be taken offline for around 15 minutes between 3:30pm and 4:30pm.
Information to help you prepare your 2023/24 module areas, including support and guidance for content copying, and a summary of key updates to Minerva functionality since June 2022.
Due to an urgent technical fix, the learning analytics system (StREAM@Leeds) will be taken offline for around 15 minutes between 4:30pm and 5pm.
We have received reports that some students are experiencing an issue when trying to download digital submission receipts using the Safari web browser. For the majority of users this is resolved by using a different browser.
Minerva will be unavailable for up to 30 minutes on Thursday 18th May between 5:30am and 06:30am (BST) for essential maintenance.
Would you like to learn more about making your content accessible? Take a look at Jenny Brady's new blog PDFs and accessibility: I learnt the hard way, so you don’t have to!
The University, and the IT Service Desk, will be closed during the Bank Holiday on Monday 8 May 2023. During this time you can get IT support in a number of ways.
The issue where Minerva messages were incorrectly sent to people with inactive enrolments has been resolved.
The University, and the IT Service Desk, will be closed during the Bank Holiday on Monday 1 May 2023. During this time you can get IT support in a number of ways.
Mark this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day by considering the accessibility of, and making changes to your digital content to improve the digital experience for all staff and students across the institution.
The April update to Minerva introduces a new module search function for both staff and students. Improvements have been made to Gradebook, Tests and copying.
The University will be closed for the Easter break between Thursday 6 April and Tuesday 11 April 2023. It will still be possible to log tickets via the IT website, these will be answered when we reopen on Wednesday 12 April.
Microsoft has provisionally rolled out premium Teams features to all Microsoft users (not just the University of Leeds) for a grace period.
China Connect is being upgraded between 9am and 12 noon on Tuesday, 14 March. Users should experience minimal impact.
The issue some staff were experiencing when using the filter in the Gradebook grid view filter has been resolved.
Last month, we saw improvements and new features being added to a number of digital education systems.
The March update to Minerva brings improvements to assessment grading, scheduling of announcements, and the ability to control the visibility of module/organisation enrolments to students.
Some staff are seeing an error message when using the Gradebook Grid View Filter.
Students who receive straight-away email notifications from Minerva are incorrectly receiving "mark cleared" notifications from Turnitin submissions.
Within this article you’ll find a background to the Minerva project, a reminder about module content rollover for the 2023/24 academic year, and an opportunity to provide feedback to the Minerva Project Team.
The issue preventing users from logging onto Top Hat has been resolved.
Extra credit option in Tests to be disabled in March.
If you're interested in developing your digital experience and skills, the Jisc Discovery Tool can help.
The issue affecting Turnitin has now been resolved.
There is an unexpected service issue and users of Turnitin may be experiencing system issues which may have resulted in slowness in generating Similarity Reports.
Minerva Messages are being incorrectly emailed to people with inactive enrolments in Minerva modules and organisations.
From 20 February you will no longer have the choice to upload new videos to Stream (Classic).