News for Staff

There is a known issue affecting the roster sync of students between Minerva modules and the Turnitin assignment inbox. Staff may see the following error message when attempting to open the assignment inbox. “The membership service encountered some errors. Click here for details Error fetching memberships URL” The issue may affect assignment in modules where…
The September update to Minerva introduces new features and improvements to existing functionality with a focus on assessment and accessibility features.  New features  Assessment Grade overrides are now included in Grade History downloads. Blackboard Rubrics can be copied from Original (used for 21/22 modules and earlier) and Ultra Course View modules. New Ally alternative format…
The issue affecting Grade Centre columns for Turnitin assignments in Original Course View (21/22 modules and earlier) first reported in July and resulting in the column being un-hidden from students after making changes to the assignment settings within the Turnitin interface has been resolved.
The University’s Reading List tool is changing ahead of the 2022/23 academic year. Support sessions and demos are available for tutors to update their reading lists using the new system. The new Leeds Reading List system is available in Minerva Ultra from Thursday 9 June, with all previous reading lists transferred over to the new system….
On Monday 21st February 2022, there will be 30 minutes of potential downtime from 7 am whilst PebblePad implement their latest release (2022.2). Two changes are being made.  The first will enable you to contact students via the Submissions tab in ATLAS.  Choose all students or a selection and send a bulk or individual message. …
Instructors are now able create direct links to assignments. The benefit of linking to an assignment directly is that a column within the Grade Centre is created automatically, and the due date appears in the activity stream for students.
The Digital Education Systems Update newsletter for September 2021 introduces new tools that have been implemented and summarises recent changes to tools and systems.