Project Update: July 2013
Various enhancements to the Student Portal and Moodle VLE are on-going as part of Phase 2 of the project, including Student Portal personalisation and an upgrade of Moodle to version 2.5. The project is due to be closed at the end of August 2013 and transitioned to a service.
The Student Portal and VLE project delivered a new Virtual Learning Environment (Moodle) for the university from the start of the 2012/3 academic year, replacing the existing LUVLE system. The project also delivered a new student portal which brought together content from a variety of sources relevant to the student and the stage of their academic studies.
- August 2012 - Launch of Moodle VLE
- Late September 2012 - Launch of new Student Portal
- October 2012 to August 2013 - Student Portal and Moodle enhancements
- Late August 2013 - Project closure
View the comprehensive set of Lancaster Answers solutions to frequently asked questions on Moodle.
Moodle VLE -The Moodle VLE replaced LUVLE as the standard ISS supported virtual learning environment from the Michaelmas term 2012.
Training - Please see the ISS Training site for details of Moodle training.
Example Module Spaces - A set of example Moodle module spaces have been set up for staff and students to try out. Please visit Example Courses to explore these courses.
Student Portal - The Student Portal provides access to content from a variety of sources relevant to the student and the stage of their academic studies. Students and staff can now login to the Student Portal to access Moodle and Sakai VLEs, Library and much more.