LEO Guides

Create a new non-banner unit from a template

Use this guide if you would like to create a unit from a template, starting from scratch with NO existing content. Students WILL NOT be enrolled in this unit.

  1. From the LEO Homepage, click the 'Create new or copy unit' link in the 'Unit creation' block.
  2. a) Leave the 'Create a new unit' option checked;
    b) Select your Faculty (you can only choose the faculties that you are an editing lecturer for);
    c) Click 'Choose' next to the type of template you would like to base the unit on.

create a new unit from a template

  1. Click 'No' when asked, 'Will this unit be based on a unit in Banner?'

not a banner unit

  1. Type in a sensible 'Full name' and 'Short name' for your unit.
    Note: The 'Short name' must be unique in LEO. No two units can have the same short name. Try adding your name and perhaps a date in the short name if it is to be a sandbox unit.

unit full name and short name dialog box

  1. Click the 'Create' button.
  2. Creating a new unit can take a minute. Please DO NOT click 'Create' a second time - wait until the page changes.
  3. Once the unit is created you will be taken to the 'Edit unit settings' page. More information on this page is further in the LEO Guides. If you are happy with the unit settings, scroll to the bottom of the page and click the 'Save and display' button.