August’s Continuous Delivery Updates

(This list is not all-inclusive. It only shows those changes that will impact faculty the most. The date the updates will take place changes from month to month. You can expect the following updates to be in place by the end of the month.)

Activity Feed – Long posts include a ‘more’ link

Written posts and assignment instructions that exceed 4 lines of text are now truncated and include a ‘more’ link that displays the full post. This prevents a single long message or set of instructions from cluttering the Activity Feed, and allows users to more easily scan for desired materials and information.

Grades – Reorder grade items

Instructors with gradebooks containing 200+ grade items can now manually enter the sort order number in a new Sort Order text field on the Reorder Grade Items and Categories page. Instructors can enter a positive integer in the fields in any order, relative to each other. Items with the same sort order number will retain their current sort order, relative to each other. This new Sort Order field eliminates the need to scroll through a long list of grade items and categories to reorder the gradebook.

The previous Sort Order drop-down menu still appears for Gradebooks with fewer than 200 grade items.

Quizzes – Dynamic preview available in question pools

Question pools now include a dynamic preview. The preview displays questions randomly selected from the current question pool. A refresh button allows instructors to navigate through several selections to ensure the question pool is working as expected.

Rubrics – Improvements to rubric feedback for learners

To provide learners with more detailed feedback on activities and apply a consistent look and feel to rubric feedback, this release includes the following improvements:

  • User Progress displays general feedback, score, and a graded rubric for Grades, Discussions and Assignments. Feedback displays to learners as soon as instructors save rubric and overall feedback assessment.
  • Content tool for Assignments displays general feedback, score, and a graded rubric. This replaces the previously displayed Instructor Feedback.
Rubric feedback for Assignments Progress in the User Progress tool

Rubric feedback for Assignments Progress in the User Progress tool

Rubric feedback for Discussions Progress in the User Progress tool

Rubric feedback for Discussions Progress in the User Progress tool

 

July’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Instructors can now select Text submission as part of the workflow to create a New Submission Folder

(This list is not all-inclusive. It only shows those changes that will impact faculty the most. The date the updates will take place changes from month to month. You can expect the following updates to be in place by the end of the month.) Assignments – New Text Submission type and workflow Instructors can now […]

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June’s Continuous Delivery Updates

The Access Topic pop-up now includes a hyperlink to the full discussion post you are grading.

(This list is not all-inclusive. It only shows those changes that will impact faculty the most. The date the updates will take place changes from month to month. You can expect the following updates to be in place by the end of the month.) Assignment Grader – Assignment submission can now be annotated without EduDentity […]

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May’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Important reminder pinned to the top of Activity Feed

(This list is not all-inclusive. It only shows those changes that will impact faculty the most. The date the updates will take place changes from month to month. You can expect the following updates to be in place by the end of the month.) Activity Feed – Pin posts to top of feed Instructors can […]

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April’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Message post using HTML markup

(This list is not all-inclusive. It only shows those changes that will impact faculty the most. The date the updates will take place changes from month to month. You can expect the following updates to be in place by the end of the month.) Activity Feed – Posts support simple HTML markup Instructors can now […]

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Daylight Update – Additional Information

Preview Dates There will be previews of the new look on the following dates. However, we are more than happy to work with you one on one to make sure the change is as smooth as possible. April 4, 12:00-1:00, Henderson room 112 T April 19, 12:00-1:00, Petro room 220 April 27, 10:00-11:00 – Washburn […]

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March’s Continuous Delivery Updates

LaTeX editor

(This list is not all-inclusive. It only shows those changes that will impact faculty the most. The date the updates will take place changes from month to month. You can expect the following updates to be in place by the end of the month.) Activity Feed – Image attachments display in feed Instructors can attach […]

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Additional Continuous Delivery Update for February

The following update was missed in the previous post about the continuous delivery updates for February. Question Library – New Question Import Workflows This feature adds new ways for instructors to search the Question Library when adding questions to a quiz. Using a slide in panel featuring the questions in a tree structure enables easy […]

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February’s Continuous Delivery Updates

Use the new icon to embed videos directly into your activity feed

(This list is not all-inclusive. It only shows those changes that will impact faculty the most. The date the updates will take place changes from month to month. You can expect the following updates to be in place by the end of the month.) Activity Feed – Video attachments render and play inline Instructors can […]

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January’s Continuous Delivery Updates

View Statistics page with the option to include exempted users in quiz statistics

(This list is not all-inclusive. It only shows those changes that will impact faculty the most. The date the updates will take place changes from month to month. You can expect the following updates to be in place by the end of the month.) Activity Feed – Upload file attachments to message posts When creating […]

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