itslearning Release 69
Welcome to release 69 of itslearning. The main highlights of this release are:
- More onboarding for customers using new itslearning - we continue to highlight new features and help users get the most from itslearning.
- The Stream now groups similar information making reading easier.
For users of new itslearning, we have added two onboarding features:
Top banner and welcome modal
We welcome our users to new itslearning with an optional quick guide to the new look and feel and features. Once viewed it will disappear or you can just dismiss it.
Blinking dot on the Group menu item
We have added a blinking dot on the Group menu item to highlight that we have moved dashboards and projects to a new location.
Figure 1: Onboarding
Streamlining the Stream and Notifications
Instead of presenting you with individual updates for every change in a course, we are now grouping similar changes in the Stream and latest changes. You will see only one “recent update” post from your teacher per course per day. If new content is added during the day it is added to the update group and this jumps to the top of the stream.
- We have fine-tuned the search in the new Library to make it even better.
- Sorting by relevance should now provide more accurate search results based on your search query.
- The search engine now attempts to correct small typos that you may have entered.
- You can filter for any publisher from the search results.
- You can now only find content created on demo sites if you are searching from a demo site yourself.
- It is now possible to search for parts of a word (for example searching on "bio" will also result in hits on "biology").
- Enhancements to the new messaging system to better display all participants in a conversation.
- Users of new itslearning will see that My page now is their new start page. Exceptions are administrators, system administrators, “AICC profiles”. Customers can still override the start location via a profile setting.
Posted on Tue, August 23, 2016
by Leslie Ahern