The October release is scheduled for the 1st of October 2022.
The release will contain the following:

  • New Document view/review flow in Assignment Review

  • New review flow in Skill Review

  • Recent releases page

  • New accessibility feature: Pausing video/audio on opening the sidebar

  • Patch notes


New Document view/review flow in Assignment Review

There is a new view/flow for Assignment Review. This is similar to how the teacher submission playlist works in Peer Review but without the over-all view of the students.
You can click on the review button next to a student to go to that students submissions. The next and back buttons (top right corner) cycles between the files and the students. By clicking on the 'viewing' button next to the 'next' button you get an overview of all the groups/students and their handed in files.

(Fig. 1: from the overview you can click "review" next to the student you want to review)

(Fig. 2: per student you get an overview of handed in files. Clicking on "next file" in the upper right corner will show the first submission)

(Fig: 3: you can write your review here. You can also click on the "viewing" button left of the "next file" button to get a menu from where you can see where you are with reviewing and an overview of all the students/groups that have handed in)

(Fig: 4: the pop up menu from where you can oversee all the groups and students including their handed in files)


New review flow in Skill Review

The (new) review flow that students and teachers are used to in Group Member Evaluation by now, is now also available for Skill Review! This means easier navigation between students or groups that you as a teacher are reviewing.
You can click on the 'review' button next to a student to start reviewing that student. From there you can start reviewing. By clicking the 'next student' button in the upper right corner you will continue on to the next student. You can also click the 'viewing' button next to the 'next student' button to get an overview of all the students and to see where/who you are reviewing.

(Fig. 5: press 'review' to start reviewing a selected student)

(Fig. 6: here you can review a student like normal. When you're done you can press the "next student" button in the upper right corner to continue reviewing all the students)

(Fig. 7: when pressing the "viewing - Student x/x button you can see the list of students and where you are in the reviewing process. By pressing any student's name you can jump to their review page)


Recent releases page

Teachers now get notified about new releases from within the notifications popover. They can open the ‘recent releases’ page by opening the notifications center and click on the rocket-button. This opens a new dialog with all release videos and a link to the corresponding release notes.

(Fig. 8: when pressing the bell-icon to open the notifications menu you can then press the rocket icon to open a new page with all release videos and links to the corresponding release notes)

(Fig. 9: the new 'recently released page' menu)


New accessibility feature: Pausing video/audio on opening the sidebar

This feature is added to improve the usability for everyone that relies on using a screenreader when viewing a video or listening to audio. Previously the video or audio would keep playing when one would answer a question/open a comment. This would result in the screenreader starting to read the annotation contents in the sidebar, while the content audio would continue in the background, creating a very confusing and cluttered audio situation. The setting is available in the user’s accessibility settings (a shortcut is available in the accessibility menu), and is disabled by default (as not to disturb regular users who are not affected by this complication).

(Fig. 10: you can turn on and off the new accessibility feature. This setting will be off by default)


Patch notes:

In assignments where students review multiple groups as a group (i.e. all group members review the same groups), there was an issue with the algorithm that allocates students to groups. This would cause reviews not to be divided equally over the different groups in most cases, causing some groups to get no reviews at all and other groups to get more reviews than necessary. In the coming release this is fixed.


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