Isidore Releases

This page contains a historical archive of all current and past Isidore releases put out by the Office of E-Learning since Isidore arrived on campus in 2008. Releases include software updates, new features, feature enhancements, and bug fixes.

2017 Releases

11.4.35.0 - November 2017

  • Fixed a rounding issue with calculated questions in Tests & Quizzes
  • Fixed a bug where LTI tools couldn't be installed through the GUI
  • Added back test-taking tips for students before they begin Isidore assessments

11.4.34.2 - November 2017

  • Upgraded UDit catalog service so course section information is more accurate and up to date

11.4.34.1 - October 2017

  • Increased the UDit people service timeout

11.4.34.0 - October 2017

  • Fixed a bug where editing a published assessment caused the gradebook item to be released when it was previously not released
  • Updated syllabus templates in the ck editor
  • Fixed a styling issue with the Notifications menu in mobile view
  • Fixed a bug where scrolling a long list of names in Roster caused the instructor names to be duplicated
  • Fixed a bug where McGraw-Hill grades sync caused gradebook errors for students
  • Upgraded framework to version 11.4
  • Improved the visual appearance of the chat synoptic
  • Fixed an issue where group releasing items in Lessons caused the page to scroll

11.4.33.1 - September 2017

  • Fixed a bug where calculated question answers with repeating decimals needed to be rounded

11.4.33.0 - September 2017

  • Fixed a bug where calculated question answers were getting converted to scientific notation
  • Fixed a bug where ID number (instead of username) was displayed in emails sent through Messages
  • Improved the appearance and functionality of notifications
  • Added duplication support for LTI tools added through the Lessons tool

11.4.32.0 - September 2017

  • Added the ability to filter Gradebook item & category statistics by section/group
  • Upgraded the service that updates registration information for students and instructors
  • Added username to the Messages tool so instructors can distinguish between two students with the same name

11.4.31.0 - August 2017

  • Fixed some styling issues in Forums when accessed through Lessons
  • Improved styling of the "View Gradebook Items" page

11.4.29.0 & 11.4.30.0 - August 2017

  • Added Notifications for Announcements, Messages, and Assignments
  • Added import/export to Attendance
  • Added Statistics to the Write Place's Digital Drop-Off
  • Added a Gradebook Items page to Gradebook with statistics

11.4.28.0 - July 2017

  • Upgraded to Sakai 11.4

11.1.28.0 - May 2017

  • Added validation for open, due, and accept until dates for students who are taking tests at different times.
  • Added back the ability to export answers from anonymous assessments.

11.1.27.0 - May 2017

  • Made it so that organizational buttons appear in the Gradebook when there are no students in the course.
  • Added back the ability to see all students' submissions on the Tests & Quizzes Scores page.

11.1.26.0 - May 2017

  • Ability to manage CompFolios by adding categories and requirements
  • Added a permission for teaching assistants to create/edit gradebook items

11.1.25.0 - April 2017

  • Added back the ability for students to control assignment email notifications.
  • Improved students' Gradebook view so that the "Uncategorized" category is always at the bottom.
  • Updated Certification tool with the latest software and fixes

11.1.23.0 & 11.1.24.0 - April 2017

  • Made students' Grade Summary pages editable
  • Fixed a bug with grading assignments that are worth 1.0 points
  • Added a YouTube plugin to the text editor
  • Rearranged the order of buttons in the text editor
  • Improved the error message when you try to post an assignment with special characters in the title and Turnitin enabled

11.1.22.0 - March 2017

  • Improved the site creation process to include rotating Isidore tips as a course is being created
  • Re-added the Roster Statistics page
  • Several improvements to the Blogs tool
  • Improved the formatting of rich text editor questions in Tests & Quizzes

11.1.21.0 - February 2017

  • Upgraded the Warpwire Video plugin
  • Added the ability to link to items in Checklists in the Lessons tool
  • Added NameCoach options to the Profile tool
  • Made it so that users are never deleted from Isidore when their LDAP accounts are deleted

11.1.20.2 - February 2017

  • Improved styling of the CompFolio tool

11.1.20.0 - February 2017

  • Made the process of editing questions in pools easier in Tests & Quizzes
  • Improved the styling of the honor pledge in Tests & Quizzes
  • Added the To-Do list to the tools menu
  • Improved the delete submission option styling in Tests & Quizzes
  • Improved the view of the Roster tool
  • Added the release and due times back to the "Published Copies" tab in Tests & Quizzes
  • Improved the performance of the Question Progress panel in Tests & Quizzes
  • Improved the print function in the Roster tool

11.1.19.0 - January 2017

  • Fixed a bug where student couldn't attach documents during peer review in Assignments
  • Added NameCoach to the Roster tool
  • Fixed a bug where the group-release setting in Resources and Lessons didn't copy over upon duplication
  • Improved styling of the Attendance tool

11.1.18.0 - January 2017

  • Fixed a bug where the print feature on the student summary in Gradebook wasn't working
  • Fixed the order of answers in survey matrix of questions in Tests & Quizzes
  • Added NameCoach integration to Isidore
  • Fixed an issue with Teaching Assistant permissions in Assignments & Gradebook
  • Improved styling of the Attendance tool
  • Disabled percentage relative weighting option in the Gradebook
  • Upgraded the Blogs tool to the latest version

2016 Releases

11.1.17.0 - December 2016

  • Fixed a bug in the Gradebook where you couldn't open a student's grade summary if you scrolled to the right
  • Fixed a bug where forum topics were in a random order when you duplicated a site
  • Fixed a bug where instructors couldn't add a feedback attachment to a question in Tests & Quizzes
  • Improved the spacing and formatting of the Gradebook tool
  • Added an asterisk (*) next to course grade when there are ungraded items in a student's row in Gradebook

11.1.16.0 - November 2016

  • Improved Attendance performance in sites with lots of students
  • Fixed a bug where calendar dates showed incorrect on the 31st day of a month with 31 days
  • Updated the student view of Gradebook

11.1.15.0 - November 2016

  • Fixed a bug where late assessments couldn't be enabled in Tests & Quizzes
  • Added a feature where course section could be exported
  • Improved efficiency of the Write Place's Digital Drop-Off tool

11.1.14.0 - October 2016

  • Fixed an issue where site duplication caused multiple sites and/or multiple tools to be created
  • Improved the performance of the course sync job
  • Fixed an issue where the order of the Gradebook wouldn't be preserved upon site duplication

11.1.13.0 - October 2016

  • Fixed a sort error in Gradebook
  • Improved the Gradebook import process
  • Fixed a bug in Lessons where a required link to a URL was not acknowledged when clicked
  • Created a new "Sort" page for the Gradebook
  • Improved the process of allowing a resubmission in the Assignments tool

11.1.12.0 - September 2016

  • Fixed a bug where uploading a file with the same name through Lessons would append the version number to the wrong place in Resources
  • Fixed a bug where the Gradebook import failed
  • Removed the auto-save confirmation from text boxes because it popped up all the time interrupting work
  • Fixed a sorting bug in Gradebook
  • Added the ability to link an assessment to a Gradebook category in Tests & Quizzes
  • Added a warning when syllabus items contained too many characters

11.1.11.1 - August 2016

  • Fixed a bug where class meeting times were displayed incorrectly during the site creation process
  • Added a photos page back to the Roster tool
  • Improved styling of students' question progress panel in Tests & Quizzes

11.1.11.0* - August 2016

  • Sakai version 11 was released (a large Isidore upgrade)

2.9.3.29 - April 2016

  • Converted "Reply Privately" feature in Forums to an email to link
  • Fixed an issue with Warpwire Video logins

2.9.3.28 - February 2016

  • Fixed an issue with sorting in the Attendance tool
  • Added the ability to print an attendance sheet and sign-up sheet in Attendance
  • Enabled grading in the Attendance tool
  • Added Gradebook integration to the Attendance tool
  • Installed a Warpwire Video patch
  • Added a "take attendance now" feature to Attendance
  • Gave instructors the ability comment on attendance items
  • Added an Attendance stats table

2.9.3.27 - January 2016

  • Released the Attendance tool
  • Added new features and improvements to the Write Place's Digital Drop-Off
  • Installed and configured CAS (2-Factor Authentication) on Isidore
  • Made assessment creation options easier to understand
  • Improved Attendance tool styling

2015 Releases

Isidore 2.9.3.26 - December 2015

  • Fixed a bug where sorting by the Grade Override column in Gradebook caused an error
  • Fixed a bug where the Lessons tool didn't display the correct title when you navigated to other tools
  • Added a Checklist feature to Lessons tools
  • Added the ability to indent files in the Lessons tools
  • Fixed a bug where Resources order was not preserved on site duplication
  • Improved Lessons Checklist styling
  • Restyled the bug report screen to be more helpful and user-friendly
  • Installed Question Progress panel improvements in Tests & Quizzes

Isidore 2.9.3.25 - November 2015

  • Fixed an issue in Chat Room where it wouldn't display more than 6-8 users
  • Fixed a bug where the 5 minute warning in Tests & Quizzes wasn't visible
  • Added a web service for McGraw Hill LTI tools
  • Installed the Warpwire Video tool
  • Improved styling of the "previous" and "next" buttons in Lessons

Isidore 2.9.3.24 - October 2015

  • Fixed an issue where instructors couldn't view peer review comments in Assignments
  • Fixed a sort bug in the student view of Gradebook
  • Updated footer text of email notifications sent from Isidore to be more helpful
  • Restyled and improved the "Reorder" page in Lessons

Isidore 2.9.3.23 - September 2015

  • Fixed an issue with grading in some calculated questions
  • Fixed a Gradebook bug caused by null exceptions
  • Added new "copy to" and "move to" features to Resources
  • Installed Certification (Certificate) tool into Isidore
  • Developed and released a new homepage for Isidore
  • Improved Resources styling for students

Isidore 2.9.3.22 - August 2015

  • Fixed a bug in Tests & Quizzes where calculated questions only graded the first answer correctly
  • Fixed a bug in Tests & Quizzes where you couldn't edit the incorrect answer feedback after an assessment was published
  • Released Isidore's newly designed landing page
  • Improved the process in Assignments for allowing students a resubmission

Isidore 2.9.3.21 - August 2015

  • Fixed errors in Forums caused by "users must post first before reading"
  • Migrated help documentation to ewiki.udayton.edu

Isidore 2.9.3.20 - July 2015

  • Re-styled the "Add Participants" page in Site Info to make the process easier
  • Added 24 hour email notification reminder for students who have not submitted an assignment

Isidore 2.9.3.19 - June 2015

  • Added a link in the Gradebook for students to view their feedback in Assignments
  • Added a feature in Tests & Quizzes that allows instructors to see which students have assessments "in progress"
  • Added additional settings to the forums tool so that students can view forum content after the close date

Isidore 2.9.3.18 - May 2015

  • Improved the appearance and functionality of the Resources tool
  • Added colored buttons to improve user experience (green for affirmative action, red for cancel)
  • Added "weight items equally" feature to Gradebook

Isidore 2.9.3.17 - April 2015

  • Added a bonus question option to Tests & Quizzes
  • Improved the visual appearance and character count for students completing essay questions in Tests & Quizzes
  • Added word count to the html editor
  • Added a new view for instructors in the Roster tool that displays students' advisors, majors, minors, concentrations, and academic standings
  • Added "last login" and "number of total logins" for instructors on the main page of the Roster tool
  • Added the ability for students to add attachments when completing a peer review in the Assignments tool

Isidore 2.9.3.16 - March 2015

  • Added a "Continue" button to the top of the Resources page so that scrolling to the bottom of the page isn't necessary
  • Added a Digital Drop Off tool to the My Account tab (for certain students participating in The Write Place pilot)
  • Updated the default view of the Schedule tool to be "List of Future Events" (based on student focus group feedback)
  • Cleaned up My Evaluations and Evaluation Coordinator roles since CoursEval has been adopted

Isidore 2.9.3.15 - February 2015

  • Fixed a bug where the "accept until date" in Tests & Quizzes was causing an error when saving an assessment
  • Improved the student view of Tests & Quizzes so that the html editor is displayed by default when answering essay-type questions (based on student focus group feedback)

2014 Releases

Isidore 2.9.3.14 - December 2014

  • Fixed a bug in Tests & Quizzes that would cause an "accept until date error" to be displayed on the screen
  • Made "List of Events" the default in the Schedule tool (based on student feedback)
  • Fixed a bug where duplicating a site would cause an image on the Home tool to not be displayed
  • Improved the student experience for taking an assessment by displaying the WYSIWYG editor by default on essay questions

Isidore 2.9.3.13 - November 2014

  • Made drastic visual improvements to the user interface in the Gradebook (part 2)
  • Added an "ignore spaces" option to fill in the blank questions in Tests & Quizzes

Isidore 2.9.3.12 - October 2014

  • Made drastic visual improvements to the user interface in the Gradebook (part 1)

Isidore 2.9.3.11 - September 2014

  • Added "days until your password expires" feature to Isidore
  • Added academic year, student advisor, and major to Profile and Roster
  • Relabeled buttons in Site Info for clarify (i.e. Rename/Reorder Tools -> Manage Tools; Edit Tools -> Add/Remove Tools)
  • Fixed a bug where the time limit was showing incorrectly for the instructor in Tests & Quizzes
  • Froze the course grade column in the Gradebook

Isidore 2.9.3.10 - August 2014

  • Fixed a bug where quick create stopped working for true/false questions in Tests & Quizzes
  • Added "average score" option back to Tests & Quizzes
  • Changed the way course names are displayed on the tabs for clarity
  • Changed visual appearance of the "More Sites" menu
  • Changed the name of some items for clarify (i.e. My Workspace -> My Account; Worksite Setup -> My Courses)
  • Changed the "Details" link in Gradebook to read "Edit/Grade"
  • Added "Print" functionality to Lessons pages
  • Added an extra credit option in Gradebook

Isidore 2.9.3.09 - June 2014

  • Added a "Create New Site" button to all instructors' "My Account" pages
  • Fixed a performance issue with extended time delivery

Isidore 2.9.3.08 - June 2014

  • Fixed a bug where students couldn't see the 5 minute pop-up warning in Tests & Quizzes
  • Added an easier way to create extended time exams and alternate time exams

Isidore 2.9.3.07 - May 2014

  • Fixed a bug where double calendars showed up when date releasing a Lessons page
  • Made Blogs tool sortable by last name
  • Added middle initials to Isidore
  • Added copies of forum buttons (i.e. Mark As Read) to bottom of page as well

Isidore 2.9.3.06 - March 2014

  • Fixed a bug where assignments couldn't be posted with the peer review option enabled

Isidore 2.9.3.05 - March 2014

  • Created a visual indicator in the Forums tool when a topic or forum is group-released
  • Updated visual appearance of audio recorder buttons

Isidore 2.9.3.04 - February 2014

  • Cleaned up the Tests & Quizzes settings page

Isidore 2.9.3.03 - January 2014

  • Fixed a bug where feedback attachments in Tests & Quizzes weren't being displayed to students
  • Added a "Help me with the new layout" button in Tests & Quizzes
  • Improved the visual appearance of the recording page in Tests & Quizzes

2013 Releases

Isidore 2.9.3.02 - November 2013

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes for Sakai 2.9.3

Isidore 2.9.3.01 - November 2013

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes for Sakai 2.9.3

Isidore 2.9.3.00* - October 2013

  • Upgraded to Sakai 2.9.3

Isidore 2.9.2.03 - September 2013

  • Upgraded to Tests & Quizzes 10 (Samigo 10)

Isidore 2.9.2.02 - August 2013

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes for Sakai 2.9.2

Isidore 2.9.2.01 - July 2013

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes for Sakai 2.9.2

Isidore 2.9.2.00* - June 2013

  • Upgraded to Sakai 2.9.2

Isidore 2.9.1.02 - May 2013

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes for Sakai 2.9.1
  • Miscellaneous My Evaluations improvements

Isidore 2.9.1.01 - May 2013

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes for Sakai 2.9.1
  • Miscellaneous My Evaluations improvements

Isidore 2.9.1.00* - March 2013

  • Upgraded to Sakai 2.9.1
  • Installed Evaluation System (My Evaluations) in Isidore

Isidore 2.9.0* - January & February 2013

  • Upgraded to Sakai version 2.9

2012 Releases

Isidore 2.5.31 - December 2012

  • Updated visual appearance of Isidore
  • Added a new feature where assessments are auto-submitted when the retract date hits

Isidore 2.5.30 - September 2012

  • Added an "add gradebook item(s)" button to the main Gradebook page

Isidore 2.5.29 - August 2012

  • Added anonymous grading to the Assignments tool
  • Increased the maximum file size limit to 250 MB for uploads
  • Added the course name to schedule events on the My Workspace tab
  • Changed the default behavior of the Announcements tool and Messages tool to "Yes, send an email"
  • Added a quick add feature to the Schedule tool

Isidore 2.5.28 - June 2012

  • Added a "don't allow students to see other forum posts until they've posted" feature in forums
  • Fixed a bug where Tests & Quizzes lost feedback settings on the 1st save
  • Added open and close date functionality to forums and topics in the Forums tool

Isidore 2.5.27 - May 2012

  • Upgraded to the new version of Lesson Builder
  • Enhanced navigation in the Blogs tool

Isidore 2.5.26 - April 2012

  • Fixed a bug with average scores in Tests & Quizzes
  • Updated the HTML editor so that "Insert/Edit Movie or Sound" supports YouTube videos

Isidore 2.5.25 - March 2012

  • Fixed a bug where importing XML assessments didn't work in Tests & Quizzes
  • Improved the "Add Participants" screen so that it's more user-friendly

Isidore 2.5.24 - January 2012

  • Fixed incorrect dates that were showing in the Forums tool

Isidore 2.5.23 - January 2012

  • Fixed a "multiple tabs" error when students used their browser's back button in the Forums tool

2011 Releases

Isidore 2.5.22 - December 2011

  • Fixed a bug where importing a XML assessment didn't work
  • Updated all text and images so that they said "University email" instead of "Lotus Notes"
  • Added "started time" and "completed time" to the Tests & Quizzes Scores page

Isidore 2.5.21 - November 2011

  • Fixed a bug where folder permissions in Resources disappeared when you deleted a roster from a site
  • Implemented role-specific Messages of the Day (MOTD)
  • Added the ability to add a due date from Tests & Quizzes to the Schedule tool

Isidore 2.5.20 - October 2011

  • Improved performance when loading the Tests & Quizzes Scores page
  • Made it so that you can't add guest users to a roster

Isidore 2.5.19 - September 2011

  • Added email notification to the My Evaluations tool
  • Fixed a bug where instructors could no longer forward messages from the Messages tool
  • Fixed an insufficient privileges error in the Forums tool
  • Implemented a new screen on the My Evaluations tool where you can choose how many months of evaluations you're seeing

Isidore 2.5.17 - August 2011

  • Changed the sender of email messages forwarded from Isidore from "Do Not Reply" to "Isidore"
  • Updated text in the Site Stats tools so that the descriptions are more clear
  • Added the Lesson Builder tool
  • Upgraded the Forums tool
  • Fixed a bug in the Drop Box tool where old student folders were getting carried forward when a site was duplicated
  • Enhanced documentation in the Tests & Quizzes tool for allowing certain students extended time
  • Added time to the released and due date on the main Tests & Quizzes page
  • Upgraded the My Evaluations tool

Isidore 2.5.15 - June 2011

  • Added a link to the Sakai accessibility page to Isidore's home page
  • Added a warning to Isidore's login page to let students know their LDAP accounts have been disabled
  • Added a new feature so that instructors can modify the names of their Elluminate recordings
  • Corrected the formatting of the Blogs page when using Internet Explorer
  • Fixed a bug where Forums+ forums and topics were not copying over to new sites
  • Corrected the link in the body of "Reply Privately" emails
  • Added a new feature so users can collapse and expand Isidore's banner and menus

Isidore 2.5.14 - May 2011

  • Updated Isidore's appearance with a new skin
  • Made the "View More Sites" menu more user-friendly and named it "Additional Courses"
  • Fixed a bug where instructors would update a grade in Gradebook+ and get an error
  • Fixed a bug in Forums+ where an attachment with spaces in the filename wouldn't work
  • Fixed a bug where associating assignments with gradebook categories created duplicate assignments
  • Added a reply privately option to the Forums+ tool
  • Fixed a bug where gradebook categories didn't appear in the Assignments tool until at least one assignment was pushed to the gradebook
  • Fixed a bug in Assignments where the "allow resubmission" box remained checked after the grade was saved

Isidore 2.5.13 - March 2011

  • Fixed a bug where scoring fails when one answer of a two answer calculated question is left blank
  • Added Forums+ documentation for new features
  • Added improved site creation instructions to the site creation wizard
  • Added Search help documentation
  • Added Windows 7 WebDAV documentation
  • Fixed a bug where mms:// video links in Modules were not being copied into destination sites
  • Fixed a bug in the Assignments tool where Isidore would automatically change the multiple submission dates in the Assignments tool
  • Fixed a bug where users weren't getting notified of the 100 MB file upload limit
  • Added Gradebook+ help documentation
  • Added notification for users so that when the Modules tool cannot import, delete, replace, or duplicate their content sections

Isidore 2.5.12 - March 2011

  • Increased the Isidore time-out time to 80 minutes
  • Added a calculated question type to Tests & Quizzes
  • Added several lab tools - Drop Box, Search, and Forums+
  • Restyled the "Edit Tools' page
  • Upgraded the Messages and Forums tool to version 2.7
  • Corrected the error message you receive when entering a grade with 2 decimal places in the Assignment tool
  • Installed an equation editor to the FCK editor

2010 Releases

Isidore 2.5.11 - December 2010

  • Fixed a bug in Site Stats that caused the tool to show duplicate students
  • Enhanced FCK Editor functionality to support "full screen"
  • Added Gradebook+ to list of available tools in Isidore
  • Added a movie plug-in to the FCK Editor

Isidore 2.5.10 - November 2010

  • Added functionality so that Schedule items can be copied when duplicating or importing from a site
  • Added functionality so that items in the Forums tool can be copied when duplicating or importing from a site
  • Fixed a bug where special instructions comments weren't coming through when sites were created or rosters were requested
  • Fixed a bug in Site Stats where the only tool listed was the Resources tool
  • Fixed a bug in the Modules tool where the replace function in the Import from Site feature acted like a merge
  • Improved the text instructions for duplicating a site during the site creation process

Isidore 2.5.9 - November 2010

  • Renamed the 'Page Order' link in Site Info to Rename/Reorder Tools
  • Linked the question mark button in My Evaluations to the My Evaluations help documentation
  • Added help documentation in the Assignments tool for bulk upload/download
  • Rearranged the students' view of graded assignments (put instructor's comments and attachments at the top of the page)
  • Enhanced the statistics/item analysis pages for assessments that use question pools
  • Linked the question mark button in the Elluminate tool to the Elluminate help documentation
  • Added Isidore's current server time to the bottom of all Isidore pages
  • Updated Isidore's Features page to reflect the current tool set

Isidore 2.5.8 - October 2010

  • Fixed a bug in Tests & Quizzes that didn't allow you to export an assessment that had more than 255 columns
  • Improved the way that images were displayed in the FCK editor (now alphabetical)
  • Fixed a bug in Resources where a "missing key" message was displayed
  • Improved the text to add official and non-official participants to your site
  • Created Elluminate help documentation
  • Fixed a bug in the Gradebook where TA permissions were inaccurate when they were set to "view" level
  • Fixed a bug in Tests & Quizzes where changing the feedback settings erased the release and retract dates
  • Deleted excess years in the Assignments tool (didn't need the years 2002 - 2007)

Isidore 2.5.7a - September 2010

  • Fixed an issue with the Home pages tool not being able to interpret html code

Isidore 2.5.7 - September 2010

  • Added functionality to the Gradebook tool so that when a site is duplicated, all gradebook categories and weighting and the order of gradebook items remain intact
  • Added a new feature to 'My Evaluations' so that the ideal scale point can be at the top or bottom -OR- left or right
  • Fixed an issue with the Site Stats tool not recording data

Isidore 2.5.6 - August 2010

  • Added functionality for streaming media links (mms://) to be added to the Modules tool
  • Fixed a bug in Tests & Quizzes that caused the student assessment timer to show inaccurate time
  • Added an "average score" option to the Tests & Quizzes tool
  • Added a new feature so students and instructors can view all assessment submissions in the Tests & Quizzes tool

Isidore 2.5.5 - August 2010

  • Added a feature where students who drop a class will automatically be dropped from the Isidore site
  • Added "forgot username?" "forgot password?" links to the Isidore login page
  • Added Elluminate integration

Isidore 2.5.4 - July 2010

  • Fixed a bug in the Modules tool where some of the content sections would be missing (or had an invalid link) when a site was being imported or duplicated
  • Added a picture icon to the 'My Evaluations' tool

Isidore 2.5.3 - July 2010

  • Added a new, more concise description of 'model answer' to Tests & Quizzes
  • Re-added embedded flash player in Tests & Quizzes for audio submissions
  • Added and updated many of the FAQs and help files
  • Added 'forgot username?' and 'forgot password?' links within Isidore
  • Added text to the Gradebook in order to make people aware that the course grade is not an accurate representation unless all zeros had been entered

Isidore 2.5.2 - June 2010

  • Fixed a bug in Forums where apostrophes in a student's name would cause the statistics page not to load
  • Fixed a bug in Tests & Quizzes where you couldn't publish assessments that had correct and incorrect answer feedback in a question
  • Added an informational page to Tests & Quizzes for students so they can successfully submit assessments

Isidore 2.5.1 - May 2010

  • Fixed a bug in Tests & Quizzes that caused instructor's grading comments not to be shown
  • Corrected the numeric scale on 'My Evaluations' reports

Isidore 2.5.0* - May 2010

  • Added a new messages and forum posts synoptic to all My Workspace sites
  • Enabled a session time-out and expiration warning to the server
  • Fixed a bug where instructors could not create a forum, topic, or post

Isidore 2.4.8 - April 2010

  • Installed the Evaluation System tool into Isidore
  • Implemented a fix so that in the future, username changes will not affect Isidore accounts

Isidore 2.4.7 - April 2010

  • Added functionality so that the links to pictures in question pools will be updated when duplicating or importing from a site
  • Added functionality so that links to pictures in tests & quizzes will be updated when duplicating or importing from a site

Isidore 2.4.6 - March 2010

  • Added functionality so that syllabi can be copied when duplicating or importing from a site
  • Added functionality so that assignments can be copied when duplicating or importing from a site
  • Added functionality so that announcements can be copied when duplicating or importing from a site

Isidore 2.4.5 - March 2010

  • Made some changes so that links to files and pictures would not be broken when importing from sites or duplicating sites
  • Increased student answer length in Tests & Quizzes tool
  • Fixed a bug where hitting the 'reset selection' link in Tests & Quizzes caused intermittent problems

Isidore 2.4.4 - February 2010

  • Fixed a bug where auto-save in Tests & Quizzes caused duplicate records
  • Fixed a bug where the upload all function in Assignments sporadically didn't work (when using Firefox)
  • Fixed a bug in the Blogs tool where saving a blank draft caused an error

Isidore 2.4.3 - February 2010

  • Fixed a bug where you couldn't move question pools
  • Added a new feature to hide the open and close dates from the main Modules page
  • Fixed a bug where a dollar sign ($) in the answer box in fill in the blank type questions caused an error in Tests & Quizzes

Isidore 2.4.2 - January 2010

  • Fixed a bug where exporting assessments from a large site fails
  • Added information in the Assignments tool regarding Turnitin.com integration
  • Fixed a bug where < > symbols caused an error when included in comments

2009 Releases

Isidore 2.4.1 - December 2009

  • Added the ability for students to see Turnitin.com originality reports in the Assignments tool
  • Added functionality so that when a site is created after the start of a term, the site is automatically published

Isidore 2.4.0* - December 2009

  • Added the Blogs tool, which gives students and instructors blogging capability
  • Added Turnitin (plagiarism detection) integration to the Assignments tool
  • Added the Site Statistics tool, which allows instructors to view site visits, tool activity, and resource access
  • Added images to help documentation
  • Made tools that are turned off to students be italicized and in parentheses
  • Added fix that allows sorting by column headers in IE 7 to work
  • Added fix that made the exported Gradebook and the Gradebook show the same course grade
  • Updated FCKeditor to 2.6.4.1
  • Added fix that enables the calendar in the Schedule tool to pop-up in IE 6 and IE 7
  • Fixed a bug in the Assignments tool where 'allow resubmission' was automatically checked after opening the attachments
  • Fixed a bug where users couldn't open attachments with weird characters in the filename
  • Not released (but saved) grades are now available when you download grades
  • Fixed a bug where students cannot remove files from a file upload question in Tests & Quizzes
  • Instructors can now set the resubmission option in the new/edit assignment view
  • Fixed a bug where 'inactive' participants were still counted in the In/New count in the Assignments tool
  • Fixed a bug where grading in Assignments should not have a '0' option when allowing resubmissions
  • Fixed a bug where attachments for 'model answer' or 'all purpose item' were not visible in the Assignments tool
  • Fixed a bug where instructors could not view previously returned attachments in the Assignments tool
  • Increased question length in Tests & Quizzes

Isidore 2.3.6 - November 2009

  • Changed the email subject for assignment submissions from "Email Notification for Assignment Submission" to "Notification for an Assignment Submission: Course - Assignment"

Isidore 2.3.5 - October 2009

  • Increased file upload size to 100 MB
  • Added the ability for instructors to choose a gradebook category during the assessment creation process

Isidore 2.3.4 - October 2009

  • Increased character limit in Tests & Quizzes tool
  • Added a checkbox in the Assignments tool to email students their grade during the grading process
  • Added a reminder to students to submit their assignments in the Assignments tool

Isidore 2.3.3 - October 2009

  • Fixed a bug caused by < > symbols in the comment section of Tests & Quizzes
  • Added the ability to create a text column in the Gradebook
  • Added the ability to hide the student name column in the Gradebook

Isidore 2.3.2 - September 2009

  • Fixed a bug where a forum without any topics made the main forums page disappear

Isidore 2.3.1 - August 2009

  • Fixed a bug where PPT files in the forums tool didn't display the PPT icon

Isidore 2.3.0* - August 2009

  • Added 'select all' check box when copying questions from a question pool
  • Added functionality for tests and quizzes to be released to specific groups
  • Improved the page load speed of the Forums tool
  • Upgraded to Sakai 2.6.x
  • Added a pop-up notification when adding the Resources tool reminding users that the Resources tool is turned off to students by default
  • Upgraded FCeditor to 2.6.4
  • Added the ability for students to replace their assignment submissions prior to the due date
  • Fixed a bug where only some chat participants showed during a chat room session
  • Fixed a bug where you could not delete nested folders from Resources
  • Fixed a bug where double-clicking on the 'Save' button in the Gradebook causes an error
  • Made it so that an updated assignment due date is reflected in the Gradebook

Isidore 2.2.3 - June 2009

  • Added the functionality so that instructors can see drafts of assignments created by other instructors
  • Fixed WebDAV errors when copying folders

Isidore 2.2.2 - June 2009

  • Fixed the bug where users would intermittently get a 'FAIL' screen instead of the Forums page

Isidore 2.2.1 - June 2009

  • Improved speed within the Messages tool when sending messages to the entire class list
  • Fixed the bug where modifying topic settings produces an error
  • Added a 'Sent To' column within the 'Sent' folder in the Messages tool

Isidore 2.2.0* - April 2009

  • Added 'drag and drop' functionality to the sort function of the Gradebook
  • Fixed a bug where you could not open or view the question pools
  • Fixed a bug where the quick create functionality with creating question pools didn't work in the Tests & Quizzes tool

Isidore 2.1.8 - April 2009

  • Installed SSL certificate on Sakai server
  • Added allow retake option to the scores page in Tests & Quizzes

Isidore 2.1.7 - March 2009

  • Added information during the site creation process letting instructors know that they need to create separate sites for each course unless they want the sites to be merged
  • Fixed a bug where if a user has created a personal html page to be their Site Info page, it copies over to the new site.
  • Added functionality for copying over forums and topics when duplicating a site
  • Improved speed of loading audio resources in Tests & Quizzes

Isidore 2.1.6 - March 2009

  • Fixed a bug where instructors could not view students' audio files or attachments in Tests & Quizzes
  • Fixed a bug where saving before auto-save runs causes an error
  • Added functionality for instructors to duplicate an existing site

Isidore 2.1.5 - March 2009

  • Added auto-save functionality to Tests & Quizzes
  • Added an Isidore help video to all users' My Workspace tabs
  • Improved page load speed of the Gradebook

Isidore 2.1.4 - February 2009

  • Added an option to allow TA's full access to the Gradebook
  • Improved page load speed in Gradebook

Isidore 2.1.3 - February 2009

  • Added an option to manually assign zeros in Tests & Quizzes

Isidore 2.1.2 - February 2009

  • Fixed a bug where you could not delete content within Modules
  • Improved functionality within the import/export feature in Modules
  • Fixed the paste from Word feature in Forums

Isidore 2.1.1 - January 2009

  • Added feature to publish sites 2 days prior to the start of the semester

2008 Releases

Isidore 2.1.0* - December 2008

  • Changed the skin of Isidore to be more accessible
  • Increased the numbers of rows displayed in the Gradebook summary
  • Changed the default option in the Gradebook so instructors can view student names
  • Added the ability for instructors to arrange Gradebook columns
  • Added the ability for instructors to show/hide the 'Student ID' and 'Course Grade' columns in the Gradebook
  • Assign different categories different colors in the Gradebook

Isidore 2.0.3 - November 2008

  • Added audio recording functionality in Tests & Quizzes
  • Added the download all assignments functionality to Assignments

Isidore 2.0.2 - October 2008

  • Ordered Gradebook columns alphabetically

Isidore 2.0.1 - September 2008

  • Merged fixes from Sakai community

Isidore 2.0.0* - August 2008

  • Added a 'mark as unread' option to Messages
  • Implemented LDAP integration
  • Increased the maximum file upload size to 50 MB
  • Added Forums
  • Added Messages
  • Added Chat
  • Created help documentation for Modules
  • Adjusted default permissions for students and TAs

Isidore 1.0.0* - March 2008

  • Out of the box

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