Product Update November 2017

By December 8, 2017Product Updates

Update November 2017

Adaptive Learning Engine (v1.2.19)

Improvements

  • Major improvement is server efficiency, reducing computation duration by over 70% for the most resource-intensive modelling algorithms.
  • Recommendation algorithm enhancement to support broader range of scenarios for struggling learners with more options to address weaknesses and build confidence
  • Recommendation algorithm improvement for learners with very low usage.
  • Improvement in demotivation detection algorithm, taking a wider range of user data into account.

Assessment for Learning App (v3.22.19)

Improvements

  • Assignment option to include time-spent as a completion parameter, in addition to achievement of grades.
  • Addition of grades into student Topic Maps, improving the visualisation of progress.
  • Addition of animated improvement graphics to the end-of-lesson sequence.
  • Enhancement of messaging and scenarios in end-of-lesson feedback.
  • Beta-testing options for publishers to trial new features in selected schools/classrooms.

Fixes

  • Fixed a bug in calculation of work done where a student changes year/level in the middle of a course.
  • Fixed a bug in date display on iOS devices, relating to setting of assignments
  • Fixed a bug in the display of icons across older version of Internet Explorer

Authoring Systems (v1.12.3)

Improvements

  • Authoring of partial variable sets now allowed.
  • Parallel authoring of different variable sets in the same content file now supported.
  • Added the number-range answer-checking option to all item-types with enter-answer fields.

Curriculum Design Systems (v1.0.0)

Improvements

  • Deployed full production version of updated Curriculum Design tool.
  • Synchronised user management of the Curriculum Design tool with the other authoring systems.
  • New, cleaner user interface for hierarchical curriculum design.
  • Metadata panel redesign, allowing flexible metadata options within the hierarchical curriculum design view.

Reporting Systems (v1.10.0)

Fixes

  • Fix the calculation of licenses allocated to allow for students who have consumed a license but not joined a class.

Improvements

  • New license usage report for publishers.