Product Update October 2017

By November 13, 2017Product Updates

Update October 2017

Adaptive Learning Engine (v1.2.16)

Improvements

  • Major improvement is accuracy of modelling knowledge retention over time
  • Question-sequencing algorithm updated with a new option for course designers to randomise or fix the question sequence at same difficulty level.
  • Tuning of Bayesian updates for recency of evidence within same-day period

Fixes

  • Time spent calculation now fixed for a case where a student is in two classes (teachers) for the same course.

Assessment for Learning App (v3.22.6)

Improvements

  • Recommended year of study displayed across multiple countries
  • Topic page recommendations panel
  • Improved instant search function on topic page to find content by search term
  • Algebraic equivalence in answer-checking now ignores case
  • Improved layout of navigation elements on Learn page

Fixes

  • Students now allowed to move class during their trial period
  • Improvement in messaging where students experience drops in internet connectivity
  • Improved display of non-standard character sets on Topic Maps

Authoring Systems (v1.12.3)

Fixes

  • Resolved issue when authors work in multiple tabs concurrently when authoring variables in maths equations

Improvements

  • Improved image loading times by adding CDN option for images in QTI questions

Curriculum Design Systems (v0.4.11)

Fixes

  • Extended range of characters allowable in curriculum definitions

Improvements

  • Deployed improved version control of curriculum design and associated metadata
  • Cursor tab indices and keyboard shortcuts now allow quicker authoring of new curriculum maps

Reporting Systems (v1.9.0)

Fixes

  • Time spent calculation in teacher reports fixes an over-reporting bug

Improvements

  • Account management report adds new “health indicator” per teacher account on their usage behaviour