Release 1.0.37 Notes

Welcome to latest version of the PoWs. This is a fairly large update and addresses a host of issues.

General

PoWs

  • Removed student ages from all public pages
  • Updated assignments page to be sorted automatically by class name and student last name
  • Fixed bug that displayed deleted external documents
  • Updated queues:
    • Added the long answer column to the mentor queue and re-sized the columns to adjust for the addition - user request
    • Removed the status column from the mentor queue
    • Removed the initial grade column from every queue, including the mentor and student queues
    • Separated the view and reply links in queues - user request:
      • Made the view link function like the old "View & Reply" link
      • Made the reply link navigate to the thread with the reply editor already open and the page scrolled down to it
  • Updated students' work by PoW page:
    • Updated class list to be sorted automatically by name - user request
    • Updated student list to be sorted automatically by last name - user request
    • Fixed bug that displayed students incorrectly when more than one worked on the same problem together
  • Updated submission process:
    • Removed the finish later button so students will no longer be able to save drafts
    • Updated the wording in the PoW submission process, according to this blog post:
      • Changed "Compose Answer" to "Get Started"
      • Changed "Credit for this problem will be given to...." to "Credit for these ideas will be given to...."
      • Changed "Summarize your answer in a sentence or two." to "Summarize your ideas in a sentence or two."
      • Changed "Explain how you solved the problem. Include your math." to "Explain your ideas and how you figured them out."
      • Changed "If you've created an image as part of your solution..." to "If you've created an image that illustrates some of your ideas...."
      • Changed "Submit Answer" to "Submit Ideas"
      • Changed the wording in the submission confirmation email
  • Updated the thread view:
    • Replaced the old thread view with the new chronological view - big user request
    • Added the button, "Jump to Most Recent Submission," in the thread view, which will scroll the page down to the current submission
    • Removed the sample text, "Write your reply here," from the editor - user request
    • Updated the page after making a reply, revision, or edit to have more navigation options
    • Updated reply process:
      • Updated the reply button in the thread view to automatically scroll the page down to the editor once it loads
      • Added the button, "Jump to Reply," in the thread view, which will scroll the page down to the reply editor
      • Moved the reply editor underneath the thread - big user request
      • Updated the "Choose not to score this submission" reply checkbox to be automatically checked, if allowed - user request
      • Updated the "Hide scoring grid from students" reply checkbox to be automatically checked, if allowed - user request
      • Moved the reply preview underneath the thread to be consistent with the new look of replies
    • Updated approval process:
      • Removed the yellow background in the approval editor so it looks like the reply editor
      • Updated the approval form to look similar to the polished reply form
      • Moved the approval editor underneath the thread to be consistent with the new look of the reply process

Store

  • Updated the trial registration process:
    • Updated the registration page's wording and styling
    • Updated the confirmation page's wording and styling
  • Updated the store:
    • Updated the store front to a modern look and feel, which should better display the available products and their information
    • Updated the information and layout of the product details page

Keep those comments and suggestions coming! We appreciate your feedback!



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