2009 Releases

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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
  • 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

* indicates a major release / upgrade

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