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Ally 1.19.4 | Release to production 25 September 2018

Updated Features

Big fixes and improvements

  • Improved the Ally for WCM and Ally for Web integrations to always use a consistent viewport width when checking HTML pages for accessibility issues.
  • Further improved the wording of the Terms of Use for the alternative formats.
  • Introduced stability improvements to the YouTube caption accessibility check.
Updated Features, Web Community Manager Integration, Web Integration

Ally 1.19.3 | Release to production 9 September, 2018

Blackboard Learn Integration, Updated features

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed a bug in the Blackboard Learn integration that would cause the accessibility indicators for attachments in a Learn Content Item to not be properly aligned on all Learn skins
Updated Features, Blackboard Learn Integration

A special note from Product Management

Ally 1.19.2 | Release to Production 6 September, 2018

We are developing our teaching and learning products toward the greater good of a holistic, next generation digital learning environment through the lens of three critical, unifying product themes: academic effectiveness, learner engagement, and education insight. By focusing on these themes, we will unify the development of our products to empower excellence in teaching and learning, inspire genuine interest, attention, and interaction in the learning process, and enable continuous improvement through accurate and deep understanding of the teaching and learning process.

In the Ally 1.19.2 release, we focused our development and design on academic effectiveness and learner engagement. You’ll see below that we’ve also aligned our feature list into groups based on value and benefit to you and your users.

Universal design

  • Deleted courses
Updated Features

Ally 1.19.2 | Release to production 6 September, 2018

Updated features

Deleted courses

Ally now picks up on deleted courses and reflects these accordingly in the institutional report. This results in the following functionality:

  • Deleted courses will no longer show in the By Term report and will no longer contribute to the term’s accessibility score. Deleted courses will also no longer show in the Courses tab and the Ally Configuration UI.
  • Deleted courses will still be included in the By Month and By Academic Year reports for historical reporting purposes. However, they will be marked as Deleted when viewing the list of courses with an issue in a specific month/year.

There will be a delay between deleting a course and Ally picking up on this. However, the deleted courses should eventually be reflected correctly in the institutional report.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed a bug that would cause certain alternative formats to not have the correct spaces between words.
  • Fixed a bug where a tagged PDF containing an empty document tag would not be recognized as a tagged PDF.
Updated Features

A special note from Product Management

Continuous Delivery v1.19.1 | Release to Production 31 August, 2018

We are developing our teaching and learning products toward the greater good of a holistic, next generation digital learning environment through the lens of three critical, unifying product themes: academic effectiveness, learner engagement, and education insight. By focusing on these themes, we will unify the development of our products to empower excellence in teaching and learning, inspire genuine interest, attention, and interaction in the learning process, and enable continuous improvement through accurate and deep understanding of the teaching and learning process.

In the Ally 1.19.1 release, we focused our development and design on academic effectiveness and learner engagement. You’ll see below that we’ve also aligned our feature list into groups based on value and benefit to you and your users.

Universal design

  • Alternative format on mobile devices
  • Institutional Report Overview
Updated Features

Ally 1.19.1 | Release to production 31 August, 2018

Updated features

Alternative format on mobile devices

The HTML alternative format is now fully responsive, which greatly improves the readability and usability on mobile devices. The HTML and ePub alternative formats have also been styled (font, heading styling, table styling, etc.) to improve readability even further.

Institutional Report Overview

Several improvements have been introduced in the Overview page of the institutional report. Institutions that don’t take advantage of the LMS terms functionality now automatically see the By Academic Year view, rather than first seeing the empty By Term view.

For institutions that do take advantage of the LMS terms functionality, terms that don’t have any associated courses or content are now hidden from the institutional report. This cleans up the report significantly, and makes the overview chart much more readable.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed a bug that prevented the audio alternative format from playing on mobile devices for institutions hosted in the Frankfurt, Singapore or Sydney data centers.
Updated Features

A special note from Product Management

Continuous Delivery v1.19 | Release to Production 28 August, 2018

We are developing our teaching and learning products toward the greater good of a holistic, next generation digital learning environment through the lens of three critical, unifying product themes: academic effectiveness, learner engagement, and education insight. By focusing on these themes, we will unify the development of our products to empower excellence in teaching and learning, inspire genuine interest, attention, and interaction in the learning process, and enable continuous improvement through accurate and deep understanding of the teaching and learning process.

In the Ally 1.19 release, we focused our development and design on academic effectiveness and learner engagement. You’ll see below that we’ve also aligned our feature list into groups based on value and benefit to you and your users.

Universal design

  • Alternative formats update
  • Microsoft® Office update
  • Institutional Report update
New Features, Updated Features

Ally 1.19 | Release to production 28 August, 2018

New features, Updated features

Disable alternative formats

It is now possible for an instructor or administrator to disable the alternative formats for an individual content item within a course. This provides full flexibility over which content items should have alternative formats, and can be especially useful for content items that don’t have a license that allows the creation of alternative formats.

Students now also have to agree to the Terms of Use for the alternative formats before being able to download them.

Microsoft Office updates

Microsoft® Office recently introduced new functionality that simplifies how an alternative description for an image can be provided and allows for an image to be marked as decorative. Ally is fully compatible with this new functionality, and now also recognizes images that have been marked as decorative.

Institutional Report improvements

The historical “By Academic Year” and “By Month” views in the institutional report will now show whether an issue detected by Ally has since been fixed.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Several irrelevant columns have been removed from the Ally for Websites CSV export.
  • Fixed a bug where an ePub alternative format may not load correctly because of special characters in the content.
  • Improved encoding detection for HTML content.
  • Fixed a bug in the Canvas integration where an instructor would not be able to upload an improved version of a content item through the Instructor Feedback because of a change in the Canvas API.
  • Fixed a bug where Ally would incorrectly pick up on invisible artifacts such as EMF, PICT and WMF files in Microsoft Office documents.
Updated Features, New Features

A special note from Product Management

Continuous Delivery v1.18 | Release to Production 22 August, 2018

We are developing our teaching and learning products toward the greater good of a holistic, next generation digital learning environment through the lens of three critical, unifying product themes: academic effectiveness, learner engagement, and education insight. By focusing on these themes, we will unify the development of our products to empower excellence in teaching and learning, inspire genuine interest, attention, and interaction in the learning process, and enable continuous improvement through accurate and deep understanding of the teaching and learning process.

In the Ally 1.18 release, we focused our development and design on academic effectiveness and learner engagement. You’ll see below that we’ve also aligned our feature list into groups based on value and benefit to you and your users.

Universal design

  • Moodle WYSIWYG content reporting
  • Audio alternative format update
  • Institutional Report updates
New Features, Updated Features, Moodle Integration, Blackboard Open LMS Integration

Ally 1.18 | Release to production 22 August, 2018

New features, Moodle Integration, Updated features

Moodle WYSIWYG content reporting

Ally 1.18 introduces the ability to check content created in the Moodle WYSIWYG editor for accessibility issues, and includes these results in the institutional report.

These Moodle WYSIWYG content types are currently supported:

  • Course summary
  • Section
  • Label
  • Forum description
  • Forum post (first in thread)
  • Glossary description
  • Glossary entry
  • Assignment

This functionality is available for all institutions using Blackboard Open LMS or self-hosted Moodle institutions using version 3.4.3 of the Ally Moodle plugin. WYSIWYG content reporting will automatically be enabled for institutions on these supported versions, and any courses with new activity should show the WYSIWYG content results in the institutional report.

Going forward, institutions upgrading the Moodle Ally plugin should create a support ticket to request that this functionality is enabled.

Audio Alternative format

In the audio alternative format, images without an alternative description that follow each other are grouped in a single “x images without an alternative format” to help remove some redundancy from the generated audio.

Institutional Report updates

Improvements made through the Ally Instructor Feedback are now reflected immediately in that course’s report within the Institutional Report. This removes the 15 minute delay that was previously present.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Introduced several improvements to the contrast checking algorithm, especially in cases where individual punctuation marks were incorrectly generating contrast issues.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Ally from successfully checking HTML files with older encoding (e.g., CP1252 instead of UTF-8) for accessibility issues.
  • Improved the Instructor Feedback to always provide an upload option, including when guidance is not yet available.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the successful creation of the Electronic Braille Alternative Format for Croatian documents.
  • Fixed a bug in the Ally for Websites integration that removes the number of web pages from the reported number of files/attachments.
New Features, Blackboard Open LMS Integration, Moodle Integration

A special note from Product Management

Continuous Delivery v1.17 | Release to Production 2 August, 2018

We are developing our teaching and learning products toward the greater good of a holistic, next generation digital learning environment through the lens of three critical, unifying product themes: academic effectiveness, learner engagement, and education insight. By focusing on these themes, we will unify the development of our products to empower excellence in teaching and learning, inspire genuine interest, attention, and interaction in the learning process, and enable continuous improvement through accurate and deep understanding of the teaching and learning process.

In the Ally 1.17 release, we focused our development and design on academic effectiveness and learner engagement. You’ll see below that we’ve also aligned our feature list into groups based on value and benefit to you and your users.

Universal design

  • Blackboard Learn WYSIWYG content reporting
New Features, Updated Features, Blackboard Learn Integration, Canvas Integration, Web Community Manager Integration

Ally 1.17 | Release to production 2 August, 2018

New features, Blackboard Learn Integration, Canvas Integration, Updated features, Web Community Manager Integration

Blackboard Learn WYSIWYG content reporting

Ally 1.17 introduces the ability to check content created in the Blackboard Learn WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) editor for accessibility issues, and includes these results in the institutional report. This allows Ally to review a significantly larger part of the Blackboard Learn content, and is a first step towards providing alternative formats and instructor feedback for this content.

These Blackboard Learn WYSIWYG content types are currently supported.

  • Content Item (Build Content > Create > Item)
  • Blank Page (Build Content > New Page > Blank Page)
  • Web Link (Build Content > Web Link)
  • Content Folder (Build Content > New Page > Content Folder)
  • Learning Module (Build Content > Create > Learning Module)
  • Lesson Plan (Build Content > Create > Lesson plan)
  • Module Page (Build Content > New Page > Module Page)
  • A link to a Forum (Tools > Discussion Board)

This functionality is available for all institutions using SaaS, the Q4 2017 CU4 release (or above) and the Q2 2018 CU1 release (or above). WYSIWIG content reporting will automatically be enabled for institutions on these supported versions, and any courses with new activity should show the WYSIWYG content results in the institutional report.

Going forward, institutions upgrading to a supported release should create a ticket to request that this functionality is enabled.

The ability to check for accessibility issues in Moodle WYSIWYG content will be included in one of our upcoming releases.

Canvas API token

Following changes in the Canvas permission system, it is now possible for the Canvas API token used by Ally to have fewer associated permissions than before.

As the "ACCOUNT PERMISSIONS - Manage account-level settings” permission is no longer required to retrieve the list of available terms, this permission can now be removed from the Ally API token.

These are the permissions required for a Canvas integration.

  • Courses - view list
  • Users - act as
  • Announcements - view
  • Assignments and Quizzes - add / edit / delete
  • Course Content - add / edit / delete
  • Course Content - view
  • Course Files - add / edit / delete
  • Discussions - moderate
  • Discussions - view
  • Pages - add / edit / delete

More on generating an Ally access token

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed a bug that prevented the course report in the institutional report from automatically updating following a course copy.
  • Fixed a bug where paragraph text that spans multiple pages could be missing from the alternative formats.
  • Fixed a bug in the Web Community Manager integration that prevented some dynamically loaded content (through JavaScript) from being incorporated in the accessibility checks for a web page.
  • Fixed a bug in the Learn integration that caused a failure when setting the alternative description for an image embedded in a large Content Item (200KB+)
New Features, Blackboard Learn Integration

Ally 1.16.7 | Release to production 22 July, 2018

Updated features

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed a bug that caused the audio alternative format to use the incorrect language for certain PDFs.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented PowerPoint documents with embedded audio from receiving an accessibility score.
  • Fixed a bug in the institutional report that would cause the reported number of items with an issue in the “By Year” view to be different than the actual number of items listed.
Updated Features

Ally 1.16.6 | Release to production 6 July, 2018

Updated features

Copyright restrictions

Because of copyright restrictions, Ally will not generate alternative formats for PDFs that have one of these properties set to “Not Allowed” as part of its metadata.

  • Content Copying
  • Content Copying for Accessibility
Updated Features

Ally 1.16.5 | Release to production 2 July, 2018

Updated features

Term moving

A course that is moved between terms will now automatically show in the correct term in the institutional report as soon as a new activity takes place in the course.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed a bug in the Learn integration that could cause a content item to be listed in the incorrect year in the institutional report. This was caused by a bug in Xythos that prevents the content item from having the correct “Last Modified” date.

 

Updated Features

A special note from Product Management

Continuous Delivery v1.16.4 | Release to Production 21 June, 2018

We are developing our teaching and learning products toward the greater good of a holistic, next generation digital learning environment through the lens of three critical, unifying product themes: academic effectiveness, learner engagement, and education insight. By focusing on these themes, we will unify the development of our products to empower excellence in teaching and learning, inspire genuine interest, attention, and interaction in the learning process, and enable continuous improvement through accurate and deep understanding of the teaching and learning process.

In the Ally 1.16.4 release, we focused our development and design on academic effectiveness and learner engagement. You’ll see below that we’ve also aligned our feature list into groups based on value and benefit to you and your users.

Universal design

  • Institutional report improvements
New Features

Ally 1.16.4 | Release to production 21 June, 2018

New features, Updated features

Institutional report improvements

Several improvements have been added to the institutional report CSV exports.

Library references provided through the Ally instructor feedback for scanned and untagged PDFs are now included in a Library reference column in the course CSV export for individual courses. This is intended to make it easier to review library references provided by instructors.

The new Library reference column is not the same as LibraryReference, which counts the number of items that don't have references and could be improved with them.

The severity level for each reported issue is now also included as part of the CSV exports. This makes it easier to parse the severity of each issue in an automated way.

The severity level is included in the column headings. For example, ImageSeizure:1 and AlternativeText:3.

  • 1 represents severe issues
  • 2 represents major issues
  • 3 represents minor issues

More on the institution report export

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed a bug in the Moodle(rooms) integration that would cause unexpected items from being included in the institutional report, including Moodle skin resources and assignment feedback resources. We are also in the process of removing these resources from the existing institutional reports.
  • Fixed a bug in the Moodle(rooms) integration that prevented image previews from showing in the instructor feedback for images.
  • Implemented several accuracy improvements to the contrast accessibility checks for HTML content.
  • Fixed a bug that incorrectly reported “The page contains form elements without labels” errors for HTML content.
Updated Features, Blackboard Open LMS Integration

A special note from Product Management

Continuous Delivery v1.16.3 | Release to Production 8 June, 2018

We are developing our teaching and learning products toward the greater good of a holistic, next generation digital learning environment through the lens of three critical, unifying product themes: academic effectiveness, learner engagement, and education insight. By focusing on these themes, we will unify the development of our products to empower excellence in teaching and learning, inspire genuine interest, attention, and interaction in the learning process, and enable continuous improvement through accurate and deep understanding of the teaching and learning process.

In the Ally 1.16.3 release, we focused our development and design on academic effectiveness and learner engagement. You’ll see below that we’ve also aligned our feature list into groups based on value and benefit to you and your users.

Universal design

  • Audio alternative format improvements
New Features

Ally 1.16.3 | Release to production 8 June, 2018

New features, Updated features

Audio alternative format

Several quality and usability improvements have been added to the audio alternative format, such as announcing the corresponding column and/or row heading for a table cell.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed a bug that would cause spaces to be missing in the alternative formats for specific PDFs.
  • Fixed a bug that caused headings in single slide PowerPoint presentations to not be recognized correctly.
  • Fixed a bug in the Canvas integration that prevented the instructor feedback indicator from showing when wrapped in an `<i>` or `<em>` element.
  • Implemented several accuracy improvements to the contrast accessibility check for PDF documents.
Updated Features, New Features

Ally 1.16.2 | Release to production 23 May, 2018

Updated features

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed a bug in the Canvas integration that caused the Preview button to download the file instead of showing the expected preview.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the “Other” content items (for example, content items that couldn’t be checked for accessibility issues) from showing in the institutional report.
  • Ensure that checking an HTML content item for accessibility issues doesn’t fail when a YouTube video can’t be checked for valid captions.
  • Renamed “courses” to “sections” in the Web Community Manager institutional report CSV exports.
Updated Features, Canvas Integration

Ally 1.16.1 | Release to Production 15 May, 2018

Updated features

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed a bug that caused the alternative formats to be available for content used in locked Canvas modules for students that are an instructor in a different course.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the list of available languages for the Translated Version alternative format to not render correctly on IE11.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented table column headers from being announced as table headers in the audio alternative format.
  • The reported number of students in the institutional report for a Learn course no longer includes instructors or other administrator roles.
  • Implemented several visual improvements in the configuration UI.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the alternative formats dropdown in Canvas to be partially hidden when opened at the bottom of a page.
Updated Features

A special note from Product Management

Continuous Delivery v1.16 | Release to Production 8 May, 2018

We are developing our teaching and learning products toward the greater good of a holistic, next generation digital learning environment through the lens of three critical, unifying product themes: academic effectiveness, learner engagement, and education insight. By focusing on these themes, we will unify the development of our products to empower excellence in teaching and learning, inspire genuine interest, attention, and interaction in the learning process, and enable continuous improvement through accurate and deep understanding of the teaching and learning process.

In the Ally 1.16 release, we focused our development and design on academic effectiveness and learner engagement. You’ll see below that we’ve also aligned our feature list into groups based on value and benefit to you and your users.

Universal design

  • Configuration user interface
  • YouTubeTM caption checks
  • Usage tracking
New Features

Ally 1.16 | Release to production 8 May, 2018

New features, Updated features

Configuration user interface (UI)

Ally now includes a configuration UI that makes it possible to easily control the courses for which Ally is enabled, which should be especially helpful for institutions taking a more gradual roll-out approach. The following configuration options are provided:

  • See the list of courses for which Ally is currently enabled and disabled
  • Enable Ally for additional courses
  • Disable Ally for additional courses
  • Control whether Ally should automatically be enabled for new courses
  • Enable Ally for all courses at once
  • Disable Ally for all courses (just in case)

One of our technical consultants will be in touch in the next few days with instructions on how to access this configuration UI. Note that the configuration UI does not provide support for institutions that have a non-standard configuration.

More on Ally Configuration

YouTube caption checks

Ally 1.16 introduces the first of many planned steps to help increase its support for audio and video content. As part of this first step, we are now able to check HTML content (uploaded files and supported WYSIWYG content) for YouTube videos that don’t have any captions. Any videos that fail this accessibility check are then included in the institutional report. YouTube videos with auto-generated captioning are not considered to have valid captioning.

This new accessibility check does not yet contribute to the overall accessibility score. As part of a future release, these videos will be changing to top-level content items with their own accessibility scores.

Usage tracking

The detailed usage tracking introduced in the Ally 1.14 release has now also been enabled for institutions hosted from the European and Australian data centers.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed a bug that caused metadata provided through the Ally Instructor Feedback to not move over correctly when importing an existing Canvas course into a new one.
  • Files that are no longer used within a Learn course will no longer have an accessibility indicator in the Content Collection.
  • Fixed a bug that would cause the alternative format generation to fail for PDFs that contain images or paths with a 0px width or height.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the instructor feedback print view to be cut off after the first page.
  • Implemented several accessibility improvements within the Ally UI.
  • Introduced a number of improvements for determining and extracting the language of a document.
  • Introduced several updates to the Instructor Feedback guidance and screenshots.
  • Fixed a bug where Ally would throw a JavaScript error when a Portfolium item is included within a Learn Content Item.
New Features, Updated Features

A special note from Product Management

Continuous Delivery v1.15 | Release to Production 27 April, 2018

We are developing our teaching and learning products toward the greater good of a holistic, next generation digital learning environment through the lens of three critical, unifying product themes: academic effectiveness, learner engagement, and education insight. By focusing on these themes, we will unify the development of our products to empower excellence in teaching and learning, inspire genuine interest, attention, and interaction in the learning process, and enable continuous improvement through accurate and deep understanding of the teaching and learning process.

In the Ally 1.15 release, we focused our development and design on academic effectiveness and learner engagement. You’ll see below that we’ve also aligned our feature list into groups based on value and benefit to you and your users.

Universal design

  • Machine translated version
  • Alternative format improvements
  • Norwegian Bokmål support
New Features

Ally 1.15 | Release to production 27 April, 2018

New features, Updated features

Machine translated version

We are launching a trial for a new alternative format. This alternative format provides a machine translated version of the instructor’s original into a total of 50 different languages, and supports PDF, Word, Powerpoint and HTML documents.

The trial will run for the next few months and will be used to collect feedback about the use cases for the format and the quality of the translations. If you would like to be included in this trial, please contact [email protected]. For those of you that have already requested to participate, this additional alternative format will become available in the next 1-2 weeks.

Alternative format improvements

A set of improvements have been included in the alternative format generation algorithms, allowing them to pick up on content encoded into the `ActualText` properties of a tagged PDF. This should result in higher quality alternative formats, especially for PDFs that have been exported from PowerPoint documents.

Norwegian Bokmål support

Ally is now also available in Norwegian Bokmål. This includes the Ally interface, as well as the alternative formats.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed a regression that was causing a higher than expected number of failures in generating the HTML alternative format.
  • Fixed a bug in the Canvas integration that would cause the “Accessibility” column in the Files tool not to show when all content items in the folder had a 0% accessibility score.
New Features, Updated Features, Academic Effectiveness

Ally 1.14.2 | Release to production 19 April, 2018

Updated Features

In this Ally 1.14.2 release, we focused our development and design on academic effectiveness. You’ll see below that we’ve also aligned our feature list in to groups based on value and benefit to you and your users.

Universal design

  • Alternative format size

Alternative format size

The file size for HTML and ePub alternative formats containing images has been reduced significantly, allowing for faster downloads and easier reading on mobile devices.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Renamed the “unknown” column to “other” in the institutional report CSV export to align with the institutional report UI.
  • Implemented several visual improvements to the “Overview” graph in the institutional report.
  • Fixed a bug that was preventing accurate tracking of the unique number of students downloading an alternative format.
Updated Features, Academic Effectiveness

Ally 1.14.1 | Release to production 11 April, 2018

Updated Features

In this Ally 1.14.1 release, we focused our development and design on academic effectiveness. You’ll see below that we’ve also aligned our feature list in to groups based on value and benefit to you and your users.

Universal design

  • Library reference validation

Library reference validation

When going through the Instructor Feedback for a scanned or untagged PDF, Ally allows the instructor to provide library reference metadata about the PDF. Several validation rules have now been added to prevent incorrect use of this form.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Implemented several improvements to how the language of a document is detected.
  • Fixed a bug that caused certain UTF-8 characters to be read as “question mark” in the audio alternative format.
  • Fixed a bug where HTML characters were included in several tooltips within the institutional report.
Updated Features, Academic Effectiveness

Ally 1.14 | Release to production 25 March, 2018

New Features, Updated Features

In this Ally 1.14 release, we focused our development and design on academic effectiveness. You’ll see below that we’ve also aligned our feature list in to groups based on value and benefit to you and your users.

Universal design

  • All issues
  • Usage tracking

All issues

It is now possible to easily see the full list of accessibility issues that have been identified in a particular content item by selecting All issues in the instructor feedback. This also explains how much the accessibility score can be improved by fixing each issue and makes it easy to switch to a different feedback and guidance flow.

The list of all issues is also available when the instructor has completed fixing an issue and the list of remaining issues is presented.

Usage tracking

More detailed usage tracking is now available for the alternative formats:

  • How often is the alternative formats modal opened?
  • How many alternative formats are downloaded?
  • What format types are downloaded?
  • How many courses are the alternative formats used in?
  • How many unique students are using the alternative formats?

Detailed usage tracking has also been put in place for the instructor feedback:

  • How often was the instructor feedback opened?
  • What is the distribution by feedback flow type?
  • How many content items are improved through the instructor feedback?
  • How many alternative descriptions are provided through the instructor feedback?
  • How many images are marked as decorative through the instructor feedback?
  • How many library references are provided?

The collected data can currently be made available on request as a data export. This usage data will also be exposed directly in the institutional report as part of a future release.

Spike impact

Several processing and infrastructure improvements have been put in place to reduce the impact of a large number of content items and/or courses being created at once and the potential processing delays this could cause.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Prevent the institutional CSV export from intermittently timing out and failing for institutions with a lot of LMS data.
  • Scanned documents that have been OCRd will no longer show "OCRd PDF” as an available alternative format.
New Features, Updated Features, Academic Effectiveness