June 7th, 2018

Contacts page redesign

The Contacts page now incorporates design familiar to the rest of the site look and navigation.



People Tab [Previously “Contacts”]

Search for learners on the platform using the upper left-hand corner search bar.



To view options for a person you are following,

  1. Locate the person in the People tab.
  2. Select the dropdown menu in the upper right-hand corner of the contact tile.

You can now “View Profile,” “Chat,”” “Add to a Sharing List,” or “Unfollow.”



To add a contact to a sharing list,

  1. Locate the contact in the People tab.
  2. Select the dropdown menu in the upper right-hand corner of the contact tile.
  3. Click on the the “Add to a Sharing List” option.
  4. Add your contact to a current Sharing List or create a new one.
  5. To add your contact to an existing list, select the list(s).
  6. To create a new Sharing List, click on the the “Create a new List” option, and type in the name of the new list you wish to create.
  7. Click “Done.”



Groups Tab

Within the Group tab, the “Join Group” and “Create a Group” buttons have moved from the bottom left-hand corner to the upper right-hand corner. Groups you are a member of display across the page in rows and columns.



To create a group,

  1. Select the blue “Create a Group” button.
  2. Now, type in the group name.
  3. Select “Create.”



The group will now display within your Groups tab.

To join a group,

  1. Select the “Join Group” button.
  2. Enter the group code.
  3. Click “Join.”



The group will now display in your Groups tab.

To view group options,

  1. Locate the group in the Group tab.
  2. Select the dropdown menu in the upper right-hand corner of the group tile.



You can now “View Group Code” or “Rename Group.”

Click on the group to navigate to the group page.


Sharing Lists [Previously “Distribution Lists”]

Creating a list and adding contacts to your list is more streamlined.



To create a new list,

  1. Select the “Create a Sharing List” in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Fill out the list name.
  3. Search for people on the site to add to your list.
  4. Select a search result to add them as a “member.” They will immediately appear in the “Members” section below.
  5. Once you’ve added all members, click “Create.”



The list will now display in your Lists tab.

To view list options,

  1. Locate the list in the Sharing Lists tab.
  2. Select the dropdown menu in the upper right-hand corner of the list tile.



You can now “Change Name,” “Manage People,” “Delete List.”

Clicking on a list in your Sharing Lists tab allows you to view, remove, and add members.


Download All Assignment Submissions

Now, download all submitted assignments in a course.



To download this .zip file,

  1. In the “Assignments” tab of a course, click on the “Settings” button (the small gear icon).
  2. Click on the “Download All Upload Files” option.

A download of the file should start immediately.


Three more reports added to course reports list

The Course Info Reports tab now includes the “Self Assessment Completion Report,” the “Forum Participation Report,” and the “Topic Participation Report.”



In an instructor account,

  1. Navigate to your “Course Info” page.
  2. Scroll to the “Admin Tools” section.
  3. Click “View Now” under Reports.


Display local timezone on reports

Previously, reports displayed a CST timestamp according to when the report was downloaded/accessed. Now, timestamps display the local timezone.


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