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Changes to the Competencies tool mean that learning objectives are now associated with actual course activities.
Objectives tab replaces Activities tab in several tools: Content, Discussions, Quizzes, Surveys, Grades, Dropbox.
The redesigned Pager tool offers a more user friendly interface for sending and receiving instant messages.
The Schedule tool is now called the Calendar tool.
As part of the Import/Export tool, administrators and instructors can import copies of artifacts, reflections, and collections into other user' portfolios for their own use. Learn more about pushing ePortfolio items to others.
Subscribe to RSS feeds in Learning Repository to receive notification for workflow updates within respositories and new publications to specific browse paths.
You can customize the appearance of the Mobile Web interface for your institution or course using the Mobile Brand Administration page.
New audio capture functionality enables you to create audio artifacts directly in the system.
You can now use the Last Course Access date as a trigger for Intelligent Agents to send users an email after a certain length of time passes.
You can now grade quiz responses by individual question. See Grading a quiz by question.
Best practices for creating release conditions includes a new use case scenario (Scenario 3) to reflect enrolment date-based release conditions.
From the Leave Feedback page in Dropbox, instructors can now quickly transfer the rubric score and feedback to the assessment score and feedback fields at the click of a button. These fields automatically transfer to associated grade items.
ePortfolio Permission Profiles are now called Sharing Groups and the act of setting an item's permissions is considered "sharing" or to "share". These terminology changes affect multiple topics in Desire2Learn Help.
For weighted gradebook categories, you can now distribute weight evenly across all items. See Creating a grade book category.