September 2023

Quizzes – Quiz Timing Improvements featuring Synchronous Quiz | Updated This release updates the Quiz Creation experience for instructors and learners by adding a new synchronous quiz option. With this release, instructors can facilitate quizzes where learners take their attempts simultaneously, which is convenient for in-class sessions. The new addition […]

August 2023

Announcements – Pin announcements to top of Announcement widget and tool pages| New With this release, instructors and administrators can now pin announcements and global announcements to the top of the Announcement Widget and Tool pages, allowing important information to remain visible to learners. Announcements so pinned are indicated to […]

July 2023

Announcements Brightspace Editor includes a new limitation of 2 million characters including hidden formatting for all Content files. This limitation applies to any content experience or when using Manage Files. The new character limit does not apply to uploaded files. However, restrictions apply if the user edits the uploaded content. Previously, the unlimited […]

June 2023

Chat – Tool Retirement In an effort to simplify our platform, the Chat tool will be permanently retired on December 31, 2023. Clients using Chat will need to move to an alternative tool, such as Instant Message or the Microsoft Teams Course Connector, before the end-of-life date. For more information, […]

April 2023

Discussions – Introducing the new creation and editing experience | Updated The new discussion creation experience brings create and edit consistency changes from Assignments and Quizzes to Discussions, making it familiar and easy to learn. This first release is at full parity with classic discussions and brings refreshed workflows and […]

March 2023

Calendar – Prevent duplicate calendar events on copy/import to reduce performance issues | Updated With this release, calendar events are checked to see if they are duplicates when performing a course copy or import. When either action is performed, Avenue to Learn only copies the following: Calendar events that have […]

February 2023

Intelligent Agents – Support for copying One-Time Run agents | New This feature allows users to copy, export, and import One-Time Run agents and their schedules. This allows users who utilize course shells which are copied to multiple courses to schedule One-Time Run agents to run as needed in all destination courses. Note: This functionality only […]

January 2023

Supported Browsers | Updated This release updates the list of retro or legacy browsers (specific older versions of supported browsers). If you are using a browser below the latest updates, the “Your browser is looking a little retro” warning message appears. The browsers include: Chrome 107+ (released October 2022) Android Chrome […]

November 2022

Group/Section Management – Improved clarity when performing deletions of associated activities | Updated This feature implements a change to the message users receive in the Delete Category dialog when deleting associated activities (i.e., Assignments and Discussions). The dialog now includes a count of how many assignments or discussions the user is deleting. […]

Importing Grades Using a Spreadsheet

Exporting or Importing Grades, Using a Spreadsheet If you prefer to import your grades to the Grades tool in Avenue to Learn, we recommend creating a template by exporting a .csv file from the Grades tool. 1. If you haven’t done so already, create the grade item(s) in Grades (if […]