May 2022

May 2022 Audio/Video – Manual transcoding option to optimize video files Depending on the file format of audio and video files, they might not play in a web browser by default. Previously, all uploaded audio and video files were transcoded; now, transcoding only occurs when necessary, All MP3 and MP4 […]

April 2022

April 2022 Content Editor – Advanced code editor visual update and accessibility improvements Minor visual updates made to the advanced code editor in Avenue to Learn increase the readability of tags and text in the advanced code editor and place the Save and Cancel buttons in consistent locations. Improved compatibility […]

March 2022

March 2022 Announcements — Create new announcements quickly with new Copy option This feature adds a new Copy option in the context menu of an announcement in both the Announcements tool and the Announcements widget. The Copy option is applicable to both course level and global announcements. This only appears […]

February 2022

February 2022 Content – Print and Download in fullscreen The Print and Download buttons are now available when viewing a topic in fullscreen. Previously, the options to print and download a topic only appeared on the main Content view, and when users opened a topic in fullscreen by clicking View […]

January 2022

January 2022 Learning Environment – Supported browsers With this release, Avenue to Learn’s browser version check now displays warnings for browsers earlier than the following versions: Chrome 93 (released in August 2021) Safari 13 (released in September 2019) Firefox 91 (released in August 2021) Edge 93 (released in August 2021) You can access Avenue with […]

December 2021

December 2021 Brightspace Editor – Hotkey shortcut to source editor This feature adds a new hotkey shortcut in the Brightspace Editor (the editor you see when creating in Content) to access the source editor. Previously, the source editor was unavailable by a hotkey shortcut. The hotkey shortcut is: Windows: Ctrl+Shift+E […]

November 2021

November 2021 Brightspace Editor – Additional support for drag/drop and copy/paste images Expanding further on the feature released in October 2021  and features released in May 2021, additional tools and editors now support the drag/drop and copy/paste functionality, including: Quizzes > Feedback Grades > Feedback Grades > Comments Discussions > Feedback […]

October 2021

October 2021 Assignments – Preview Activity in Evaluation mode Previously, users who did not have edit permissions for assignments could not preview assignments. As a result, not all evaluator types could see assignment information such as assignment instructions, start date, or due dates. Now, in Evaluation mode, there is a […]

September 2021

September 2021 Assignments – Create select box grade items in the New Assignment Creation Experience This feature builds on the Add categories capability in the Assignment Creation Experience feature released earlier this year in July. With this release, the new assignment creation experience supports creating new select box grade items. […]

August 2021

August 2021 Activity Feed – Date picker change This feature updates the date picker component in Activity Feed. The new date picker has a more streamlined design and requires slight workflow changes: to clear a date/time, use the Clear option and to set the calendar to the current day, use […]