March 2019 Update
Assignments – Brightspace Assignment Grader
More info can be found on our support page at https://wiki.mcmaster.ca/avenue/brightspace_assignment_grader
Assignments – Annotate learner submissions
Instructors can now use the built-in annotation toolbar in Assignments to provide contextual feedback with highlighting, free hand drawing, shapes, and associated commenting. This allows instructors to complete all their evaluation and feedback work directly in Assignments, without the need to use any external tools or applications. Annotations remain editable until the feedback is published by the instructor. If instructors want to add additional feedback after publishing, they can update the annotations and re-publish them.
Assignments – Improvements in Assignments
Learners can now submit .cs file types as assignment submissions.
Import/Export/Copy Components – Quizzes set to ‘inactive’ by default
When quizzes are copied over using the ‘Import/Export/Copy Components’ tool, the quiz now is set to ‘Inactive’ by default, in the destination course