Release notes 103 - December 2023
Release 103 notes
aNewSpring for organisations
The release is expected on December 19th.
Learners - Keyboard accessibility (WCAG)
Improved: Improvements are made in the learning journey (overview with all activities) and in the player regarding keyboard accessibility and screen reading services.
Including the notes functionality in the player.
Content - Searching across all content libraries
Added: You can search across all your content libraries to easily find the question or content part you are looking for.
Searching on the content libraries overview page will take you to a new page displaying the found results.
The questions and content parts are displayed in their original structure within the content libraries.
You can filter the results based on tags, the type of content, and if it’s in use or not.
Finally, manage the content you are searching for or adjust the search query.
Block - Flexibility with the explanation for blocks
Improved: More possibilities to display the block explanation are added.
You can choose to have the explanation above or beneath the name of the block;
Have a border around the content of the explanation;
And, decide whether the explanation should collapse and expand with the whole block.
Alert - Notify learners before they are automatically logged out
Added: When the automatic logout setting for learners is enabled, you can choose to notify them in advance with a selected time via an alert.
LTI - Integration with LTI tool in version 1.3
Note: this feature will go live in January 2024
Added: You can play courses from your aNewSpring environment on external platforms using LTI version 1.3.
All possibilities available with version 1.1 as the provider are also available with version 1.3.
You can register with other LTI platforms via the environment settings.
Added: The possibility to export results from a survey in a ‘.csv’ file.
Added: The possibility to filter the results based on one or multiple course(s).
Added: The possibility to allow instructors to view the answers from a survey and to export those answers.
Profiles - Link learner groups to profiles
Added: The option to give dedicated groups of learners access to a profile by linking the group to the profile.
The same functionality is also available as an api call.
Added: The ability to view profiles linked to a learner group via the group settings page.
Content info - Extra explanation within questions and content parts
Improved: We enhanced the way you select the extra info in the content parts, questions and answers. Now, instead of a persistent dropdown list, you can easily do it from a clear pop-up window.