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Folio – Software Updates

Continuous Delivery (CD) is a design practice used in software development to automate and improve the process of software delivery. Folio is updated the last week of every month by D2L. Listed below are improvements and changes that have been automatically updated.

    • May 2020 – Version 20.20.05
      • Brightspace Pulse – Multi-account login support – New feature – Brightspace Pulse for iOS and Android now supports the ability to simultaneously log in to multiple Brightspace Pulse accounts.
      • Brightspace Pulse – Pin and unpin courses – Updated
        To help learners more easily find their current courses in Brightspace Pulse for Android, learners can now pin and unpin courses from the Courses screens.

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    • Highlights for May 2020 – Version 20.20.05
      • Brightspace Pulse – Multi-account login support – New  Brightspace Pulse for iOS and Android now supports the ability to simultaneously log in to multiple Brightspace Pulse accounts.
      • Brightspace Pulse – Pin and unpin courses – Updated
        To help learners more easily find their current courses in Brightspace Pulse for Android, learners can now pin and unpin courses from the Courses screens.
      • Calendar – Bulk delete items – New To create parity with other tools and improve workflow, the Calendar tool now offers a Delete interface.
      • Email – Access adjustments for configuration variables – Updated To improve client experience with email configurations, there are changes to the email configuration variables that are editable by client administrator roles.

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    • May 20.20.05 PDF
    • April 20.20.04 PDF
    • March 20.20.03 PDF
    • February 20.20.02 PDF
    • January 20.20.01 PDF
    • November 20.19.11 PDF
    • October 2019 version 20.19.10 PDF
    • September 2019 version 20.19.9 PDF
    • August 2019 version 20.19.8 PDF
    • July 2019 version 20.19.7 PDF
    • April 2019 version 20.19.4 PDF
    • March 2019 version 10.8.11 PDF
    • February 2019 version 10.8.10 PDF
    • January 2019 version 10.8.9 PDF

Folio & Integration updates in between semesters

  • Summer 2020
    • Zoom Online Rooms – Zoom integrates with Folio and allows faculty and students to meet virtually. 
    • Awards Tool – Allows instructors to award badges awarded based on any criteria determined by the instructor.
  • Spring 2020
    • Dropbox Assignment – Annotations
      •  Annotation tools are enabled to allow instructors to make annotations when evaluating dropbox assignment  submissions. 
    • New Quiz Builder
      • Quiz Builder is a new workflow for adding, editing, reordering, and deleting quiz content in the Quizzes tool. It is released with an opt-in/opt-out option.
      • Quiz Builder saves instructors time by streamlining the screens and work flows for building and arranging quiz content. Instructors can add questions, sections and question pools, or import from the Question library. From a single interface, they can edit, delete and reorder questions. They can also review critical information such as question points and total points in the quiz; mandatory and bonus status and shuffling behavior.

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Last updated: 6/4/2020

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