Matthew Jennings

Day 02 - New Gradebook: Phase 1

Blog Post created by Matthew Jennings on Jul 27, 2017

TL;DR - Join the Focus Group, Contact CSM & give feedback. It looks awesome!!

 

New Gradebook: Phase 1

Christi Wruck, Instructure

 

[NEED-TO-KNOW]

The major takeaways from this session were:

  • 0.5 behind feature flag now, call CSM
  • Change is hard & is really designed for those that are intrested and engaged to communicate back. Would not turn on for everyone yet.
  • Join the focus group by contacting your CSM

 

[ADDITIONAL INTEL]

Phase Details:

Phase 0.5 -

 

Phase 1.0 -

 

Phase 2.0 - 

 

Once Phase 2.0 is complete the old Grade Book will be discontinued most likely Summer of 2018.

 

And here it is:

 

 

Other Cool Stuff:

  • Cool filters by module, groups & all the other awesome filters.
  • Can add individual colors for late & missing assignments.
  • Can show/hide unpublished assignments.
  • Crosshair to know which cell you are in.
  • Sorting of names & columns.
  • Late policies automations.
  • No pop up modal for grading.
  • View persistence from how it was last displayed for you.
  • No more tool tips that will cover cell above/below.
  • Multiple Notes columns allowed.
  • There will be small changes to student view of Grades.
  • Grade Change History will be unlimited.
  • Extra Credit may be later Phase 2 or in iterations after.
  • Assignment group columns & Total column are drag & drop ordering.

 

If I missed anything or got it wrong, please let me know in the comments!!

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