Qwickly Product Installation Guides

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Qwickly Attendance Configuration

Qwickly Course Tools Configuration

Qwickly Jot Configuration

Qwickly LTI Product Release Notes

Coming Soon

The following changes have been completed and are pending release to development:

Updates Applied 12/1/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 12/1/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Fixed a bug that could prevent emails being sent to students when an email address BBC'ed

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Made visual improvements to indicate features that require Attendance Pro

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance App: Qwickly Mobile App: Check-In Via QR Code in Qwickly App for increased verification
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Added Japanese Translation for Qwickly Attendance.
  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Released new QR scanning feature for instructors using check in mode to take attendance

Updates Applied 11/29/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 11/29/2021:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Jot: Added instructor feedback to grading in Jot
  • Qwickly Jot: Added view where student can see their submission
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added sort icon next to headings in on screen report columns

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Made improvements to Absent Limit Report

Updates Applied 11/8/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 11/8/2021:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Implemented New Login Page
  • Qwickly Dashboard: Updates made to update password and forgot password pages and login screen

Updates Applied 11/3/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 11/3/2021:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Added Last Date of Attendance Column on Record Screen in the Course Totals view.
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Added a Grade Sync Button for when grades seem to get out of sync with the grade center.
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Change name of 'Course Semester Manager' to 'Course Manager' as the tool now encompasses many more features
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Update sorting in Student reports, making Course Name the primary sort method by default

Updates Applied 10/27/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 10/27/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Fixed bug with that could automatically close a check-in session if it was a scheduled session and had a timer on it

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Option to apply course group filter for data feeds
  • Qwickly Course Tools: In Create Content Tool, when selected content type for Blackboard, the type Page was changed to Item

Updates Applied 10/13/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 10/13/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Bug Fix to allow users to count scheduled sessions into totals in Attendance Record Screen

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Allow Instructors to be CCed when sending out absence emails to students
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Feature to allow use of student sections and groups in check-in mode for D2L

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Expanded email notification: allow option to BCC TAs or Instructors on Absence Email
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Add Roster Resync Button

Updates Applied 9/17/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 9/17/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Fixed display course code display big in term in course list.
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Prevent the user from re-submitting a form in a tool before the task is finished

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Update Reporting Cards icons and styling and Page Subheaders
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Create new "Helpful Tips" banner to be included on various admin pages
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Updated Schedule Sessions page for admins with more useful hep information.
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Change "Private Note" changes to "Not visible to student", "Visible to Students" changes to "Visible to student" for greater distinction between private comment and visible to students

Updates Applied 9/9/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 9/9/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Excused Status bug fixed for scores not correctly adding up points for Qwickly Attendance

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Redesign of Qwickly Course Tools
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Feature to embed Google docs via the Course Tools LTI Create Content Tool for Blackboard Learn Original
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Student Check-in: If incorrect or blank pin is entered, the error message displayed will show the incorrect pin or mention that no pin was submitted
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Student Check-in: if groups/sections are used in course, the student interface will display the groups and sections users are a part of

Updates Applied 9/3/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 9/3/2021:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Add Student email address to the CSV download for Contact Tracing Report

Updates Applied 9/1/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 9/1/2021:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Qwickly Course Tools for D2L Brightspace

Updates Applied 8/31/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 8/31/2021:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Jot: Qwickly Jot LTI for Blackboard Released with Features Matching B2

Updates Applied 8/18/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 8/18/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Fixed bug in Email Sending where IP address was being blocked in certain scenarios

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: New left navigation for Qwickly Attendance Pro Instance Tools released

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added 'Absence Final Limit' to the Student's Attendance Screen if used in a course
  • Qwickly Dashboard: Launched Data Center in Australia for Hosting Qwickly Tools
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added Absent Limit Reporting File Upload

Updates Applied 8/11/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 8/11/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Fixed bug where Inactive users aren't showing in Canvas even if "Show Inactive Users in Attendance Record" setting is selected
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Fixed bug where searching for courses in Course Grouping Manager fails if the search term includes a blank space

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Added alert to instructor if they choose to take attendance for the "Current Time" in a situation where they have a scheduled session for the day.

Updates Applied 8/4/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 8/4/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Added file attachments with the Create Assignment tool in Blackboard

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added visual indication to instructors when a student is approaching and has reached the course-defined Absence Limit
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Full Export for Qwickly Attendance Classic has updated the "date" field to "Session Date" and "Record Creation Date"
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Update "Pre-created Session" verbage to "Scheduled Session" across all instances

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added system setting "Only allow sessions that scheduled" which pre-selects a scheduled attendance session and prevents instructors from taking attendance in other ways

Updates Applied 7/28/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 7/28/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: On screen reports now include filters with options to display unavailable/unenrolled students
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Upon importing Courses Administratively, lock the selected semester after the course Lookup has been completed
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Changed the default sort order in reporting to alphabetical by last name

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Update left nav user interface Qwickly Course Tools
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Taking Attendance for custom dates no longer allows selection of a future date (instructors should schedule sessions for future date creation)

New Features:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Norwegian Language Localization
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Korean Language Localization

Updates Applied 7/21/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 7/21/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Fixed occurences that could send emails to unavailable or disabled students
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Fixed Blackboard paragraph breaks in BBML so that the announcements support UI paragraph breaks.
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Updated Attendance File Handlers to provide more explicit error messaging
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Various UI Bug Fixes

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Added notification to inform instructors that they multiple tabs of Qwickly Attendance open
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Implemented notification when trying to submit attendance with multiple tabs of the tool open to prevent record confusion
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added custom text field in Admin Attendance Settings for Enrollment Verification

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added Student Attending Reporting for Enrollment Verification Mode
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Eesysoft Integration with Qwickly Attendance
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added Data Feeds for Enrollment Verification

Updates Applied 7/13/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 7/13/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: FixedHTML enteties that could show up in Course Messages created for Canvas

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Add Discreet Controls over which student data fields are cached

Updates Applied 6/23/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 6/23/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Fixed Bug Preventing all D2L Courses meeting the criteria of course code string from being found for Course Import

Updates Applied 6/16/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 6/16/2021:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added fields to 'student report' in Enrollment Verification: Username, Org Defined ID, Term, Course Code
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added fields to course report for enrollment verification: Coures Code, Submitted Instructor
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Removed reference to financial aid in enrollment verification, Change CSV File Name for downloaded reports
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Clarified Enrollment Verification form Due date by adding end of day to settings and instructor view

Updates Applied 6/10/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 6/10/2021:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Only send absence email after student has been absent a defined number of times

Updates Applied 6/7/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 6/7/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Resolved Canvas Attendance Setting screen bug stating that Check In is currenlty off when it is on.

Updates Applied 6/3/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 6/3/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Fixed Spanish language browser causing Javascript issues in attendance settings gradebook points field (which is input of type numerical).

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Updated Administrative Settings to Unify Enterprise Interface

Updates Applied 5/20/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 5/20/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: FIxed D2L Pagination on online activity mode for multiple assignments and discussion boards
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Fixed error that occured when a user enters something other than a number in the ORDER field of a custom status
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Address overlapping names for Course Availability Toggle, when long course names are involved
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Fix to Theme Buildler CSS Bug

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Course Import for D2L

Updates Applied 5/12/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 5/12/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Bug that does not allow faculty to successfully use course availability
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Visual CSS fix in course tools
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Change reporting outputs to all show Session Dates NOT dates records were created
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: For D2L Quizzes, updated pagination for quizzes in online attendance mode

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Added Toggling Courses Available/Unavailable similar to the Building Block version
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Arabic Language
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Spanish Language

New Features:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Allow file attachments when sending email
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Added a Theme Builder for customizing colors to school branding

Updates Applied 5/4/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 5/4/2021:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Changed pre-created sesssion behavior for manual mode so instructors can take attendance for sessions today and in the past, but NOT future
  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Changed pre-created sesssion behavior for check-in and card-reader modes mode so instructors can only take attendance for sessions scheduled for the current date, not past or future

Updates Applied 4/20/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 4/20/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: When selected a Pre-created session, changed the pre-generated title to be the date of the session, not the current date.

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Added ability to take attendance for pre-created sessions at any time.

Updates Applied 4/8/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 4/8/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Fixed Pasted image not showing after creation
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Added ability to use bullet points in the text editor

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Made selected semester(s) more obvious within Course Tools Administrator Settings
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Design changes to clarify Role Permission boxes on System Admin Settings

Updates Applied 3/10/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 3/10/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Updated the REST API request to get groups to use v2 endpoint

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added Location Context Percentages to Session Report > Recent Sessions Reports
  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Added Location Context Percentages to Course Totals Report and Session Totals Report
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Changed Course Tools Settings Tool Uses Stats for This Month/This Year

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added Location Context Percentages to Course Report > Session Information Reports

Updates Applied 2/24/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 2/24/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Fixed bug where clicking on a Course's "Grid View" in a report in Attendance Pro is causing 500 error

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Added option in Send Announcement Tool to email contents of announcements to course.

Updates Applied 2/22/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 2/22/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Added ability to edit location context from attendance record
  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Adjusted algorithms to accurately depict attendance totals in relation to settings and pre-created sessions

Updates Applied 2/17/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 2/17/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Fix bug where the "Taken By: Instructor name" information is hidden when opening an Attendance Session's detail

New Features:

  • Qwickly Jot: Released Qwickly Jot for Canvas

Updates Applied 2/10/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 2/10/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Attendance Record Page Bug: Fixed issue with loading record details when a new record is added into a previously empty cell

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Decimal places are now hidden on full percentage displays in status settings
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Added insert link functionality to Course Tools text editor
  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Added Location Context to CSV Export Option at the Course Level
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added Location Context Option to Data Feed

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Updated Contact Tracing Report to Omit Students who attended Remotely
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Added Tool: Blackboard Course Content Link Checker and Fixer
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Added Tool: Canvas Course Content Link Checker and Fixer

Updates Applied 1/29/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 1/29/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Grade Center: Fixed issue where fractional "Per Session" points are not being correctly entered into the grade center

Updates Applied 1/27/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 1/27/2021:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Added option to collect "Location Context" data point to distinguish between between remote and in-person attendance for each record
  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Added option to require students to self-repor Location Context: In-Class or Virtual during Check-In

Updates Applied 1/13/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 1/13/2021:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Added System Setting to enable Course Schedules to be defined by instructor
  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Added System Setting to allow instructors to delete schedule sessions

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Added feature allowing instructors to create all sessions at the beginning of the semester

Updates Applied 1/7/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 1/7/2021:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Dashboard: Added UK Data Center as new option for application hosting

Updates Applied 1/4/2021

The following changes applied to production environments on 1/4/2021:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Fixed issue where clicking "More Information" on 500 Error/Access not Allowed page is not producing any messages

Updates Applied 12/30/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 12/30/2020:

Enhancements:

  • SaaS: Updated Bootstrap to version 4
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Update Blackboard/canvas LTI configuration to use only one redirect URI

Updates Applied 12/7/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 12/7/2020:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Data Feeds: Added a "Custom" Filter by Time option which allows user to select a custom date range

Updates Applied 12/2/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 12/2/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Fixed an issue in Data Feeds in which Course LMS ID field could produce incorrect value under certain circumstances

Updates Applied 11/24/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 11/24/2020:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Data Feeds Options: Added Student IP Address
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Added Administrative Option to Capture IP Address of Check-In

Updates Applied 11/17/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 11/17/2020:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Updated Design for Data Feed Creation
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Updated Design For Course Import (Formally Pre-Create Courses)

Updates Applied 11/4/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 11/4/2020:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Canvas Send Course Message: Adjusted tool behavior to send a message to student per each course enrollment selected rather than just one total.

Updates Applied 11/3/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 11/3/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Data Feeds: Fixed Bug where enabling "Include Records that were last edited within the filtered time" was producing incorrect data

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Added Administrative Option to Save Student Section in User Course Total
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added Student Section Data Point in Data Feed Creator

Updates Applied 10/28/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 10/28/2020:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Increase the number of characters allowed for comments to 255

Updates Applied 10/21/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 10/21/2020:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: [Canvas] Added Instructor Tool: Send Course Message Tool
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added course schedule import for to all courses as a utility in Qwickly Attendance Pro

Updates Applied 10/14/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 10/14/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Data Feeds: Fix bug where Fields with Commas not outputting correctly in csv file

Updates Applied 10/12/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 10/12/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: D2L: Fixed error where Course Download with Student IDs/Emails included is producing 500 errors

Updates Applied 10/7/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 10/7/2020:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: D2L: Added setting to allow users who have been removed from the course to appear in course downloads
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Contact Tracing report lookup now hides semester options and displays a date selection option only

Updates Applied 10/2/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 10/2/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Fixed Bug in Data Feeds where custom datetimes were sometimes causing 500 Error

Updates Applied 9/30/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 9/30/2020:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Add Option to Data Feed Builder to include Records Created in Time Period and Records Edited in Time Period
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Links to reports from a Course Summary/Student summary panel will open in a new tab

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added Report: Student Contact Tracing Report

Updates Applied 9/25/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 9/25/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Fixed a bug in the Course Tool Settings which did not allow role selection

Updates Applied 9/23/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 9/23/2020:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Added Course Search above list of Courses to filter list of courses
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Allow administrators to select with Roles will get treated as the Student Role, controlling their access to "Student Tools"
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Administrative Setting to control which roles count as "Instructor" in the Student Emailing Tool
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Added Course ID to Course Selection List with Administrator Option to Turn Feature On
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Added System Role filter that controls what users may access Course Tools based on their System Role.
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Updated Record Created datetime to always take the current date, regardless of custom session datetime
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: For report lookups that produce no results, addedlookup parameters to the No Results message

New Features:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: [Canvas] Added Student Tool: Message Instructor
  • Qwickly Course Tools: [Blackboard] Added Student Tool: Email Instructor

Updates Applied 9/17/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 9/17/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Fixed Bug preventing users who are part of multiple sections in the course aren't showing up correctly in all section enrollments in D2L Brightspace

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Student report > Attending Trends report: added option to show/hide unavailable students in the export file

Updates Applied 9/14/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 9/14/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Fixed Bug showing future sessions in Session Report

Updates Applied 9/11/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 9/11/2020:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: User Activity Mode For Blackboard Learn: Activity Lookups will attempt to detect and display assignments with custom gradebook categories if "Any assignments" category is selected.

Updates Applied 9/10/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 9/10/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Fixed course data download by sections is producing a blank file

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: User Activity Mode: Labels are updated to reflect what values are looked up when assignments aren't found.

Updates Applied 9/8/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 9/8/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Fix for Course Reports > Session Information. This report was incorrectly counting deleted session as part of the total sessions taken.
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Qwickly Attendance LTI (Canvas): Removed "TaEnrollment" role as a default allowed role for Canvas schools. This role can be added back through "Configure custom Roles that can use Attendance" in Attendance settings.
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Fixed: Custom Course Roles in D2L not being saved properly in Attendance system settings.

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Added setting to hide the Attendance Interface from the Student at either System Level or Course Level
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Added setting to restrict attendance to once per day per section

Updates Applied 9/1/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 9/1/2020:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Data Feed Builder field added: Child Course ID for records even when attendance is taken in full list mode of a merged course.
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Data Feed Builder option: Choose a preferred/required timestamp format
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Data Feed Builder field added: Session Label
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Data Feed Builder option: Time Filtering ( 24 hours, 7 days, 30 days)
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: In the report selection chooser, the time label "all" was updated to the name of the current semester or "selected date range"
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added method of attendance-taking (manual, check-in, card-reader) in Sessions report

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added Data Feed Builder: Create customized date feeds that allow external systems to get records during a time-period, customize colum data and ordering and choose record date formats

Updates Applied 8/15/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 8/15/2020:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Added ability to delete semester(s)

Updates Applied 8/1/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 8/1/2020:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Attendance LTI Settings Full Export: Add time span options for data dumps (24 hours, weekly, monthly, all time)
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Course Semester Manager: Bulk semester editor added to apply a semester for all courses listed in the page in one click
  • Qwickly Dashboard: Users without roles in Qwickly Dashboard can now be deleted

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Added Online Activity Mode for D2L Brightspace

Updates Applied 7/15/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 7/15/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Scrollbar showing on Student PIN entry on some browsers
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: User Activity Mode for Canvas: Bug fix for User Activity mode where activity attempts outside of the date range where being accepted.

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Add Instructor Variable for Absence Email: {-instructor-first-} and {-instructor-last-}
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Only Show Course-Available Statuses in Status Summary Screen
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Qwickly Attendance Pro: Show courses that have opened Attendance but never taken a session in Course Sessions Information Report

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Courses can be mass imported from Canvas at the beginning of a semester to monitor whethere or not courses are taking attendance.
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Courses can be mass imported from Blackboard Learn at the beginning of a semester to monitor whethere or not courses are taking attendance.

Updates Applied 7/1/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 7/1/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Plus: Fixed "User Activity Mode" option not showing for some users in Course Setting's "Default Style" list of options.

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Hide inactive/unenrolled students from attendance reports downloads; highlight inactive/unenrolled in on-screen reports

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Logging System Implemented for Instances registered in the Qwickly Dashboard.

Updates Applied 6/16/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 6/16/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: (For Canvas): Update APIs processing to detect SIS IDs of students in a course
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: (For Canvas): Fix Online Activity Mode issue where Graded Discussions with Due Dates aren't showing up
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: (For D2L Brightspace): Fix an issue where user's names are incorrectly parsed when caching with Qwickly

Updates Applied 6/5/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 6/5/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Fixed Content Posting Issues for Ultra
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Online Activity Mode: Minus sign icon in front of the item name can now be clicked to load course activity, just like item name.

New Features:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Added Google Integration for Content Choosing
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added Student Trend Report: Percentage Absent of Existing Session Reporting

Updates Applied 5/27/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 5/27/2020:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: D2L: Choose Custom "Instructor View" Roles
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Added capability to send email from client email domain
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: D2L: Choose Custom "Student View" Roles
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Online Activity Mode for Canvas: Assignment lookups will account for date created or due date in the selected range, and Discussion lookups will account for date created, date posted or a delayed post date in the selected range.

Updates Applied 5/5/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 5/5/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Resolved error caused when attemptting to add Attendance Pro Group Admin before anyone with that role exists

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: System Admin Setting to Hide/Show Select All Courses Button

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Online Activity Mode for Blackboard Learn
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Online Activity Mode for Canvas

Updates Applied 3/15/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 3/15/2020:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Add Course Attendance Record Chart (Grid View) to Attendance Pro

Updates Applied 2/26/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 2/26/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Fixed bug in Course Group Reporting in which semester filters did not work and all courses showed regardless of semester.

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Added option to export the date and time of student check-in within the course-level export
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Added option to export instructor comments within the course-level export
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Added option to choose what data-points their CSV export Includes, and save the setting for future use
  • Qwickly Course Tools: User can now send email to Specific Roles in Course in Multi-Course Emailing (like in the Building Block version)
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Added option to show Term Name next to course name in list of courses
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Add Consecutive Absense Reports filtered by Course Group

New Features:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: User can now send email to selected Custom Course Roles (as opposed to just Student, Instructor and TA)
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added new permission level so an administrator can only access specific student group(s) or course group(s)

Updates Applied 2/15/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 2/15/2020:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: New Attendance Trend Report Added: Consecutive Absences (per course) Report
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Smart Course Groups now allow you to put in a Course ID String that will match to any course that has that code in the course ID and automatically add to the Course Group
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Ability to select Course Roles that may access Qwickly as an Instructor, including custom roles (roles will still need at leastInstructor level permissions to perform most actions in the tool)

Updates Applied 2/10/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 2/10/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Resolved System-Level Unavailable Students showing in Attendance Roster in Blackboard
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Fixed a bug in which "Per Session" Grading Method was not calculating accurate grades for users who receive an "Excused" Status

Updates Applied 2/7/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 2/7/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Canvas: Updated code to make sure course list is not limited to 100 courses

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Added a Success Message to alert user that the task has been completed.

Updates Applied 1/31/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 1/31/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Fixed a bug causing selected Custom Roles to be overwritten when saving Attendance system settings in Blackboard

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Add the option to filter by Student Groups in "Attending Trends" Student Report
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Now allows decimal values allowed for attendance and absence points for grading

New Features:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Added administrative term filter for Blackboard to show only courses to users of specific terms

Updates Applied 1/29/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 1/29/2020:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Added administrative setting to restrict attendance taking to one session per day

Updates Applied 1/21/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 1/21/2020:

Bug Fixes:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Show only tools the current users' role has permission to use in Blackboard (API Change on Blackboard side broke original functionality)

Updates Applied 1/6/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 1/6/2020:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Add Option to Send this Email to Myself Only Once for Multi-Course Email
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Allow for graded Discussions in Canvas
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Canvas: Allow Instructors to choose which Assignment Group an Assignment belongs
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Canvas: Add options for Assignment Submission type at the time of creation
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Add File To Discussion Topic
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Integrate Terms for Blackboard for filtering courses

New Features:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Dropbox Integration for Content Choosing
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Box Integration for Content Choosing
  • Qwickly Course Tools: OneDrive Integration for Content Choosing
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Added Publish Course feature for Canvas

Updates Applied 1/2/2020

The following changes applied to production environments on 1/2/2020:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Changed sort order for Student Groupings to sort by last name
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added total number of absences for a student in a course in Last Attended Reports

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added report type allowing student with X Number of Absences in a class look up to find students with a large number of absences in a course

Updates Applied 12/20/2019

The following changes applied to production environments on 12/20/2019:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Course Session Report: If time span selected, corresponding dates in a session summary lookup now display in bold

Updates Applied 12/15/2019

The following changes applied to production environments on 12/15/2019:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Added recording of user who opens and closes attendance check in sessions
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Canvas: Add options to set start, end, and due dates when creating assignments
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Canvas: Add options to set start, end, and due dates when creating discussions
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Canvas: Added toggle to prevent assignments from auto-publishing
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Canvas: Added toggle to prevent discussions from auto-publishing
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: When showing courses to add to a Course Group, the Semester each course belongs to shows next to the course name
  • Qwickly Course Tools: Display Message to non-instructors that they currently have no tools available.

Updates Applied 11/1/2019

The following changes applied to production environments on 11/1/2019:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Course Tools: Added option to assign points to discussion in Canvas

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added Session Summary Sidebar
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added Course Profile View with data charts about a course
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added Session Reporting

Updates Applied 10/1/2019

The following changes applied to production environments on 10/1/2019:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added Instructor Attendance Reporting

Updates Applied 9/20/2019

The following changes applied to production environments on 9/20/2019:

Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Increase Performance of Grading through multi-threaded processing.
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added student First Date of attendance per course to reporting
  • Qwickly Attendance Classic: Send Absensce Emails in a Seperate Thread for Large Course Speed Improvements

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added Student Groupings that students can be added to for specific reporting groups
  • Qwickly Attendance Pro: Added Course Groupings that courses can be added to for reporting requirements

Qwickly Building Block Release Notes

Current Version - Version 5.5.0 - 7.29.2020

The following changes have been made for version 5.5.0:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly: Resolved issue preventing OneDrive files being correctly linked to.
  • Qwickly: Resolved issue causing certain options in the user preferences not to save.

Version 5.4.8 - 4.21.2020

The following changes have been made for version 5.4.8:

 

Fixes:

  • Qwickly: Reverted to previous method of sending emails after resolution of issue forcing switch.

Version 5.4.6 - 9.23.2019

The following changes have been made for version 5.4.6:

 

Fixes:

  • Qwickly: Resolved issue causing HTML elements for selecting different content areas for multiple pieces of content to appear off screen.

Version 5.4.5 - 8.21.2019

The following changes have been made for version 5.4.5:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly: Resolved compilation error in specific scenarios.

Version 5.4.4 - 7.30.2019

The following changes have been made for version 5.4.4:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly: Additional fixes to email sending.

Version 5.4.1 - 4.4.2019

The following changes have been made for version 5.4.1:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly: Resolved issue when selecting content areas with specific special characters in the title.

 

Version 5.4.0 - 3.14.2019

The following changes have been made for version 5.4.0:

Features:

  • Qwickly: Learn 3600 OpenJDK Support.

Fixes:

  • Qwickly: Resolved erroneous characters in Spanish localization.

Version 5.3.2 - 2.6.2019

The following changes have been made for version 5.3.2:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Additional fixes to issues causing failure to load the record screen.

Version 5.3.1 - 1.24.2019

The following changes have been made for version 5.3.1:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly: Resolved issue causing merged courses not to show in Email Instructor.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolved issue causing record screen to fail to load for merged or group based Attendance related to disabled users.

Version 5.3 - 1.15.2019

The following changes have been made for version 5.3:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly: Resolved issue displaying unicode characters in emails sent via Qwickly.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolved 'connection is closed' issue experienced when sending absence email after ending a Check In session.

Version 5.2.4 - 12.10.2018

The following changes have been made for version 5.2.4:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Jot: Resolved issue causing assignment submission failure.

Version 5.2.3 - 12.7.2018

The following changes have been made for version 5.2.3:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Various minor issues.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Included utility for retrieving missing Attendance records, contact support for instructions.
  • Qwickly: Now pulls SMTP hostname from system registry, falls back to bb-config file if unavailable.

Version 5.2.2 - 11.26.2018

The following changes have been made for version 5.2.2:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolved issue preventing access to Course exports.

Features/Improvements:

  • Qwickly: Improved style compatibility with newer Learn themes.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Added two new export files to be used in migrating Attendance data to LTI.

Version 5.2.1 - 11.8.2018

The following changes have been made for version 5.2.1:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Post Announcement: Resolved issue introduced in previous fix that prevented Announcements from being posted in some situations.
  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Resolved an issue causing Google Drive integration to fail when creating a Cloud assignment.

Features/Improvements:

  • Qwickly: Added option to remove the support/feedback buttom from the module.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Added more optional fields to use for Card Swipe attendance.
  • Qwickly (Jot and Cloud) Assignments: Modified assignment creation so that due dates are set to the end of the day instead of the beginning.

Version 5.2.0 - 10.30.2018

The following changes have been made for version 5.2.0:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Post Announcement: Resolved issue causing emailed announcements to contain copies of themselves as attached files on the email.

Features/Improvements:

  • Qwickly: Added Korean as a Locale choice.

Version 5.1.5 - 10.16.2018

The following changes have been made for version 5.1.5:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly: Fixed an issue causing errors when attempting to send emails in Qwickly.
  • Qwickly Email Instructor: Resolved an issue where students could email courses that had email disabled if they chose 'select all courses.'
  • Qwickly: Various minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 5.1.4 - 9.25.2018

The following changes have been made for version 5.1.4:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Resolved issue causing cloud links in Announcements to fail.

Version 5.1.3 - 9.10.2018

The following changes have been made for version 5.1.3:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Updated Google Drive integration to utilize the newest authentication APIs.

Version 5.1.2 - 9.4.2018

The following changes have been made for version 5.1.2:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolved issue causing card reader mode to malfunction.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolved issue causing merged courses to show all child course enrollments in the master course.

Version 5.1.1 - 8.23.2018

The following changes have been made for version 5.1.1:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Assignments (Jot/Cloud): Resolved compilation error on Cloud Assignment creation page.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolved issue causing seconds to always appear as '00' in the column information window.

Version 5.1 - 8.21.2018

The following changes have been made for version 5.1:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Assignments (Jot/Cloud): Resolved issues causing errors when editing assignments.
  • Qwickly Assignments (Jot/Cloud): Resolved issue causing errors when text was pasted from Microsoft Word into the description of an assignment.
  • Qwickly Post Content/Create Assignment: Resolved issue causing available content areas to not be populated for Organizations.
  • Qwickly Create Calendar Event: Resolved issue causing erroneous linking text to appear if Cloud is not licensced.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolved issue causing the first record in a course to lose any group or section association.

Features/Improvements:

  • Qwickly: Added European Spanish as a locale choice, available in the Qwickly settings.
  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Modified the registration process for Google Drive support. Institutions will need to create their own integration with Google and supply the keys in the Settings. Directions for doing this have been emailed, but are also available on request.

Version 5.0.4 - 7.12.2018

The following changes have been made for version 5.0.4:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly: Fixed issue causing visual glitches when selecting courses in module.

Version 5.0.3 - 7.10.2018

The following changes have been made for version 5.0.3:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly: Fixed issues preventing inidividual folder selection for courses with special characters in their Course ID.

Features/Improvements:

  • Qwickly: Improved folder selection user experience.

Version 5.0.2 - 6.28.2018

The following changes have been made for version 5.0.2:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Jot: Fixed issues preventing Jot submissions from students.

Features/Improvements:

  • Qwickly Jot: Increased size of submitted image in the grading context.

Version 5.0.1 - 6.22.2018

The following changes have been made for version 5.0.1:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Cloud: Fixed error preventing one from turning Google Drive integration on and off.
  • Qwickly Jot: Fixed problem preventing one from editing a Jot assignment.

Features/Improvements:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Added loading fade when submitting attendance to prevent accidental multiple submissions.

Version 5.0 - 6.12.2018

The following changes have been made for version 5.0:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Assignment Creation: Fixed error when allowing very large number of attempts.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Improved the speed and usability of Group and Section attendance. Removed ability to take attendance for all groups or sections at once (due to performance concerns).
  • Qwickly Base: Fixed various minor text and image display issues.
  • Qwickly Submit Assignment: Fixed issue where in some cases students would see assignments whose end date has past.

Features/Improvements:

  • Qwickly Google Drive Integration: Now using an updated registration process that will allow us to receieve Google verfication for our integration. Will require current users to re-register for Google Drive integration.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Improved user interface for exporting Attendance data.
  • Qwickly Module: Improved folder selection for posting content, you may now select from any folder in a course if you choose 'post to specific locations' after choosing your courses.

Version 4.4.2 - 4.4.2018

The following changes have been made for version 4.4.2:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly: Various minor bug fixes.

Version 4.4.1 - 2.15.2018

The following changes have been made for version 4.4.1:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Module: Removed 'Select File' label from Post Announcement if no file can be selected.
  • Qwickly Module: Fixed issues with Needs grading preventing some courses from appearing.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixed bug with status count introduced in 4.4.

Features/Improvements:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Added percentage attended to the Student view.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Added an option of whether or not you would like 'Other Name' to appear next to student names in Attendance.

Version 4.4 - 1.24.2018

The following changes have been made for version 4.4:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly: Fixed the ability to select a custom grading schema in Qwickly assignments.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixed Group/Section specific exports, removed 'Absences/Percent Attended' from Group/Section views until further notice.
  • Qwickly: Amended format of emails sent via Qwickly to better match emails from Blackboard.

Features/Improvements:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Added the 'finalize attendance' functionality, allowing instructors to close out their Attendance for the semester, and administrators to see which courses have finalized.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Added Course ID to the section dropdown for merged course attendance.
  • Qwickly: Added the ability to specify a number of attempts when creating assignments in Qwickly.
  • Qwickly: Added a custom privilege to view the Qwickly system settings.
  • Qwickly: Added the ability to append a 'Sent via Qwickly' signature to emails sent with Qwickly.

Known issues:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Status counts not working for courses without group/section attendance enabled.

Version 4.3 - 12.7.2017

The following changes have been made for version 4.3:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly: Fixed an issue causing emails sent through Qwickly to have the wrong replyto address.
  • Qwickly: Fixed an issue where you could not edit the number of attempts of an assignment created with a Qwickly tool without causing errors when students submit their attempts.
  • Qwickly: Fixed an issue causing an error when selecting specific grading schemas when creating an assignment.
  • Qwickly: Fixed an issue preventing some users with the correct entitlements to access the Qwickly system settings.

Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Added functionality for Photostore integration, allowing you to connect to a remote photostore service to show photos for each student in Attendance.

Version 4.2 - 11.15.2017

The following changes have been made for version 4.2:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly: Fixed issue with course IDs not wrapping lines in module tools.
  • Qwickly: Fixed issue where icon for jot assignments would not show.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixed display issue on Attendance Record screen that would show a next arrows on the last record page when number of records is a multiple of 8.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixed issue causing Check In to malfuntion when used with groups.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixed issue causing the points column to show an incorrect number.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixed issue causing the last page button on the Record Screen to work incorrectly.

Features:

  • Qwickly: Added capability to choose Grading Periods for Cloud and Jot assignments created in course tools.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Added summary of checked in students after check in is ended.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Card Reader mode now allows reading cards from more than one computer for a session, allowing for multi-reader set ups in large classrooms or lecture halls.

Version 4.1.1 - 10.18.2017

The following changes have been made for version 4.1.1:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly: Fixed issue forcing some users to have to tab into text editors.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixed Check In for courses split by sections.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixed One by One view mode skipping second student in the list.
  • Qwickly: Fixed rare bug where editing access roles for Qwickly would lock instructors out of the tool.

Features:

  • Qwickly: Added HTML editor option to text editor.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Added 'other name' to student's name if available.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Added titles to various elements to improve usability.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Upgraded Security of Full Export, added Course external ID to output. IF YOU ARE USING THE FULL EXPORT IN AN AUTOMATED SCRIPT, YOU'LL NEED TO UPDATE THE URL BY VISITING QWICKLY SETTINGS AND USING THE NEW URL FOR THE EXPORT.

Version 4.1 - 9.11.2017

The following changes have been made for version 4.1:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixed issue with disabled students in merged courses.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolves some issues with Attendance exports.

Features:

  • Qwickly Plus/Plus Cloud: Create Assignment now allows you to choose primary and secondary grade displays.
  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Post Announcement now allows adding a Link from Cloud Sources if available on your installation.
  • Qwickly Plus: Create Calendar Event now allows 'All Day' Event (this will not tick the box in the calendar, but will make the event take the whole days)
  • Qwickly Attendance: Modified the Attendance Record to more efficiently handle courses with large numbers of sessions.

 

Version 4.0.1 - 8.15.2017

The following changes have been made for version 4.0.1:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly: Fixes issue with Qwickly access roles errantly turning on.
  • Qwickly: Fixed a visual error with various student tools.
  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Fixed error that occured when creating a Content Area with a new name.

Features:

  • Qwickly: Send Email tool now has a visual text editor.

Website:

  • Download Page: Downloads for Self/Managed Hosting versions separated from SaaS versions.

Version 4.0 - 7.19.2017

The following changes have been made for version 4.0:

New Features/Enhancements:

  • Visual Overhaul: Qwickly multi-course module now features a more modern design, system admin options and cloud mashup tool.
  • Improved On/Off Switches: By popular demand, we have included new on/off switches.
  • Qwickly Jot: Creating a Jot assignment now requires an instructor to attach a file or an image type.
  • Qwickly Plus, Plus Cloud, Attendance: Improved the ease of starting a trial and renewing licenses from the admin screen.
  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: System Admins can now control cloud deployment options separately for course content and assignment submission.  For instance, force linking to cloud stored content for course content, but only accept assignments by being uploaded into Blackboard.

Version 3.8.1 - 5.31.2017

The following changes have been made for version 3.8.1:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Jot: Fixes various issues preventing use of the tool.
  • Qwickly Jot: Limits file types to images when selecting files in Jot.

Version 3.8 - 5.31.2017

The following changes have been made for version 3.8:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Jot (Assignments): Qwickly Jot Assignments are now included as a Beta in 3.8 with a Gold Master coming in version 4.0. Qwickly Jot Assignments allow instructors to create assignments that students can write on using a touch screen and stylus, or a mouse/trackpad.
  • Qwickly Attendance: When adding a comment to a record in the record screen that did not have a comment before, the comment icon now appears on the record when saving the comment.

Version 3.7.2 - 5.5.2017

The following changes have been made for version 3.7.2:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixed an issue where the check in timer would not show.
  • Qwickly: Updates file permissions to stay compliant with Blackboard specifications.
  • Qwickly: Fixes an issue preventing installation.

Version 3.7.1 - 4.26.2017

The following changes have been made for version 3.7.1:

New Features/Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance: New view option lets instructors view records oldest to newest (default) or newest to oldest.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolves some display issues on the new Attendance Splash screen and adds responsive design to the feature displays on the screen.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Export to CSV for group or section will now export properly for the selected tab (for instance, only for the section selected).
  • Qwickly :Changed temporary location for uploading to comply with new Blackboard API rules (also removed read/write all files from manifest).

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixes an issue for Blackboard SaaS in which the color picker for statuses would not work.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixes an issue for Blackboard SaaS in which the date picker for past dates would not work.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolves an issue in which the date variable in the absent email would not probperly show the date.

Version 3.7 - 4.5.2017

The following changes have been made for version 3.7:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: New Embed option available for Google Drive.  Documents stored in Google Drive can now be embedded seamlessly in the course context with the content being served from Google Drive.
  • Qwickly Attendance: The percentage of present attendance (the inverse of absences) in a course can now be seen by clicking the heading of the Absences column in the record screen for a course.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Small frame compatibilty added, Qwickly Attendance now works properly in small frame mode in newer versions of Blackboard.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Attendance exports are now compatible with Korean characters.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Major performance improvements for full attendance record export at the system level.
  • Qwickly Attendance: New options to force sending emails to students when marked as absent at the system level.
  • Qwickly : Adds the ability to change the word "Course" to any other word in the Qwickly multi-course module.

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Platform (Free): Fixes a bug that would cause the setting for starting course availability open not to work consistently.
  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Fixes linking to OneDrive when OneDrive is configured to not use anonymous links (requires users to login).
  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixes an error caused by changing a session title to blank and changing session title which would remove group or section association.
  • Qwickly Attendance:  Students who are unavailable at the system level are no longer shown in attendance roster.
  • Qwickly Attendance:  Performance improvements for record screen loading, especially in large courses with students exceeding 50 students.
  • Qwickly Attendance:  Cleans up dead records in rare cases that haven't been caught by other methods in the past.
  • General Blackboad compatibilty enhancements.

Version 3.6.8 - 2.20.2017

The following changes have been made for version 3.6.8:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolves an issue where students being disabled in a course would cause an error in the record screen.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolves an issue where in some cases an error would occur on the record screen when students were improperly removed from a course.

Version 3.6.7 - 2.15.2017

The following changes have been made for version 3.6.7:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Card Reader mode now has an "automatic lookup" mode which will attempt to match student ID cards to student records in Blackboard without the need for use of the configuration tool.  This is especially useful when cards have variable length data encoded on the card.
  • Qwickly Attendance: System Admins can now edit the default email copy for the Absent Email.
  • Qwickly Attendance: There are now drop-down menus for inputting attendance time when taking attendance.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Improved the efficiency of generating full attendance export and full export now includes students who are disabled in the course.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Added the variable {-absences-} for emails triggered when a student is absent to show the total number of absences the student has accumulated in the course.

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixed an issue that could cause the Absences Grade Center column to reappear even after it had been turned off.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Solves an issue where the Grade Center could get out of sync with the grade showing in the attendance record screen.

Version 3.6.5 - 2.1.2017

The following changes have been made for version 3.6.5:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolves an issue that could prevent grades from being updated properly when taking attendance.

Version 3.6.3 - 1.25.2017

The following changes have been made for version 3.6.3:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance: When splitting course enrollments by groups or child courses, the option for Points Per Session is now completely hidden in the settings menu, since it can not be used.
  • Qwickly Attendance: When taking attendance split out by child courses, the master course is now an option to use.
  • Qwickly Attendance: System Statuses can now be hidden in addition to deleted.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Full export now includes students that are not available in a course, for example, if a student dropped during the semester.

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixed an issue in which the date would be incorrectly reported in the absent email.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Updated the Accessibility tab to the correct spelling.

Version 3.6.1 - 1.9.2017

The following changes have been made for version 3.6.1:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixed in issue in which taking attendance by student check-in the first time in a course would cause the tool to no longer work in a course.

Version 3.6 - 12.20.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.6:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Attendance rosters can now be split by merged courses or Blackboard groups.  This features allows instructors to keep attendance when a single Blackboard course is used to maintain the enrollment of 2 or more separate course sections.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Take Attednance screen has been updated with a streamlined tabbed interface.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Instructors can now name Check-In Sessions like other sessions.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Migration tool now included to transfer records from legacy Qwickly Take Attendance tool to Qwickly Attendance.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Absent emails are now sent to absent students when using student check-in.
  • Qwickly Cloud: System Admin setting for OneDrive to allow/disallow  viewing linked files anonymously.

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixed in issues that always rounded grades even when the option was off.

Version 3.5.5 - 12.7.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.5.5:

This version of Qwickly is not a public build.  The features and fixes will be included in version 3.6.

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Migration tool now included to transfer records from legacy Qwickly Take Attendance tool to Qwickly Attendance. See Video >>

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixes a bug in Card Reader Setup form so the Submit Request button now works properly.

Version 3.5.3 - 11.9.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.5.3:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolves a rare issue that could create incorrect grade center values after deleting attendance records from older versions of Qwickly.

Version 3.5.2 - 10.25.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.5.2:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Plus: When using Post Content tool, only content areas should now show in option of where to post content, no longer allow users to try to post content into non-content areas like tool links.
  • Qwickly: Allows users to attach files via email from their computer, even if Cloud settings only allow for linking.

Version 3.5.1 - 10.24.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.5.1:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Links to documents stored in OneDrive are now viewable without viewers having to log in, improving ease of use.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Instructors can now choose to show disabled and unavailable students in the attendance record. These students will still be hidden from the taken attendance screen and always receive and excused for any dates attendance is taken while they are not active in the course.
  • Qwickly Attendance: CSV Export improvements now show the title of the session, if it was given.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Unavailable students are now marked as excuses instead of absent when taking attendance.
  • Qwickly Attendance: The method of taking attendance is now recorded (Manual, Student Check In)
  • Qwickly Attendance: Users can now click the heading of a column to see more details about the session (including the method of taking attendance and the date it was taken), as well as renaming the column or deleting it.
  • Qwickly Attendance: USB Card Reader support has been added.

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Provides a fix in which cloud service icons would not show in rare cases.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixed an issue in which the session title would auto-complete in browsers, often picking up usernames or other data from the browser

Version 3.5 - 10.11.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.5:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Easier set up of OneDrive for Business, merged OneDrive for Business and OneDrive Personal.  Now uses Microsoft official OneDrive file picker.  Resolves some linking issues created by use of Microsoft's old API.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Allow System Administrators who are not enrolled in a course to access the Attendance tool (no need to self-enroll into the course to troubleshoot issues).
  • Qwickly Attendance: Added the option to round grades to the nearest whole number based on client request.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Added total number of sessions to the Absences column heading

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolves an issues in which instructors could not edit the attendance record of a student with an apostrophe (') in his/her name
  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolves an issue that would not allow an instructor to delete an attendance column if grade center integration was turned off
  • Qwickly Attendance: Increased the reliability and compatibility with Starfish Retention export.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Validates course settings to prevent settings errors that could break the tools if an instructor enters invalid settings.

Version 3.4.7 - 9.6.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.4.7:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Enhancements to gradebook syncing.  Attendance record syncs to grade center when attendance records are edited, deleted, or when the settings for how grades should be calculated changes.
  • Qwickly Attendance: The attendance record now shows an indicator if there is a comment for a record.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Users will receive a warning if they attempt to take attendance more than once in a minute (attendance can only be taken once per minute).
  • Qwickly Attendance: System Administrators can now hide build in statuses so that end users can not use them.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Instructors can hide system statuses if desired to user only their own (system admin can control this feature).
  • Qwickly Attendance: System admins can now change the default values of Present and Absent (grade value and absent value).
  • Qwickly Attendance: Starfish exporter included for Beta schools.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Qwickly version number is now included in Attendance Settings for better end user support.

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolves an issue in which instructors using Safari on the MacOS could not start a check in period.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Attendance record screen now shows a message when there are no records instead of a blank screen.
  • Qwickly Plus: Resolves an issue in which setting a start/end date for announcement would create an announcement with the date of Nov 1, 1970.

Version 3.4.6 - 7.21.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.4.6:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixes an issue in which system admin settings for Student Check in were not overriding course settings.

Version 3.4.5 - 7.7.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.4.5:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixes an issue which would cause course-level setting to appear to not save and error out.

Version 3.4.4 - 7.6.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.4.4:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Plus: Organization Availability can now be controlled in the Course Availability tool.

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixes an issue  in which grading attendance per session would award students an extra point in the grade center.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Changes the default grade center column display to points.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Made adjustments to the alert that Attendance has already been taken for today so it is less confusing.

Version 3.4.3 - 6.27.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.4.3:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixes an issue in which instructors could not properly set the attendacne status for usernames containing a period.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixed an issue in which students could not check in if they had no previous attendance record.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolved an issue that could occur using a comma to seperate decimals from whole numbers in percent of Absence and percent of points.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Students that are disabled or unavailable in the course no longer show up in the attendance list.

Version 3.4.2 - 6.23.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.4.2:

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Added an indicator on the take attendance screen to let you know that you've already taken attendance for that day.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Added feature explanations to the Attendance Settings screen to improve user understanding of options.

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixes an issue that would some times cause an edited status to not appear to save in the attendance record.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixed an issue that would cause a crash if a non-numeric character was entered in the timer setting.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixed an issue that would allow students to check in after timer closed if the student was on the check in screen before the timer ended but checked in after check-in had closed.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Corrected on screen text that told students they needed to enter a PIN for check in, even if it was not required.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Improved accessibility requirements on the Attendance Settings screen.

Version 3.4.1 - 6.21.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.4.1:

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Instructors can now update the attendance status and comments of an attendance record.

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Naming an attendance sessions now works correctly.

Version 3.4 - 6.17.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.4:


PLEASE NOTE - Qwickly 3.4 includes a brand new version of Qwickly Attendance which preserves the old version as well. The new version is called Qwickly Attendance and the old version is called Qwickly Take Attendance.  We strongly recommend turning off Qwickly Take Attendance if you've never deployed it to faculty to avoid confusion. The old version was left in to preserve compatibilty during a transition period, but future releases will remove Qwickly Take Attendance Completely.  Please move forward using Qwickly Attendance when possible.  For more support on which tool to deploy see Qwickly Attendance Support.

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Attendance: System Admin can now control which features of Qwickly Attendance instructors can use (.
  • Qwickly Attendance: There is a new built in attendance status called Excused which exempts the student from being counted that day as being absent but does not aware the student any points for the date.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Custom attendance statuses - both system admins and instructors can make custom attendance statuses that have points and absence values associated with them.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Improved user interface.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Customizable email alerts from instructors.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Comments associated with an attendance record.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Support for unlimited number of attendance sessions in a day.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Attendance sessions can now be labeled.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Added the ability to delete a session.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Faster setup with in the course the first time the tool is used by an instructor.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Absence and point statistics in the attendance record.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Improved accessibility including an all new accessibility mode for taking attendance.

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Plus: Fixes an issue in long assignment names would disrupt the display in the assignment list.
  • Resolved an issue in which the text editor in Qwickly could create errors when linking to other pages on the same domain as the Blackboard installation in use.

Version 3.3 - 4.26.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.3:

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Instructors can now choose to only see available courses in Needs Grading using user settings.
  • Qwickly Attendance: System Admin statistics now show the number of courses using Qwickly Attendance.
  • Qwickly Plus: Instructors can now post the same piece of content to multiple courses, but choose different content areas for each course.  This applies to posting content/documents, Posting Weblinks and creating assignments.

Fixes:

  • Fixes an issue in which Post Announcements did not work in Blackboard SaaS.
  • Fixes an issue in which creating new content areas did not work in Blackboard SaaS.
  • Removed the ability for users to create a calendar event with an end date before the start date, which would create errors.

Version 3.2.1 - 4.4.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.2.1:

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Qwickly: Performance enhancements to Send Email and Post Announcement (email sending).  Emails are now sent in bulk via BCC instead of individually for each user, resulting in email performance enhancements at the server level.
  • Qwickly: Announcement Email receipts to instructors are now consolidated into a single email receipt.
  • Qwickly: Expanded support for additonal language/character sets.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Fix to allow Qwickly Take Attendance to be turned off as a course tool by System Admins.
  • Qwickly Plus: Smarter Content Content Area selector: when selecting a content area to deploy content, user will only see content areas of selected courses.

Version 3.2 - 3.9.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.2:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Export to CSV
  • Qwickly Attendance: Instructors can now add dates in the past or future for attendance
  • Qwickly Attendance: User experience enhancements for the attendance record screen.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Student Check-In now features the option to generate a check-in code for each check-in period and a timer to automatically close check-in after a specified number of minutes.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are using Qwickly Attendance in production, version 3.2 is not backward compatible with Qwickly Attendance in versions prior to 3.2.  We highly recommend NOT upgrading mid-semester on a production system.

Version 3.1.4 - 2.3.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.1.4:

Fixes:

  • Resolves an issues in version 3.1.3 in which the tool version of Qwickly would not work.

Version 3.1.3 - 2.2.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.1.3:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Instructors can now edit the attendance record and modify previous dates record.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Instructors can now filter attendance record to see an individual user record (either type username in the filter box or simply click the username)

Fixes:

  • Fixes an issue where the Allow Asynchronous Loading checkbox in the module setting had to be unchecked for the module to load correctly.
  • New method for counting ungraded items in Needs Grading should reduce system resource needs and show more accurate Needs Grading indicators.

Version 3.1.2 - 1.22.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.1.2:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance: System Admin can now select custom roles to use Qwickly Attendance in courses.
  • Qwickly Attendance: System Admin can now restrict the ability for users to Reset All Attendance (System Admin role is still able to reset attendance in a course).

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Miscellaneous error fixes for overall usability enhancement.

Version 3.1.1 - 1.15.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.1.1:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolves an issues in which students might not be displayed in alphabetical order.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixes grammar in alert email generated to students.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Fixes an issues that would show an error on the attendance record page when no attendance had been taken.
  • Qwickly Attendance: Resolves an error that occurred when an instructor would end a check in period before any students had checked in.
  • Miscellaneous Bug fixes for installation.

Version 3.1 - 1.8.2016

The following changes have been made for version 3.1:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Attendance: Simple graded attendance support. Find out more...
  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Instructors can now link out to a document in the cloud when creating cloud assignments

Version 3.0.3 - 12.7.2015

The following changes have been made for version 3.0.3:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Resolves an issues in which creating Cloud Assignments prompted you for required points possible, even if you had entered a value.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes.

Version 3.0.2 - 11.23.2015

The following changes have been made for version 3.0.2:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Qwickly Link Cloud File Mashup Tool now supports OneDrive For Business.
  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Google Drive now supports domain limiting sharing. When a link is shared to a course using Qwickly, system admins can choose to have permissions limited to the institution's domain (requires Google for Education)
  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Qwickly Upload Cloud Content course tool more closesly resembles adding a content item.
  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Qwickly Cloud Assignment course tool more closesly resembles creating a Blackboard Assignment.

 

Fixes:

  • The tool version of Qwickly has performance enhancements and a new loading screen to reduce user frustration.
  • Resolves an issues in which OneDrive For Business file picker did not work for IE 11.

Version 3.0.1 - 11.2.2015

The following changes have been made for version 3.0.1:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: OneDrive for Business file picker enhancements: includes new specific file type icons, now shows file sizes in MB.
  • Users Settings Redesign.

 

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Plus: Submit Assignment more accurately omits unsupported assignment submission types.

Version 3.0 - 10.21.2015

The following changes have been made for version 3.0:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: OneDrive for Business is now supported as a cloud storage repository.
  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Force file storage into Google Drive. Allows system admins to force files uploaded using the Qwickly module to be uploaded to Google Drive and linked to automatically, instead of being stored on the Blackboard Server.
  • Qwickly Plus: Create Calendar Post.

Version 2.9.3 - 10.19.2015

The following changes have been made for version 2.9.3:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Improves compatibility with OneDrive (Persona Accounts) file linking.
  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Resolves a situations where Google Docs permissions where not changed when being shared.
  • Improves compatability with Blackboard web services.

Version 2.9.2 - 9.21.2015

The following changes have been made for version 2.9.2:

New Features & Enhancements:

  • Qwickly Plus Cloud: Submitted Assignment screen for Cloud Assignment now shows Grade and Feedback for graded attempts.
  • Qwickly Plus: System Admins may now designate the default content area that appears where content area selection is relevant.
  • Qwickly Plus: System Admins may choose to automatically open the Course Availability tab when the module loads.
  • There is now a link to the Qwickly Settings on the module for system admins.
  • Compatibility with Screen Reading software improved.
  • User settings now appear in the popup screen for improved user experience and will only show relevant tools.

 

Fixes:

  • Email Instructor wil no longer allow a student to email instructor in unavailable courses.
  • Students using Email Instructor will correctly see the child courses of a merged course instead of the master course.
  • The tool version of Post Announcement will correctly send an email if you select that option.

Version 2.9 - 7.29.2015

The following changes have been made for version 2.9:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Plus: Submit Assignment app for Students added. Students can submit assignments from the Qwickly module.
  • Qwickly Plus: Create Assignments. Instructors can create an assignment from the Qwickly module and deploy it to multiple courses.
  • Qwickly Plus: Qwickly Cloud Assignment Course Tool. Instructors can create an assignment from within the course and collect document from cloud services.

Version 2.8.4 - 6.9.2015

The following changes have been made for version 2.8.4:

Fixes:

  • Course Availability toggle now works again for non-System Admin users.
  • Sets an an absolute maximum height for course availability tool so that very long course lists are contained in a smaller area.

Version 2.8.3 - 5.7.2015

The following changes have been made for version 2.8.3:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Plus: Post content tool now respects the file upload limit set in the bb-config.properties file.
  • Improved code handling of common tasks.
  • Miscellaneous speed improvements.
  • Improved error messaging in certain cases.

Version 2.8.1 - 4.7.2015

The following changes have been made for version 2.8.1:

New Features:

  • Allows announcement text to be displayed right to left (for Arabic text).
  • Users can now hide unavailable courses in their list of courses in Post Announcements, Post Content (Qwickly Plus), Post Link (Qwickly Plus), and Send Email.

 

Fixes:

  • Improves reliability of the visual text editor in Post Announcements
  • Fixes issues with a situation that could cause blank announcements to be posted.

Version 2.8 - 2.16.2015

The following changes have been made for version 2.8:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Plus: Cloud Link Mashup for Blackboard. Allows faculty and students to link to cloud documents via any visual text editor in Blackboard using a Mashup.

 

Fixes:

  • Bug fixes and improvements in reliability in tools.

Version 2.7.3 - 12.19.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.7.3:

New Features:      

  • Qwickly Plus: End Date can be chosen for announcements. 


Fixes:

  • Qwickly Plus:Increases CSS compatibilty with Google Drive.
  • Resolves an issue in which Arabic characters would not properly display in announcements created in Qwickly.
  • Resolves an issue in which the plus character would not properly display in announcements created in Qwickly.
  • Modernizes javascript functions for future compatability.

Version 2.7.2 - 11.24.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.7.2:

New Features:

  • When sending email to multiple courses a user can choose to receive a single email receipt or an email receipt for each course.

 

Fixes:

  • Increases the z-index of the Qwickly interface to avoid certain conflicts with the Blackboard interface.

Version 2.7.1 - 10.28.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.7.1:

Fixes:      

  • Qwickly Plus: Resolves an issue that caused the Send Group Email interface not to show in certain conditions.
  • Changes behavior of Qwickly when a user clicks outside of the Qwickly interface to leave Qwickly. The users work is now saved until they reload the screen or switch Qwickly apps.

Version 2.7 - 10.21.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.7:

New Features:

  • System admins can control which custom course roles have access to all Qwickly Apps.
  • Qwickly Plus: System admins can control which custom course roles have access to individual Qwickly Apps.

 

Fixes:

  • Bug fixes and improvements in reliability in tools.

Version 2.6.9 - 10.6.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.6.9:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Plus: Improves reliability connecting to cloud storage systems.

Version 2.6.8 - 9.8.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.6.8:

Fixes:

  • Resolves an issue in which non-merged courses would not display in Qwickly below merged courses in the course list.

Version 2.6.7 - 8.20.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.6.7:

Fixes:

  • Improves compatability with April 2014 Release of Blackboard.
  • Improves compatability with Internet Explorer 10 and 11 for tool version of Qwickly.
  • Restores top frame of Blackboard for tool version, course tool version and System Admin Settings screen.

Version 2.6.5 - 8.4.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.6.5:

New Features:

  • System admins can now turn off the ability to email announcements.
  • Qwickly Plus: Post Announcement Tool now has a Date Picker for scheduling announcements in the future.
  • Qwickly Plus: Courses that are controlled by term availability are now able to be made available/unavailable using Qwickly.
  • Qwickly Plus: Post Content and Post Link have been separated into two separate apps.
  • Qwickly Plus: Files from cloud sources can now be linked to instead of copied into Blackboard. (This can be disabled at the System Admin level) 

 

Fixes:

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and UI enhancements.
  • Qwickly Plus: Enhanced the reliability of cloud service request system.

Version 2.6 - 6.4.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.6:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Plus: New Student Tool added: Send Email to Groups. Tool allows students to send emails to Group Members in Courses and Organizations.

 

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Plus: Resolves an issue that would prevent emailing a file attached from the local file system.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and UI enhancements.

Version 2.5.3 - 5.13.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.5.3:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Plus: Allows files to be chosen from Box (Cloud Storage) when using Post Content tool.
  • Qwickly Plus: Allows files to be chosen from Box (Cloud Storage) when attaching a file to an email using the Send Email tool. 

 

Fixes:

  • Resolves an issue in which individual tools deployed as Blackboard tools had display issues.
  • Resolves an issue in which text editors would not load into tools when the Qwickly Toolset was deployed as a Blackboard tool.

Version 2.5 - 4.10.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.5:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Plus: Adds Upload Cloud Content course tool, allowing faculty to add files from courses like normal Blackboard items.
  • Visual Text Editor has been added to Post Announcement Tool and Post Content tool allowing announcements and content items to have descriptions with rich text.
  • User Interface has been optimized so smaller screens can use cancel and submit buttons on action overlays
  • References to Microsoft SkyDrive have been replaced with OneDrive to align with Microsoft branding.

Version 2.4.8 - 4.9.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.4.8:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Plus: Files with spaces that are added from cloud services now work, spaces are converted to underscores.
  • Resolves an issue where individual user settings would not save in certain situations.

Version 2.4.7 - 4.7.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.4.7:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Plus: Allows content to be added to courses in systems that do not have the Blackboard Content System.
  • Qwickly Plus: Allows users who are leaders in organizations but not instructors in any course to see Qwickly tools that apply for organization leaders.

Version 2.4.5 - 3.22.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.4.5:

Fixes:

  • Resolves an issue that caused the Select All and Clear All options in a course selection list to freeze the rest of the selections and prevent the tool from working, resulting in a message that at least one course needs to be selected.

Version 2.4.4 - 3.19.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.4.4:

Fixes:

  • Resolves an issue that could prevent Qwickly from sending emails or posting announcements to courses that had been "unselected" and then reselected in the course selection list.

Version 2.4.3 - 3.11.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.4.3:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Plus: Resolves an issue in which files added to multiple courses could display as 404 errors (Not found) for all but the first course to which the file was added.

Version 2.4.2 - 2.27.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.4.2:

Fixes:

  • Qwickly Plus: Resolves an issue that could cause files added to courses using the Post Content Tool to not be viewable by students.

Version 2.4.1 - 2.6.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.4.1:

Fixes:   

  • Resolves an issue where the Post Content Tool would not launch in Qwickly if an instructor had any content area that contained an apostrophe.
  • Fixes an issue where the needs grading tool would sometimes omit ungraded items.

Version 2.4 - 1.29.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.4:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Plus: Allows files to be chosen from SkyDrive when using Post Content tool.
  • Qwickly Plus: Allows files to be chosen from SkyDrive when attaching a file to an email using the Send Email tool.
  • Qwickly Plus: Users can now add descriptions to links when they are using the Post Content tool.
  • New option for System Admins to filter courses that show in Qwickly by Available Term instead off Course ID Filter.  This option will show only courses that are in available terms in Qwickly’s toolset.

 


Fixes:

  • Qwickly Course Availability tool will no longer show courses that are controlled by term availability.
  • Fixes the Needs Grading indicator showing 'incorrect' number of items needing graded. Grades that are over-riden are now being counted as "graded".
  • Faculty who are unavailable in a course are no longer able to see those courses in Qwickly tools.
  • Resolves an issue where certain "special characters" would make posted announcements show up with blank announcement bodies.
  • Announcement that are entered as multi-line announcements will now show up correctly.

Version 2.3 - 1.8.2014

The following changes have been made for version 2.3:

New Features:

  • Qwickly Plus: Allows files to be chosen from GoogleDrive when using Post Content tool.
  • Qwickly : Allows files to be chosen from GoogleDrive when attaching a file to an email using the Send Email tool.
  • Changes Qwickly feedback button on the module to link to the Qwickly Submit Help Ticket form. This change was made so users, especially students, did not think they were emailing their instructors using the Feedback form.

 

Fixes:

  • Makes saving admin settings more reliable.
  • Resolves an issue in which saving settings did not work when upgrading to version 2.2

Version 2.2 - 11.21.2013

The following changes have been made for version 2.2:

New Feautres:

  • Qwickly Plus: Allows files to be chosen from Dropbox when using Post Content tool.
  • Qwickly Plus: Allows files to be chosen from Dropbox when attaching a file to an email using the Send Email tool. 

 

Fixes:

  • Improves email address handling, prevents an error that occurs when a student does not have an email address.

Version 2.1.1 - 11.13.2013

The following changes have been made for version 2.1.1:

Fixes:

  • Resolves an issue in which Qwickly Mobile would not appear consitently.

Version 2.1 - 10.2.2013

The following changes have been made for version 2.1:

New Features:

  • Allows an instructor to attach a file to an email using the Send Email tool.
  • Supports upgrade to Qwickly
  • License method changes, institutions no longer have to download multiple versions of the Building Block for different Blackboard installations.  Institutions will use a single Qwickly ID for all installations of Qwickly.  Institutions generate their Qwickly ID during the installation process.

Version 2.0.3 - 9.17.2013

The following changes have been made for version 2.0.3:

Fixes:

  • Resolved an issue in which the tool version of Qwickly did not load tools. (This did not effect the module version)

Version 2.0.2 - 9.12.2013

The following changes have been made for version 2.0.2:

Fixes:

  • The Send Email Tool no longer sends emails to users who have the status of unavailable in a course.
  • Student Send Email Tool no longer allows students to send email to instructors of courses that are unavailable.
  • Student Send Email Tool no longer allows students who have the status of unavailable in a course to email instructors of that course.
  • The Qwickly action overlay is now higher on the screen, allowing users of computers with lower resolutions to see the submit button at the bottom of the overlay.

Version 2.0 - 7.15.2013

The following changes have been made for version 2.0:

New Features:

  • Receipt Screens for send email and post announcement.  Users now get confirmation that their action has been completed.

 

Enhancements and Fixes:

  • Addresses an issue in which courses with a period in their course id did not appear to toggle availability.
  • Fixed a bug that would prevent an email to be sent out when a user opted to send an accouncement as an e-mail.

Version 1.3 - 6.14.2013

The following changes have been made for version 1.3:

New Features:

  • Adds the Email Instructor tool: Allows a student to send an email to all instructors of multiple courses at once.

 

Enhancements and Fixes:

  • Addresses issues that prevented Qwickly Settings from showing up after upgrading from an older version of Qwickly.
  • Installation of Qwickly is more reliable.
  • Resolves an issue in which Internet Explorer would block "insecure" content.
  • Fixes an issue where all courses where avaialble but Make Course available tool would still show up because child courses of a merged course were still unavailable.

Version 1.2.3 - 6.7.2013

The following changes have been made for version 1.2.3:

Enhancements and Fixes:

  • Fixes major display issues that occur in Internet Explorer when Qwickly is being used as a Tool Panel tool for Post Announcements and Send Email
  • Provides more accurate error messages if no tools show up for a user.
  • Handles enabling and disabling user preferences correctly. (If a system admin disables user preferences, all tools that have been deployed will now show, instead of 'freezing' the preferences the user had chosen before the system admin disabled user preferences.

Version 1.2.2 - 6.5.2013

The following changes have been made for version 1.2.2:

Fixes:

  • Fixes an issue where certain tools showed erroneously.
  • Improves reliability of posting announcements to courses.

Version 1.2.1 - 6.3.2013

The following changes have been made for version 1.2.1:

Enhancements and Fixes:

  • Fixes an issue when tools that were deployed as individual Tool Panel tools appeared to not work (even though they had succeed).
  • Resolves an issue where checkboxes for 'Course Availability' toggle did not show in System Admin Settings.

Version 1.2 - 5.28.2013

The following changes have been made for version 1.2:

New Features:

  • Qwickly can now be deployed as individual tools in the Blackboard Learn™ Tool Panel. Four Tools now exist: Qwickly (all tool features in one option), Qwickly Course Availability, Qwickly Post Announcement, and Qwickly Email. You can use any or all tools.
  • Course Availability tool: System admins can elect to deploy  the Course Availability tool in place of Make Course Available.  Course Availability allows instructors to toggle their courses from Unavailable to Available and back to Unavailable at anytime.

 

Enhancements and Fixes:

  • Qwickly now handles merged courses correctly. Only the 'master' course will show up in tools now instead of the master course plus all the child courses.  Instructors will no longer be able to accidentally make child courses available.
  • Course IDs now show up in Make Course Available tool.
  • Enhanced Visuals for making courses available.  
  • Settings and Feedback buttons for instructors are now less obnoxious.
  • The Qwickly Settings Panel has been greatly enhanced for ease of use and functionality.
  • Various Performance and UI/UX enhancements.

Version 1.1.2 - 5.16.2013

The following changes have been made for version 1.1.2:

  • Resolves an issue in which confirmation text would show up in the needs grading badge after certain tools were used.
  • Adds Cancel Button to Settings Page (Settings for System Admins)
  • Resolves an issue in which checkbox selections next to tool settings would not appear in System Admin Settings in certain versions of Internet Explorer.
  • Enhancements to Submit Feedback form.
  • Addresses some visual issues in Internet Explorer
  • Adds Cancel button for Users in the Feedback form and User Settings
  • Improved visibility of User Settings and Feedback buttons
  • Improved the reliability of installation of Qwickly.
  • Various Performance and UI/UX enhancements.

Version 1.1 - 5.2.2013

The following changes have been made for version 1.1:

  • Qwickly can now be deployed as a tool in the Blackboard Tool Panel for institutions that do not have the Community Engagement System.
  • Qwickly now accepts multiple Semester Codes so admins can target more than one set of courses at a time.  Separate each semester code with a semi-colon with no spaces between codes.
  • Resolves an issue where an email confirmation would show up in the needs grading badge.

Version 1.0.5 - 4.26.2013

The following changes have been made for version 1.0.5:

  • Resolves an issue that occurred with certain tools not functioning when Qwickly was installed on a tab that was customizable to the user
  • Resolved: Organizations would show up in course listings under certain circumstances.
  • Various Performance and UI/UX enhancements.

Version 1.0.3 - 4.17.2013

The following changes have been made for version 1.0.3:

  • Added User Preferences: Users can turn tools on and off from the module.
  • Admin Controls for User Preferences: Admins can enable or disable User Preferences.
  • Admin Feedback for Qwickly: Admins can submit feedback directly to Qwickly Developers through the Qwickly Settings Pane.
  • User Feedback for Qwickly: Users can submit feeback about Qwickly to an e-mail address set by system admin.
  • Admin Controls for User Feedback for Qwickly: Admins can enable or disable User Feedback and control which e-mail address feedback is sent to.
  • Installation Guide was added to Qwickly Settings Pane.