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Buzz Release Notes (2022-03-31; v3.0.277 & v3.0.278) - New Assessment themes!

Ryan Richins
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A round-up of all improvements and changes to the Buzz platform in version v3.0.277 available on March 31, 2022.

Note: We released an additional update on Friday (4/1/2022) to correct an issue introduced by this original release (3/31/2022).

Coming soon to Buzz!

We announce significant upcoming features and changes in a standalone Coming soon article that appears at the top of the What's new section.  

Check out what’s coming soon to Buzz!

New Assessment themes!

Easily create branded Assessment themes that you can apply to any assessment in your course! Buzz's Assessment themes allow you to apply overall assessment layout, background images, question numbering styles, question dividers, headers, and footers.

Teachers and other course authors can create themes in Course settings.

Use QuickNav to easily search descendent domains

Admins can now place the ~ symbol after the search symbols for domain ($), course (%), or user (@) in front of search content in the QuickNav tool to search the current domain and all descendent domains for those types of results.

  • Example for domain: $~Cedar District
  • Example for course: %~Geometry
  • Example for user: @~Jamie

Student Accommodation option to always allow SpeechStream

We have added a new Accommodations option that allows admins to always allow a student to use SpeechStream tools during assessments.

Updates

In this release, we also:

  • Configured the Help widget to discontinue  use cookies.
  • Improved styling of the QuickNav tool. 
  • Changed the User activity report label from Domain user inactivity to Domain users not logged in to help clarify which users appear in the report.

Fixes

In this release, we also:

  • Improved dark color scheme styling on various screens. 
  • Resolved an issue with incorrectly formatting the Course term in Course details of the Admin App when school years were not defined.

APIs

Updates in version 2022.4.1.331.

Additions, Removal, or Changes:

  • GetRole,  ListRoles: Added various required rights to retrieve role information.
  • Item Data: A new attribute, theme, to define the settings and resources for an activity theme.

Fixes:

  • None.
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