Date available on Pearson VUE Hosted Server: May 1st 2017
Potential date available for Remote Deployment Installations: May 15th 2017
Why is there a delay of releases for remote deployment installations?
There is usually a slight delay of releases for remote deployment installations while code is compiled and packaged into an installer package.
Are any import templates affected in this release?
There are no changes to import files in this release.
This list is a summary of planned changes for the release and the final list of changes included may be different. Please check back after the release date for the complete list of changes included.
What new things are in this release?
To view a short Video of the new things in this release, please click HERE to watch it, and if you have questions, please contact your Application Consultant.
Please be sure to review the Known Issues page to see a list of any continuing defects seen in the application HERE.
Patch Release - Please see details below Updates and New Features.
Updates and New Features
|When does this happen?||Outcome|
|Generate QTI package > export||Project Manager||Include items from delivery template item bank. Will now be able to break up question review into multiple review forms (split by question count).|
Create Exam Form -> Generate QTI package -> Export) and change my export options to:
|Items are included from the delivery template item bank and able to have multiple review forms, split by question count.||Enhancement|
|Generate QTI package > Export||Project Manager||Enable review form export||Able to generate a basic form containing all the questions on my exam in question ID order, so I can quickly review the content against the original source material that got imported. When exporting select the "Generate question review form" for export options.|
A question review form is generated when exporting.
|Generate QTI package > Export||Project Manager||Split review forms by question count||When exporting select the "Generate question review form" and the "Divide into <input> questions per review form". The <input> field can be up to 4 numeric characters (0-9)||Enhancement|
|Manage > Project bank > Retrieve Questions, select 2000+ questions and click 'Generate Report'||Project Manager||Remove 2000 question limit error from User Interface||The ability to generate a custom report for more than 2000 questions successfully.||No longer will receive an error stating to select 2000 questions and preventing to ability to proceed to generate a Custom report, Blueprint Validation Angoff Information by Item and Question longitudinal analysis.||Enhancement|
|Admin > View||Administrator||Show all Admin users in the View tab||As an Administrator, the ability to view all Admin users via the View Tab is now available.||Enhancement|
|Admin > Modify||Administrator||Ability to modify Admin account data through the Admin portal||Ability to modify Administrator username and email, ensuring the latest identifiable data is stored.||Enhancement|
|Admin > Add||Administrator||Ability to create Admin account through the Admin portal||Ability to create another administrator account, thus granting access to the Admin portal.|
Ability to create the following:
|Admin > View||Administrator|
Remove item bank from item bank manager
|As an Administrator, the ability to disable ItemBank Manager and remove the item bank from the ItemBank Manager.||Enhancement|
|Admin > Modify||Administrator||Disable and replace user, who is the default ItemBank(IB) Manager and default Project Manager||As an Administrator, the ability to disable both the default ItemBank Manager and Project Manager.|
The following will occur:
1) “Replace Itembank Manager” popup should be displayed with following details
2) Display list of “New users” who can be used as a replacement for the user being disabled.
3) Admin user selects “New user” to be used as a replacement for the user being disabled and clicks on Submit button.
4. ED should successfully disable (and replace) the user, expected result is as follows:
|Login Screen||Administrator||Deactivate user after 5 incorrect password attempts||Users that enter their password incorrect on the 5th try, will be locked out of the application||Enhancement|
|Manage > Users||Project Manager||Relabel 'Enabled/Enable' to 'Active/Activate' in User Interface||To have consistency in the terminology around active users, to avoid confusion on the Manage Users page.|
When I click Activate in either of the following areas:
|Manage > Users||Project Manager||Individual user deactivation on manage users page||As a Project Manager, I don't want to be forced to delete write/review/validate assignments when deactivating a user, so that I can limit access to the application without losing work.|
When a user on the Manage Users page is not:
Then I should be able to see a deactivate option in the 'More' menu:
Else I shouldn't see the deactivate option under the 'More' menu
|Manage > Users||Project Manager|
Batch user deactivation on manage users page
As a Project Manager, I don't want to be forced to delete write/review/validate assignments when deactivating a user, so that I can limit access to the application without losing work.
When I click Batch actions:
Then I should be able to see a deactivate option:
|Assign Questions||Project Manger||Restrict new assignments using unsupported search criteria (existing saved search)||As a Project Manager, I want to be able to delete user assignments.|
Given I'm creating a review or validate assignment (Manage -> Users -> Assign Questions)
When I specify an existing saved search that contains criteria NOT included in the following list, and click Save:
Then I should see an error "Unable to assign: the saved search contains the following unsupported criteria: <comma separated list of unsupported criteria that was used>."
|Import > Questions||Manager||Unable to import items containing multiple exhibits|
Using the XML template to import items that contain multiple split screen exhibits I am receiving the following errors: Import failed. Please check the error summary listed below.
|Items successfully import.||Fix|
|Manage > Reports > Additional Reports||Manager||Getting unexpected validation errors for some reports (ie - Exam Item stats report and Item stats report)|
When running the specific reports the "Select Analysis Group and Analysis Set are unexpectedly auto set as configured in the Statistic Configuration.
In the Validation process, errors occurred resulting in the report not generating.
|Analysis group/set are now auto populating based on the project level setting and report is generating||Fix|
|Dashboard > Imaging||User with Asset permissions||Imaging tab on dashboard logs user out when selecting draft number|
When a user selects a draft number from the dashboard with the "imagine" tab selected the user gets logged out with an error.
|User is no longer receiving error and Asset search page is accessible||Fix|
Patch Release 7.1704.1
|When does this happen?||Outcome|
|Write Questions||Item Writers||Reference Autocomplete search not returning references||When attempting to add the reference to a new item or when modifying an item, the existing reference does not populate in the select reference box and the following message appears "Many more than 50 references were found. Continue to refine the search."||Patch Release coming soon||Fix|