Date available on Pearson VUE Hosted Server: August 30th 2017
Potential date available for Remote Deployment Installations: September 15th 2017
There is usually a slight delay of releases for remote deployment installations while code is compiled and packaged into an installer package.
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.
Please be sure to review the Known Issues page to see a list of any continuing defects seen in the application HERE.
Updates and New Features
|When does this happen?||Outcome|
|Examine Questions||Managers||Remove ability to modify correct answers on examine questions page||When trying to modify a items key/correct answer without revision.|
Modifying this content would result in a major change. When examining questions you will no longer be able to change the correct option or save for the following item types:
|Examine Questions||Managers||Show state in user tracking tab based on item bank configuration||When Custom labeling is set changed to another term other that 'Rejected' within the Manage Item Bank configuration, it should be reflected when examining questions and navigating to the User Tracking tab.||The customized 'Reject' terminology will be reflected in the User Tracking tab when the item is rejected.||Enhancement|
|Examine Questions||Managers||Tab persistence on Examine Questions page|
Selecting multiple items for to exam questions, given when selecting one of the following tabs:
When navigating to another question by using the 'Next', 'Previous' or 'Jump To'.
Then the following is desired to occur:
|Tab selection is retained when examining questions for multiple items is and the desired functionality is occurring requested.||Enhancement|
|Add Exam Form||Managers||3rd stage validation on Add Exam for required fields||Creating an Exam Form if any required fields are missing this validation will ensure it meets the rules for saving an exam.|
If any required fields are missing the following notification will be displayed and all relevant missing required fields listed.
'It is not possible to save the form as the following data needs correcting: The following fields do not meet validation rules:'
Errors will occur the following missed required fields:
Add reviewer summary User Interface to assignment service
|As an item reviewer, I want to be able to access the validator summary page at the same time as other users without encountering performance issues.||Reviewer Summary User Interface was added to the assignment service and the item reviewer will no longer experience performance issues.||Enhancement|
|Validate||Item Validator||Add validator summary User Interface to assignment service||As an item validator, I want to be able to access the validator summary page at the same time as other users without encountering performance issues.||Validator Summary User Interface was added to the assignment service and item validator will no longer experience performance issues.||Enhancement|
|Assign Questions||Managers||Modify write assignment||Assigning questions that contain Blueprint and/or Metadata criteria, then when editing any of the criteria (Blueprint, Metadata, Number questions or Due date) for the assignment. Running the Due Date Assignment report should reflect those modifications.||Due Date Assignment Report is now reflecting the correct modifications that were made to the assignment(s).||Enhancement|
|Export QTI Package||Managers||Multiple Choice Multiple Response (MCMR) item with one correct answer is changed to Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) item.||Add a MCMR item that contains only one option to be correct to an exam form then Build the QTI Package. When exporting the item is changed to be a MCQ item with one correct response. This results in the options showing radio buttons for the candidate when the options should display as boxes for a MCMR.||MCMR items are now rendering in the QTI and appearing to the candidate correctly.||Enhancement|
|Review Workflow||Managers||No Scrolling for Review stages|
When you have numerous review stages in a project you are unable to scroll when you are selecting the required review stages for that particular project.
|Scrolling in available on the Review State page||Fix|
|View Collections||Managers||Unable to export collection in word format||When selecting the Word export option for this particular collection the process times out.||Modification to query resolved the process error time out.||Fix|
(Remote Only Clients - Admin Portal)
|Administrators||Exception at : The wait operation timed out when trying to access the Online Users for Admin portal|
Navigating to Users > Online Users an exception error occurs:
You are seeing this because an error occurred in this application. Try one of three options:
|When navigating to Online Users on the Admin Portal, no exception error is no longer occurring.||Fix|
|Build QTI Package||Manager||Issue with Exam Sections (Duplication and placed in the wrong place)||When building the an exam, although all the exam sections have been correctly assigned to the template. When opening the QTI there are random placement.||QTI verification of placeholder settings for sections with same content is working as expected.||Fix|
|View Exam||Manager||Unable to translate exam form||When attempting to translate an exam form in the project to Japanese the following error is presented: "Exam could not be cloned because it contained duplicate item. Project is not configured to add the same item to multiple sections within the same exam." However, the exam form contains no same items in multiple sections.||No longer receiving this error on translated exam forms containing no same items in multiple sections.||Fix|
|Write Question||Item Writer||Enhanced Matching Token, Target and Label box issue|
Issue #1) If you exit out of the properties window for the target, token or label then reopen the properties, the Location will change, sporadically. Possible results could occasionally result in Locations properties changes.
|Whenever any token or target is moved to extreme top positions , then it idents relocate accordingly to top or bottom of the component.||Fix|
|Build QTI Package||Managers||Batch Edit Questions - exhibit warning needed|
Navigating to Create Exam > View Exam and selecting a Exam Form to Build QTI Package that is then exported. Alert message appears:
You are seeing this because an error occurred servicing the current request.
Please quote the error described below when reporting the problem:
An unspecified error has occurred. It is possible you may have been logged out of the system.
|When Exhibits Checkbox is Off from Project setting and while performing batch edit for the Question if Exhibits is added then still "Exam can be Exported" Properly and for Split screen exhibits default value such as Orientation is "Left" text and for Ration is 0.5 should get displayed is Itempool.xml||Fix|
|Project Bank||Manager||Item Similarity Tab appears on Review.aspx||When navigation to the manage-->Project bank area of the tool you will now notice that the tab "Item Similarity" now appears.||Tested with enabling and disabling the license for similarity search and working as expected. Only licensed clients have visibility for this function.||Fix|
|Questions Import||Managers||HTML <li> tags in question import error message|
When importing options with the same texts, an error message is being yielded which contains HTML tags.
These HTML tags are only present when option texts are identical, message went away when user changes one of the two identical option texts.
|Valid error is now being displayed||Fix|
Issue with section list that goes over multiple pages
|Within a project that has more than 10 sections, navigate to another page and edit or change a section and when saving or canceling the list reloads the section will be contained on the 1st page.||Sections are appearing as expected.||Fix|