1 October 2015

The following information reflects what is new in the edX Platform this week.

Analytics

A course team member can now use the Enrollment API to find out which of his or her courses a particular learner is enrolled in. For more information, see Enrollment API Version 1.0. (OSPR-754)

LMS

Various accessibility-related enhancements were made, including re-engineering the left navigation menu in the courseware. Navigating through sections, subsections and units using the course navigation menu is now significantly improved for keyboard and screen reader users. (AC-76)

Studio

  • You can now configure checkbox, multiple choice, numerical input, and write- your-own-grader problems so that learners can receive partial credit for a problem if they submit an answer that is partly correct. For more information, see Awarding Partial Credit for a Problem. (TNL-3197)
  • For numerical input and text input problems, you can use the Advanced Editor to add text after the response field, including words and symbols. For more information, see Numerical Input Problem and Text Input Problem in the Building and Running an edX Course guide or Numerical Input Problem and Text Input Problem in the Building and Running an Open edX Course guide. (OSPR-804)