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 +==== Open eClass Platform - CHANGES ==== 
 +
 +=== Open eClass 3.4 ===
 +
 +  * Support of Open Meetings and WebConf.
 +  * Teleconference assignment in specific courses.
 +  * Support of multiple chat rooms in '​Chat'​.
 +
 +
 +=== Open eClass 3.3 ===
 +
 +  * Upgrading the recording mechanism of user actions.
 +  * Upgrading statistical reporting platform.
 +  * Upgrading of user authentication mechanisms through CAS, LDAP, Shibboleth.
 +  * Add new functionality to the user groups.
 +  * Add users automatic recording mechanism on the platform using rules.
 +  * Improvements Assessment subsystems “Tasks”,​ “Exercises” and “Questionnaires”.
 +  * Enhancements to the management tools of the platform.
 +  * Improvements in accessibility (Accessibility - WCAG 2.0 AA).
 +
 +=== Open eClass 3.2 ===
 +
 +  * Suport for External Tools e.g. Google ​ Analytics, Antivirus, Firewall, Auto Judge, Google Drive, DropBox, OneDrive etc.
 +  * New methods of user authentication (using Hybrid Auth Library).
 +  * Add custom profile fields during user registration.
 +  * Multiple improvements in users groups. Group settings are now group-wide (and not course-wide).
 +  * Add support for abuse report.
 +  * Multiple improvements during user request in a closed course.
 +  * Improvements in course home layout.
 +  * Improvements in Gradebook and Attendance Book.
 +  * Improvements in "​Assignments",​ "​Exercises"​ and "​Polls"​.
 +  * Improvements in Admin tools.
 +  * Improvements in mail messages format.
 +  * Improvements in accessibility.
 +
 +=== Open eClass 3.1 ===
 +
 +  * Course'​s completion certification support.
 +  * Supporting actions completion bonus (badges).
 +  * Improvements in “Attendance” and “Gradebook”.
 +  * Improvements in "​Exercises"​ and "​Assignments"​.
 +  * Improvements in "​Ebook"​.
 +  * Improvements in "​Questionnaire"​.
 +  * User Blog.
 +  * Improvements in administration tool.
 +  * Improvements in accessibility. (confront with WCAG 2.0).
 +  * New and enhanced themes.
 +
 +=== Open eClass 3.0 ===
 +
 +  * Redesign Portfolio user
 +  * Redesign user interfaces
 +  * New “Gradebook” subsystem
 +  * New “attendance form” subsystem
 +  * New “Course Blog” subsystem
 +  * Functional interface with the Contemporary eLearning platform Big Blue Button (BBB)
 +  * Redesign Portfolio user
 +  * Redesign user interfaces
 +  * Incorporating Web 2.0 tools
 +  * Support Protocol OAI-PMH
 +  * Integrating new search engine
 +  * Tour Classes at new hierarchical structure
 +  * Support metadata courses according to the standard ECTS-CDS
 +  * Upgrade assessment tools
 +  * Upgrade communication and collaboration tools
 +
 +=== Open eClass 2.11 ===
 +
 +  * Improvements to Questionnaires (Anonymous Questionnaire,​ Cloning, Initialisation and Results CSV export)
 +  * Enhancements to Multimedia (Multimedia resource categories)
 +  * Course citation support
 +  * Improvements to Exercises (add Student ID and support of original text formatting into exercise questions)
 +  * Improvements in User Groups Tool (add Student ID)
 +  * Upgrade PHP cash library
 +  * Improvements in mobile applications Android & iOS
 +  * Improvements in platform'​s mobile API
 +  * General UI and MainLib improvements
 +
 +
 +=== Open eClass 2.10 ===
 +
 +  * Added option for linked files in subsystem “Documents”
 +  * Added to create a new HTML documents inside the Course
 +  * Added paging and search option for all mailing lists, announcements,​ courses and users of the platform
 +  * Support of the IMS and CP specification
 +  * Improvement in subsystem “Course Information”
 +  * Improvements in subsystem “Messaging”
 +  * Improvements in subsystem “Exercises”
 +  * Improvements in subsystem “Questionnaires”
 +  * Improvements in subsystem “Tasks”
 +  * Improvements in Course metadata import form
 +  * Improvements / corrections Mobile API
 +  * Mobile application for Android mobile devices
 +  * Improvements in Mobile App for iOS devices
 +
 +
 +=== Open eClass 2.9 ===
 +
 +  * Improvements in "​Dropbox"​.
 +  * Improvements in "​Exercises"​.
 +  * Improvements in course registration.
 +  * Improvements in "​Learning Path".
 +  * Improvements in user authentication via external database.
 +  * Changes in directories structure.
 +  * Improvements in mobile API.
 +
 +
 +=== Open eClass 2.8 ===
 +
 +  * Improvements in Dropbox. Added support for message exchange between users.
 +  * Add "Bulk User Accout Deletion” in Admin Tools.
 +  * Add "​Multiple Course Creation"​ in Admin Tools.
 +  * Improvements in "​Multimedia"​.
 +  * Add course metadataς CDM - ECTS.
 +  * Support for course license registration.
 +  * Support for viewing a document resource only in registered course (even it is an open course).
 +  * Support for optional password in open course.
 +  * Support for GUnet Open Courses.
 +  * Add new user role (Open Course Reviewer).
 +
 +
 +=== Open eClass 2.7 ===
 +
 +
 +  * New subsystem "//​Common Docs//"​ -- Funcionality added to Admin tools and Documents.
 +  * Add "Bulk User Accout Creation"​ in Admin Tools.
 +  * Support for second email address in student accounts.
 +  * Improvements in "​Assignments"​.
 +  * Improvements in "​Exercises"​. ​
 +
 +
 +=== Open eClass 2.6 ===
 +
 +  * Improved course registration functionality. ​
 +  * Various security enhancements. ​
 +  * Added check on file uploading through a list of accepted File Types (global whitelist).
 +  * Added a list of accepted File Types for uploading per user (per user whitelist).
 +  * Added administrator tool for merging user accounts ​
 +  * Added new multi user deletion tool with criteria. ​
 +  * Configuration settings for user account registration / request (student / teacher).
 +  * '​Search'​ module can be enabled / disabled.
 +  * Teachers and Course administrators can preview all course files within '​Dropbox'​ module. ​
 +  * '​phpMyAdmin'​ tool has been removed. ​
 +  * Italian language support has been added. ​
 +  * French language support has been added.
 +
 +
 +=== Open eClass 2.5 ===
 +
 +  * New administrator user roles. Course and user administrator role. Users administrator role.        ​
 +  * New course user role. Assistant professor role.
 +  * User can choose to not receive mails from a course.
 +  * It is possible to require from user, to verify his email address during registration.
 +  * In "​Assignments"​ teacher can define assignment with time and date deadlines.
 +  * Fix some bugs in "​Exercises"​ and "​Assignments"​.
 +  * In "​Exercises"​ teacher can create exercises with existing random questions.
 +  * In "​Video",​ videos can appear in pop up window inside the browser. ​
 +  * New theme added (ocean).
 +  * Added German translation.
 +  * Improved online help. 
 +
 +
 +
 +=== Open eClass 2.4.1 ===
 +
 +  * Code reorganization and bug fixes for alternative authentication methods
 +  * Add setting to select automatic registration or going through a request for students logging-in via alternative methods when registration is closed
 +  * Option for the admin to change auth method for a user
 +  * Minor bug fixes for the glossary and video modules
 +
 +
 +=== Open eClass 2.4 ===
 +
 +
 +  * Changed in Template and creation of new themes.
 +  * New module "E Book"
 +  * New module "​Glossary"​.
 +  * Add new login page.
 +  * RSS feed in module "​Announcements"​ and in "Admin Announcements"​.
 +  * Replace xinha html editor with tinymce.
 +  * Various changes in modules "​Documents",​ "​Groups"​ and "​Forums"​.
 +  * Users can now participate in multiple groups.
 +  * Course units can display ebooks .
 +  * Changes in module "​Search"​.
 +  * Add user public profile.
 +  * Changes in Advances user profile.
 +  * Security changes.
 +  * Changes in Admin Tool.
 +  * Users can now download directories (in .zip format) in module "​Document"​.
 +  * Changes in installation wizard.
 +  * Changes in online help.
 +  * Added support for CAS authentication.
 +  * Better support for Shibboleth authentication.
 +  * Add theme '​modern'​ and theme administration.
 +  * Works with PHP version 5.3.
 +  * Works without enabling PHP options register_globals and short_open_tags.
 +  * Works in Mysql Strict Mode.
 +
 +=== Open eClass 2.3 ===
 +
 +  * Support for user authentication via Shibboleth
 +  * Add "​Student view" in Course Home module.
 +  * Add message notification in Forums.
 +  * Support for math symbols in "​Exercises"​ and "​Forums"​.
 +  * Various changes and bug fixing in Administration Tool.
 +  * Define optional course password while creating a course.
 +
 +
 +=== Open eClass 2.2 ===
 +
 +
 +  * Creation of subsystem "​Course units"​. The trainer may organize his course according to learning resources.
 +  * Various corrections in "​Learning Path".
 +  * Added decimal rating in questions exercises. Bug corrected in changing of  order of exercises questions. Added option of displaying (or no) corrected answers after finish of exercise.
 +  * Add statistics in users group.
 +  * Add statistics about time consuming in course in user profile
 +  * Added support for Spanish Language
 +
 +
 +=== Open eClass 2.1.3 ===
 +
 +  * Fix bug in "​Learning Path"
 +  * In "​Announcements"​ mails are submitted per 50 users. Also in config.php if variable $emailAnnounce has been defined all the announcements are carbon copied (cc) there.
 +  * Fix bug in "​Users"​ while saving users list in encoding windows-1253
 +  * Template engine fixes.
 +  * Add pagination in "​Forums"​.
 +  * Don't logout user if he/she tries to access a closed course.
 +  * Changes in "​Dropbox"​. User files are encoded.
 +  * In "​Documents"​ document title is displayed if it has been defined.
 +  * Various fixes in admin tool.
 +  * Fix bug in user portfolio during language selection.
 +  * Add field visibility in "​Agenda"​.
 +  * Creation of table config in main database. Open eClass version being stored there.
 +  * Bug fix in uploading group assignment in "​Assignments"​. Preserve extension .tar.gz in assignment submission.
 +
 +
 +=== Open eClass 2.1.2 ===
 +
 +
 +  * Fix bug in user authentication
 +  * HTML editor added in "​Create Course"​ and "​Course Admin"
 +  * Fix in upgrade process.
 +  * Various fixes
 +
 +
 +
 +=== Open eClass 2.1.1 ===
 +
 +
 +  * Fix bug in "Show old statistics"​.
 +  * Fix bug in "​Search"​ inside a course.
 +  * Fix bug in authentication users via LDAP.
 +  * Fix a compatibility bug in versions Mysql 4.x in "​Forgot your password"​.
 +  * Add subsystem "Login as a different user" in administration tool.
 +  * Various fixes in upgrade process.
 +
 +
 +
 +=== Open eClass 2.1 ===
 +
 +
 +  * New Graphical User Interface
 +  * New "​Learning Path" module compatible with SCORM 1.2 and 2004
 +  * New "​Questionnaire"​module
 +  * New "​Wiki"​ module
 +  * Improved ​ "​Assignments"​ and "​Exercises"​ modules
 +  * Personalized user portfolio ​
 +  * Multilingual support (UTF-8 encoding)
 +  * Math symbols support ​
 +  * New embedded HTML editor
 +  * Alternative user authentication through LDAP, POP3, IMAP and external MySQL DB
 +  * New wizard for courses creating.
 +  * User auditing and user statistics functionalities
 +  * Enhanced "​search"​ facility
 +  * Improved security and new Password encryption ​
 +  * New platform'​s web portal (http://​www.openeclass.org)