What's New in ME 1.14

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The list below reflects fixes, changes, and additions that we consider most relevant to end users. The items are organized alphabetically by module (e.g. A&E, Curriculum, Exams, Users). We will continue to edit information pages to reflect these changes and will add links to this page as we are able.

Fixed

  • Assessment and Evaluation

    • Downloading multiple assessments in a zip file giving you the same file multiple times

    • Item responses being incorrectly ordered on forms (e.g. the order you set when creating the item, was not respected in forms)

    • Timeliness of Completion Report - fixed initialization error.

    • Form templates - fixed error stripping formatting in free text Form Instructions section. (relevant to CBME)

  • Clinical Experiences > My Learners

    • Photos on display were mismatched to users

    • Curriculum period selector returned incorrect results

  • Clinical Experiences > Rotation Schedule

    • Rotation schedule was showing events from another user's schedule

    • Scheduled leave from appearing on rotation schedule (learner view)

  • CBME

    • Learners couldn't view all comment details on the CBME dashboard

    • Formatting being stripped from the Form Instructions area (relevant to A&E)

    • Duplicated CV responses on copied CBME form templates (relevant to A&E)

    • EPA Encyclopedia inaccessible from Helpful Links if not faculty with a program affiliation

    • EPAs listed on the interfaces didn't honour stage progression

    • Feedback and concerns displaying to learners when PIN method of completion used

    • Objective fetching wan't organizationally specific for Contextual Variable Responses

  • Manage Cohort

    • Unable to delete a cohort

  • Manage Courses

    • All objectives mappings to be deleted if changes were made on the course edit page

  • Manage Curriculum

    • Error when generating blocks caused by daylight savings time

  • Curriculum Search

    • Advanced search option not looking within files attached to events

  • Curriculum Matrix

    • Last two tags in set would never display

  • Manage Events

    • Learners on the attendance list even if their account access was removed.

    • Importing a brand new schedule can't accept recurring events and parent and child events

    • Resource streaming fails if multiple resources were in the same timeframe

  • Manage Exams

    • Search by user in Exam Curriculum Tag Report broken

    • Users without access to bulk change curriculum tag still saw option

  • Manage Gradebook

    • Can't attach forms that include different item types including rubrics and free text comments

    • Freetext comments entered into an attached form don't save

    • Notices pushed to the message centre if dropbox assessment added will have HTML tags stripped

    • Item response orders aren't being respected when an assessment form was attached to a gradebook entry

    • Failure to import grades from a quiz attached to a gradebook entry

  • Observerships

    • Fixed bug sending out confirmations at the wrong time.

  • MSPR

    • In report, lists the same name for all students.

  • Manage Users

    • Missing file extension to downloads from Manage User Meta Data

Changed

  • Assessment and Evaluation

    • Distributions

      • Added a link to delegated assessment tasks from the distribution progress page.

    • Reports

      • When creating learning event evaluation report, allow for a non-aggregated report.

    • CBME

      • Form templates: language change from prompt instead of flag.

  • Clinical Experience > Logbook

    • Changed tag set requirements for adding tags to courses so can support flat or hierarchical curriculum tag set.

    • Increased granularity in requirements so you can specify entries, roles, and environments for each tag.

  • Clinical Experiences > Rotation Schedule

    • Lists learners alphabetically by last name, not first name.

  • CBME

    • Changes on various screens to replace word 'attending' with 'assessor'.

    • Learners can no longer select themselves as assessors when triggering assessments.

  • Communities

    • Made "Edit" button visible on more pages if you are a community administrator.

  • Manage Curriculum

    • Restored ability of faculty users to view curriculum tag sets (located in Curriculum Tab now instead of Admin>Manage Curriculum).

    • Created way for faculty to view all curriculum reports (can access via Curriculum Tab now instead of Admin>Manage Curriculum).

    • Can see full description of a tag from the edit page since changed the size of the text box.

    • Updated AAMC PCRS included in a blank Elentra installation.

  • Duty Hours Tracking

    • Changed the way this becomes 'active'; no longer relies on the curriculum layout a course is in and instead looks to the clinical experience flag on the course.

  • Manage Events

    • Added cperiod to course group names to allow administrator to distinguish between course groups when adding event audience.

    • Recurring Events --> Event Series

      • Change to the user interface allows you to add event locations, faculty, and audience directly to event series when building through the user interface.

  • Exams

    • User will get notification if loses connectivity while taking exam.

    • Updated KR20 calculation.

  • Units

    • Added ability for staff:admin and staff:pcoordinator to edit course units after they are created.

  • Manage Users

    • Removed requirement to have a entry and grad year when editing a student user profile.

Added

  • Assessment and Evaluation

    • Ability to delete multiple tasks.

    • Ability to associate a Curriculum Track with assessment and evaluation forms and items.

    • Evaluations

      • Ability to let learner decide whether or not to release the evaluation to a faculty member (this will override the distribution setting).

    • Distributions

      • Added the ability to create an ad hoc assessment that allows learners and faculty to trigger an assessment on demand (this is to be used when an organization does not have CBME enabled).

    • Reports

      • Ability to produce a report on learning event evaluations that is not aggregated

  • CBME

    • Can now add and manage versions of the CBME Objective Tree. This allows you to update EPAs if programs have changed them.

    • Faculty can view feedback provided by learners when they 'thumbs up' a completed assessment (can view narrative comments and view tasks that were given a thumbs up but no comment left).

    • Additional confirmation messages when uploading CBME curriculum.

    • Ability to reorder contextual variable responses through the user interface.

    • Can now filter by student in the Assessor filter dropdown.

    • Ability to run a report on assessments that were completed by assessors and how many were completed in a given date range.

    • Residents can view comment details from the CBME dashboard.

    • Ability to delete a specific form generated by a template when in the 'edit blueprint' section.

    • Added ability to return resident:lecturers as assessors when triggering an assessment.

  • Clinical Experience > Logbook

    • Learner ability to log multiple entries at once (as long as they pertain to the same patient).

    • Reporting interface to view learners with deficiencies.

    • Ability to download csv of learners' logs (including view based on filter settings you've applied).

  • Clinical Experience > Lottery Module Phase 1

    • Administrative tools to build lotteries

    • Lottery is disabled by default in ME 1.14. If you want to play with it you need a developer to enable it for you in the database.

  • Clinical Experience > Rotation Schedule

    • Ability to schedule a span of consecutive slots for a learner.

  • Manage Courses

    • Ability to reorder courses through user interface so you can set a display order.

    • In Course Gradebook, added ability to include free text comments on assessment forms attached to a gradebook.

  • Manage Curriculum

    • Ability to set all tags within a curriculum tag set as loggable at once.

    • Ability to apply curriculum map versions when looking at curriculum tags in a table view.

  • Exams

    • Added visual cue in case user loses network connection.

  • Learning Object Repository

    • Made organization specific (weren't previously).

    • Ability to tag learning objects with curriculum tags.

  • Manage Users

    • Ability to store a learner's middle and preferred name in addition to their first and last names.

  • Restricted Days (System Settings)

    • Added ability to define a reason for a Restricted Day (and have users see that reason if they try to create an event on said restricted day).

  • User Experience

    • Can hide and display the sidebar as desired.

    • Faculty users who are assigned as the audience to specific events will be able to view those events from their dashboard.

    • A student assigned as a grader will now see a My Grading Tasks link on their profile page.

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